Biography

5 & A Dime is a DJ, Mash-Up Artist, and Producer from the Philadelphia area. Through his unique mixing and mashing of all styles of mainstream music including Top 40, Hip Hop, House, Electro and Dubstep, he has created a sound all his own. His high-energy performance consists of live mixing and is visually accentuated by his 16 x 6 foot tall LED light show.

On the strength of the recent #BASSMOB …tour, 5 & A Dime has created some serious waves in the college market in 2011. He released the mash up album “Ear Candy” in April, which received over 50k downloads in its first two weeks. In the summer of 2011, 5 & A Dime released the single “Skrillmau5” which was able to clinch the #1 spot on Hype Machine, an aggregator of the best songs from over 800 music blogs of all different genres. Throughout the fall of 2011, 5 & A Dime was on a national tour, performing at over 35 colleges opening for major artists like Wiz Khalifa as well as Super Mash Bros and was even featured on Barstool Sport’s “Blackout Tour”. In late October, 5 & A Dime released his first official music video and within a month the YouTube hit 100k views. The year was also marked with the release of his third album, “#BASSMOB” which had over 75k downloads in its first two weeks.

2012 started off with a bang, as 5 & A Dime headlined a NYC New Years Eve event in the prestigious Angel Orensanz Building rocking out a sell out crowd of over 700 people! Only a few days later did 5 & Dimes collab with Basic Physics reach #2 on Hype Machine with their single “Filth in Paris”. As 2012 rolls on, you will see 5 & A Dime venture into the international scene, performing early in the year in Calgary, Canada while still throwing down hard at colleges throughout the U.S. Also be on the look out for substantial growth in his production, with 5 & A Dime venturing into remixes and original production. 5 & A Dime and his #BASSMOB movement will for sure be a force to reckon with both in the college market and international EDM scene throughout the rest of 2012 and into 2013!

Fan page: http://www.facebook.com/fiveandadime

Edited by gak213 on 21 Mar 2012, 20:18

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