Troy James was born and raised in Orange County, California. Growing up, Troy was always full of energy and laughter and always had a smile on his face. Troy's earliest musical exposure came from his father, James, who showed him "Light my Fire" by The Doors. While listening to music Troy always loved to dance, music made him move, no matter what the genre.Once Troy was in middle school, he discovered electronic music. It was about that time in his life when he really discovered what he loved. When Troy was 15 his freshman year, he downloaded a program called Virtual DJ and could not stop using it. He became obsessed with making new mixes and furthering his skill as a DJ. Troy became known as DJ TJ and soon after started DJ'ing at the senior house parties. Troy discovered "Shuffling" when he was in his sophomore year and started a dance crew at his high school. Everyday in high school life troy was either dancing, working on new DJ mixes, or just kicking back and enjoying the music he loved. His first EDM festival was Beyond Wonderland 2009 and once again, his life was forever changed. Going through his high school years, Troy kept DJ'ing, dancing, and going to shows.Troy DJ'd at his first club on his 18th birthday and started to break into that scene. Since then, Troy has DJ'd at clubs all over Orange County over the past couple years. Growing up with a lot of musical influence, Troy has discovered the kind of music he really likes and wants to share that with the world. Troy hates the idea of american radio, and how the same songs get played on repeat all day long. He believes the radio should be a way to give underground artists exposure and bring new music to people around the world! Sadly that is not the case, but Troy will not stop on his journey to bring new music to the world. Troy knows what he loves and he will never give up on it. He will change the music industry in today's culture.