DJ Qeys, member of Tampa band Samurai Shotgun and Sinister Syndicate Crew, discovered his musical talents as early as the age of 5. His father being a DJ, Qeys was taught the basics of DJing such as mixing, song selection, and crowd interaction early in his childhood. He began doing parties, reunions, and even weddings alongside his father, DJ Smove, all throughout grade school and into high school. It wasn’t until he moved to Tampa from Virginia to attend college, that he realized this talent was to be taken more seriously and eventually become his career. DJ Qeys has worked his way to be one of Tampa Bay’s most prominent DJs.From producing for multiple artists, releasing a solo EP, and placing 17th in the Online World DMC Championship in 2013 and 2nd in the DMC Regional battle in Tampa in 2015 and 2016.