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DJ Reborn

DJ & Sonic Artist
DJs for Justice

DJ Reborn is a trailblazing international DJ, sound collage artist, and arts educator.

Born in Chicago and based in New York, Reborn’s diverse career spans decades of electrifying audiences across continents. This sought-after phenom has opened shows for artists ranging from The Roots, Erykah Badu and John Legend, to Jack White. Her dynamic style has been embraced across mediums by artists like Kara Walker, Wangechi Mutu, Carrie Mae Weems, Julie Mehretu and Sanford Biggers. She has rocked the decks on BET, the NAACP Image Awards, prestigious stages and festivals including Carnegie Hall, The Sydney Opera House, Glastonbury, Camp Flog Gnaw, The Kennedy Center, and The Apollo. She is the resident DJ for the iconic Ms. Lauryn Hill’s world tour. Most recently, Reborn dazzled at the historic 2022 Academy Awards Governor’s Ball alongside the incomparable DJ D-Nice.

Reborn is an active arts educator and mentor, partnering with Urban Word NYC, Sadie Nash Leadership Project, Lower Eastside Girls Club and more. She is also the founder of DJs for Justice, a coalition of DJs using their platforms in service of racial, social and economic justice. She is currently developing an international performance piece centered around archiving the stories of women in the DJ world.

DJ Reborn’s uncanny ability to impact crowds from festivals to galas to weddings sets her apart in her field. Her love for music is palpable.

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Events featuring DJ Reborn
Events featuring DJ Reborn