Dj

Papa Beatz

Management Team UBM

About

 

David “DJ Papa Beatz” Berrios Bio Born and raised in El Barrio, Spanish Harlem NY David started spinning music at the age of 14. We would just set up in a park plug into a Lamp Post for power and we would do our thing. I had the privilege of growing up in the same neighborhood of a lot of the Great Freestyle artists TKA, Sa-Fire, & More, Frankie Cutlass and the Legendary now Salsa artist Marc Anthony. It was a great time. In the summer of 1986 I studied Recording Engineering at the Institute of Audio Research in NY and then went on to college to study Radio Communications. In 1987 the FSD Sound Production (FSD = FreeStyle Dancer) company was born with 2 of my best friends and fellow DJ’s Victor & JD. We would spin at parties and always had a great time. I worked the board for a while but then started to have a family and I needed steady work, so my love for music took a backseat for a while but the fever was always there. Fast Forward to 2012 my boy DJ Victor who continued to spin got me back into it. I bought a whole new setup and took over the basement. My daughters one day hung a sign on the basement door the stated Papa Beatz Productions downstairs and the name stuck. I enjoy playing all the old FreeStyle Classics and I hope those who listen to my mixes enjoy as much as I enjoy spinning them!