Shannon “DJ Skip” Syas has gained worldwide acclaim as a dance music producer, remixer, promoter, and DJ. Skip hails from Chicago, where he contributed to the Chicago house music genre that quickly spread to the rest of the world and remains a vibrant sector of the dance music scene on any continent.
Skip joined forces with four-time GRAMMY® nominee and nationally-syndicated DJ, Steve “Silk” Hurley, to form the premiere dance music label, S&S Records. The label has since become the home to numerous house music legends and has released several compilation albums featuring original songs from a large roster of global greats.
Skip also co-wrote the electro-house banger “Let Me Sip My Drink” with Robbie Rivera & Fast Eddie, whose Chuckie Remix has been rocking dance floors globally.
Recently, Skip has performed and worked worldwide with the likes of Umek, Kanye West, Common, Jazzy Jeff, Redman, Method Man, Ludacris, Twista, Mase, Lou Bega, Too Short, Justin Timberlake, R Kelly, Fantasia, Mario, Craig David, Artful Dodger, Todd Terry, DJ Tomek, Little Louie Vega, Paul Johnson, Carl Cox, Paul Oakenfold, Steve “Silk” Hurley, DJ Sneak, Slugo, Derrick Carter, Mousse T, Cajmere, Biz Markie, Bad Boy Bill, Bob Sinclair, Robert Armani, Funk Master Flex, DJ Clue, Felix Da Housecat, Daft Punk, Icey, DJ Skribble, Roy Davis Jr., DJ Funk, Kenny Ken and Jam Master Jay just to name a few.
Skip is currently DJ’ng across the globe in front of crowds of 60,000+, and has developed an especially strong following globally, having been featured in a number of global magazines and TV shows. Expect follow-up hits from Skip in the house music vein, with some big names in tow.