MaddJazz has been honing his innovative style for nearly seventeen years. By the age of 18, he was already DJing at raves, loft parties and clubs. Influenced by these early raves as well as his start in the turntablism scene—winning or placing in various DJ Battles including the DMC Chicago heats, MaddJazz blends his favorite House, Techno, Rave, Hip Hop, Bmore, Electro, Booty, Juke, and Latin elements in the attempt to find inventive ways to showcase the emergent Chicago sound. in 2013 MaddJazz was invited to compete in the Red Bull Thre3tyle where he would place 2nd in Chicago..MaddJazz has shared the decks with infamous trendsetters by the likes of AC Slater, Bad Boy Bill, Blaqstarr, Crookers, CZR, Dave Luxe, DJ Deeon, Diplo, Distal, DJ Hyperactive, DJ Qbert, DJ Rashad, DJ Sega, DJ Slugo, DJ Spinn, DJ Tameil, Drop The Lime, Dubbel Dutch, Flosstradamous, Frankie Knuckles, Jubilee, Kaptain Cadillac, Kingdom, Little Louie Vega, Manare, Marvy Da Pimp, Mike Dunn, Nick Catchdubs, Paul Johnson, Tim Dolla and The X-ecutioners, as well as Hip Hop heavyweights such as Daddy Yankee, Jadakiss, Styles P, UGK, Maluca and Chicago’s own Kid Sister.He’s has made raves and clubs bang across the Midwest, at WMC and SXSW. MaddJazz has brought his sounds to Belgium, France, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Puerto Rico, Spain and has collaborated with and remixed a list of well- respected individuals.