A native of the Bronx, and raised during the Golden Age of Hip-hop, Steven A. Cruz (DJ Masterplan) quickly became inspired by the Hip-hopculture, and in particular, Dj-ing. He bought his first decks at 19, and with much practice and dedication, has quickly become one of the Bronx’stop DJs. He is known for his versatility and eclectic blends of various genres, such as hip-hop, pop, electronica, house, and classic 80s and 90s dance hits. Inspired by DJs such as Grandmaster Roc Raida, A-Trak, Jazzy Jeff, AM, Premier, Mix Master Mike, and Craze, DJ Masterplan can be seen showcasing a style similar to that of his favorite DJs.
In addition to DJ-ing, Masterplan is also a senior at The City College of New York. He will be graduating with a degree in History and Philosophy in the Spring of 2012.
You can catch DJ Masterplan spinning at various bars and lounges throughout NYC, in addition to events sponsored by WCCR: City College Radio at The City College of New York.