Miles Medina was born in the Bay Area and started competing in turntable battles at the age of 14. Over the years, Miles has continued to refine his craft, honing his skills with intention and dedication. His eclectic personality is translated into colorful sets with music that spans across genres, time, space, and beyond. His video "Put Some Miles On It" went viral and earned him a finalist spot in A-trak's 1st Annual 2017 Goldie Awards, a global DJ battle with finalists fromall over the world. At the Goldie Awards, Miles set himself apart from the competition with his depth of knowledge on technique, creativity, and style. Out of over 300 submissions and eight multicultural competitors, his track selection and skillset amazed the judges and won him the title of 1st Annual 2017 Goldie Award Winning DJ. Miles Medina’s innate musicality has allowed him the opportunity to perform alongside heavyweights that include Jazzy Jeff, Just Blaze, & Z-trip. In addition to djing, Miles pours his creativity into production including remixes and edits which can be heard by your favorite djs around the world. And while his progress can be viewed in his innovative turntable videos, all eyes are watching Miles Medina’s journey to greatness. As usual for our Diggin' w/ series, Miles Medina is highlighting his current 5 favorite tracks from around the globe!
P-Lo - Stunna Anthem
P-Lo just released his latest album "Stunna" and it's been a huge win for the Bay Area (California), where i'm from. On this song you'll also hear scratches from me. P-lo wanted scratches as part of the sound design of this album, so you'll hear me on almost every track of the project which I'm super proud of.
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force - Planet Rock (BRLLNT Slowed Edit)
BRLLNT is a really dope producer from Seoul, South Korea. He makes a wide range of music and every time i play a track of his it's like unleashing a secret weapon.
Rema - Lady (Towfu & Mozes Edit)
The homies Towfu & Mozes from Boston made this crazy edit of Rema's Lady. I probably play it every set damn near because it is impossible not to dance when you hear the groove with the vocals over it. Hits the core of my soul.
Mura Masa - e-motions
This has a lot of elements I look for in dance music. It hits the heart but also moves your body. Also even if you've never heard it, it feels nostalgic and probably makes you a little sad in a good way lol
Saweetie - My Type 2 Much (Medina Edit)
I'm from the Bay Area and Saweetie is pretty much queen where I'm from. I made this edit of My Type a few years back and i haven't stopped playing it since. It's a good balance of slap and feel good.