DJ King Assassin
Craig S. Venegas Alvarado (born January 15, 1971) known by the stage name DJ King Assassin is an American musician, rapper, record producer and DJ from the California Bay Area & Los Angeles. Also known as DJ Raleem, he was in the group Lyrical Prophecy with Quiz 1, Double Duce, Dark Side & Chris Cut (Chris Manak), now known as The famous DJ Peanut Butter Wolfand owns Stones Throw Records. They released their first 12 inch pressing on the PMR Label entitled group "Lyrical Prophecy - U Can't Swing This". Venegas produced music with West coast & East coast platinum royalty including the late Tupac Shakur, Shock G, Wyclef Jean, Thug Life, Ice-T, Roger (Zapp), Rob Base, Eazy E, Akon etc. He mixed & mastered over 300 titles for Universal Records, EMI, Koch and his label Liferdef.
DJ King Assassin was awarded best DJ at the West Coast Hip Hop awards in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He reached his debut on Billboard at number #7 under the most known DJ of all social networks with networks ranging from MySpace 2.6 Million fans to Twitter with over 3 million fans & followers. DJ King Assassin is the official DJ for the legendary artist Kokane who is the most featured artist in the world. With the release of Kokane's album Hosted by DJ King Assassin entitled Dr. Kokastien reached number one on Billboard heat seekers. DJ King Assassin currently holds the number one ranking chart on ReverbNation nationally under the music genre DJ in Los Angeles and has his own radio show which is syndicated across the globe and is owner CEO of the popular websites 982 The Beat and Mix Show Blast, which is currently in the top 2,000 in USA. In 2014 he will host and DJ the 2014 West Coast Hip Hop Awards in Los Angeles paying tributes to the late great artists Tupac Shakur, Eazy E & Nate Dogg.