Monalisa Murray has been an independent grassroots promoter of quality music and events across the country for almost 20 years. She supported various DJs and musicians in the Los Angeles area as a music promoter and a fan before taking her love of music to the turntables in 2006. Monalisa is a member of Spinderella's Backspin DJ Crew, as well as Los Angeles' own KPL All-Star DJs and Umoja HiFi Soundsystem. When she's not selecting sweet sounds, Monalisa can usually be found working behind the scenes and digging for records at Amoeba Music in Hollywood. Her key DJ influences include Larry Levan, Jaycee, Spinderella, Rhettmatic, J Rocc, Rich Medina, Sake One and Spinna.