DJ FLO FADER, aka Roscoe Floyd, was born October 21, 1976 in Savannah, GA. He was raised in the Northeast NJ and NY. Roscoe's musical influence was mostly from his step dad, Emanuel Louis Turner, who was the lead guitarist for a funk band called Electrified Funk.
At the age of fifteen in 1992, Flo Fader moved to Atlanta, GA and was introduced to turntablism by his friend Josh Winkler, aka DJ KLEVER. A year later, he returned to New Jersey. Roscoe had transformed himself to Flo Fader. Growing up with a Hip Hop background, the Northeast was the best place to absorb it all. Flo Fader analyzed DJs like Mr. Sinista, Roc Raida, Grandmaster Flash, Chuck Chillout, Marley Marl, and Q-bert for their arrangements in scratching, mixing, music selection, and presentation.