JoeyR’s love for music came at an early age. In the 80’s and early 90’s he was heavily influenced by hip-hop and turntablism. It was the sound, cutting, scratching, juggling and extreme techniques that inspired JoeyR to become a DJ. Some of his influences were DJ’s such as Mix Master Mike, Hurricane, Qbert, and Jazzy Jeff. During these times JoeyR began to gain more exposure to Dance Music, and soon after began to realize his calling. Most of his inspiration developed in his teenage years in Chicago Nightclubs, After Hours Clubs, Underground Parties, Massive Raves, and everything in-between. During these times, DJ’s like Bad Boy Bill, Richard Vission, Green Velvet, and many more, gave him the inspiration and fuel to fine tune and hone his mixing style.
As a DJ and a Performing Artist, JoeyR incorporates a wide variety of House Music in his DJ sets. He is known for headlining events and working rooms of all sizes with his high energy tracks, quick mixing, and jaw dropping effects. Originally from St. Louis, he has held a staple in the electronic music scene as one of St. Louis’ best DJ’s. Between clubs, parties, and fashion events, he has played and resided in some of St. Louis’ hottest nightclubs. JoeyR has shared venues and opened for some of the best DJ’s in the industry including some of his most inspirational DJ’s Bad Boy Bill and DJ Dan. With a decade of experience, it is no wonder that he has been back and forth between Chicago and other cites to further his DJ career. And will with out a doubt, take any city by storm. Stay tuned as he is currently working on the production side of dance music and elevating his exposure.