It was only a few years ago when the DJ was a person lingering in the background, pumping music for people at a given party. Today, the DJ is the event. We all hail the person behind the decks, that rockstar whose own productions are what fans come to hear.
Festival season has already revved into full throttle and these are some of the elite jockeys steering the party ship. Only many of the artists you’ll find on this list are barely old enough to obtain a driver’s license, let alone play captain on an ocean cruiser. Albeit, these young bloods are the jockeys making great sound waves. Scroll through to see VIBE’s Top 25 Dance Music DJs Under 25 of 2013. →
Compiled by Bianca Mukhi & Max Chung