Washington D.C., United States
Karl-Eric Lerebours was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. As a boy, he used to listen to the local DJs mixing on the radio, he was captivated by their abilities to mash 2-3 songs at the same time. Karl-Eric began his DJ dream as DJ Blaze, he started mixing reggae, hip hop, reggaeton and rap for friends that used to come to his house. However, his parents told him that education was the first priority of his life, yet, he chose to fulfill his dream. He practiced day and night before starting to play at his first gigs. Karl-Eric landed various shows around cities of Port-au-Prince, Washington D.C. & New York City. In 2009, Kalo started making bootlegs and launched a monthly podcasts on his Soundcloud account. Within few months, his bootlegs were being post on youtube, shared online and blogged by the most popular electronic music blogs in the world such as Bacau House Mafia, Greek House Loverz, House Essentials, Beat My Day, Hungry4Music to name a few.