P-trix

Bio

With a new generation of DJs and turntablists, P-Trix is definitely one at the top of its class. From being crowned the 1999 DMC USA Champion, placing a very respectable 3rd place at the World Championships, and being named the Dirtstyle DJ of the Year by the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, P-Trix has shown the world that he is a force to be reckoned with.

P-Trix is Patrick Arriola from Los Angeles, a proud member of the DJ crew known as the Immortal Fader Fyters (IF2). At the age of 12, he first began djing and a few years later, entered his first of many competitions. With many years of practice, all types of music, especially hip-hop, jazz, and experimental music have influenced his style. He is known to be one of the best beat jugglers in the world, with his very unique, technical and innovative style. His talent has amazed veteran DJs, has influenced many up and coming turntablists, and has earned him many titles and fans throughout the world.

P-Trix has been seen and featured worldwide on MTV and BET, the Ricki Lake Show, and in magazines such as Rap Pages, The Fader, URB, Blaze, and numerous publications throughout the world. He is also featured worldwide in DJ oriented videos such as the DMC, ITF, and Tableturns videos. With his skills in high demand, P-Trix has showcased his talent all over the world.

With more and more people recognizing P-Trix’s skills, he will continue to advance his skills as a turntablist, as well as evolve as a musician and a producer. When asked what the source of his music is, he says, “It all comes from my heart and soul. It’s all about the love for the music and to have fun with it.”

DJ P-Trix Facts

Name: Patrick Arriola
Alias: P-Trix
Birthdate: Oct. 3, 1979
Birthplace: Hollywood, CA
Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Began Djing: 1992
Type of DJ: Hip-Hop DJ/Turntablist/Battle Dj/ Funk/Soul/House Crew Affiliations: Immortal Fader Fyters (IF2) Performed live with: Eminem, The Roots, Mos Def, Wyclef, Macy Gray, De La Soul, Jurrasic 5, Ozomatli, Heiroglyphics, Boot Camp Click, Black Eyes Peas, Dilated Peoples, Lootpack, X-ecutioners, Invisibl Skratch Piklz and many more.

Titles and Awards:

1997 Fatbeats LA Champion
1997 Rapsheet Champion
1998 Freestyle Sessions Champ
1998 ITF USA-3rd place
1998 Blaze Magazine Champion
1999 DMC LA Champion
1999 DMC USA Champion
1999 DMC World- 3rd Place
1999 Dirtstyle Champion of the Year
1999 Vestax World- 2nd Place
2000 DMC USA- 2nd Place
2000 Vestax World- 2nd Place

Quoteables:

"Intricate and futuristic turntable funk at its finest."
-Qbert, Invisibl Skratch Piklz

“..one of the illest beat jugglers out.”
-Mista Sinista, X-ecutioners

“P-Trix is one of the sickest turntablists of the new generation, with an attitude towards beat juggling that will surely change the way people juggle forever.”
-Sugarcuts, Tableturns

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