DJ Lean Rock - The rhythm of style
DJ Lean Rock (Reppin with Floorlords Crew, Boogie Brats, Horsepower Bbeat Militia, and Squadron all day!) is one of the busiest Break DJs in the game. Hailing from Boston MA, Lean Rock has been a b-boy for nearly 15 years and a DJ for 4. His going the extra mile to dig for rare funky Breaks that no one else is rocking has led him to gigs in Holland, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Taiwan, England, Mexico, Canada and other places across the globe not to mention top battles including IBE, Freestyle Session, Bboy Hodown, World Bboy Classic, Bboy City, Outbreak, Mighty 4, United Styles and many more. In the tradition of such legendary b-boys turned DJs as Jazzy Jay, GrandWizzard Theodore and GrandMixer DXT, Lean Rock is carrying the torch, doing his part to preserve both the b-boy and DJ elements of Hip Hop culture.
Lean Rock, also very successful in the Bboy industry has won numerous top battles such as Out For Fame 2006 US National Championship, United Styles World Bboy Cup 2, Evolution 3, and Bboy Summit X. DJ Lean Rock's affiliations include The Floor Lords, Boogie Brats, Squadron,
and HorsePower Bbeat Militia.
To stay at the forefront of the music game, Lean Rock is always on the lookout for fresh new tunes and styles for his turntables. For him, coming up with brand-new vibes and rhythms is the perfect way to express himself and underline his individuality.
Boston Massacre (2007)
Mass Murda Break Mix (2007)
Lord of the Drums (2009)
The Bboy Spot Mixtape (2010)
Music he loves:
James Brown, The J.B's, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye, Bob James, Black Heat, Jimmy Castor Bunch, Pleasure, Gap Band, Cameo, The Soul Searchers, Barry White, Al Green, The Supremes, Mongo Santamaria, Fania All Stars, Hector Lavoe, Ruben Blades, Willie Colon, Ralfi Pagan, Ray Barretto, Johnny Colon, Tito Puente, Roberto Roena, The Barkays, Earth Wind & Fire, The Jackson 5, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles, Bernard Purdie, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Santana, Gangstarr, Nas, Jay-Z, EPMD, Eric B & Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, KRS One, Wu Tang, D.I.T.C, Big Pun, J Dilla, Busta Rhymes, Tribe Called Quest and more