Mark Stylz's involvement in the world of hip hop during his youth developed him into the powerhouse DJ rockin the decks at some of the most premiere clubs around the country.
Beginning as a BBoy breakdancing in various parks and youth clubs throughout San Diego in the early 80's, it was evident that spinning records would be the natural progression for this young boy who loved the hip hop culture. By the time he was 12, Mark Stylz got his first pair of turntables and hasn't stopped rocking them ever since. His love for music, dedication to his craft, and his deep understanding of the world of music allowed him to make a name for himself as a DJ.
After 20+ years of dedication to DJing, Stylz has mastered the art of mixing and his turntable skills to give audience goers the ultimate club experience. Because of his mastery, Stylz has maintained many residencies at some of Los Angeles' hottest and most exclusive nightclubs including Ivar, Nationale, Cinespace, El Dorado, and Dragon. The combination of his turntable skills and tasteful music selection has also earned him residencies in the nightlife capital of the world Las Vegas, as well as around the country, including Scottsdale, San Francisco, San Diego and Atlantic City, just to name a few. He has also toured across up and down North America in 2007 and 2008 stopping in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Diego, San Francisco, Phoesnix, Park City, Scottsdale, Denver, Dallas, Miami, Mexico, and Canada.
He is called on by high-end clientele and celebrities for their parties and events because they know his sets will impress and keep up the energy in the room. He has DJed for parties and events such as Hugh Hefner's 81st and 82nd Birthday, the Playmate Sleepover at the Palms, and Dave Navarro's Birthday and for celebrities such as Madonna, Busta Rhymes, Xzibit, Jamie Foxx, Janice Dicknson, Macy Grey, Joel Madden, Timbaland, Avril Lavigne, Too Short, Mix Master Mike, Dirt Nasty, Paul Oakenfold, and Tiesto.
Undeniably one of the baddest DJs on the planet, Exodus has continued to push the boundaries of electronic music. His hard edged sound and ridiculous scratching skills have blazed a path of devastation, dropping a unique blend of Dirty Electro, Peak hour House, Techno and Turntablism. Touring regularly, Exodus has made stops all over the USA as well as repeated stops to Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Italy, The Netherlands, Venezuela, Poland, & Spain.
Currently the host of one of the highest rated mix shows in the USA, Dirty Drumz Radio with Jared D, you can catch him on the airwaves every week with guest DJs like Bad Boy Bill, Richard Vission, DJ Dan, Donald Glaude, DJ Irene, Richie Santana & Peter Bailey, Twocker & many more!
Exodus' beginnings in the 90's saw him playing every major nightclub in NYC within the first year of being a DJ. Earning respect quickly from promoters and DJ's at a furious pace, Exodus went on to land many residency spots at most of NYC mega clubs, the Tunnel, Limelight, Sound Factory (Pacha), etc. During this time Exodus held residency with some of the biggest names in the industry weekly, Danny Teneglia, Junior Vasquez, Johnathan Peters, Johnny Vicious etc., playing to crowds of 2-5 thousand people weekly.
After some time, Exodus' tastes in music started to get harder, and his interest in playing at raves & festivals began. It was also around this time his interest in production took a turn to Chicago hardhouse. After releasing over 40 vinyl releases on numerous labels, Exodus became a hardhouse household name. Playing countless raves & festivals, from 150 person venue's to as many as 35 thousand people, his popularity began to grow gaining the attention of promoters and clubs around the globe. His electrifying sets would be the most talked about thing at every event he played, leaving club goers demanding him back again! He goes on to say "Never in all my dreams as I grew up wanting to be a DJ, did I ever think I would one day be on the path as the people I looked up too. It was a humbling experience."