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A founding person in the Invisibl Skratch Piklz and Triple Threat DJ crews, Shortkut is among the West Coast’s esteemed turntablists. Blessed Jon Cruz, Shortkut started DJing in 1987 at age 12 and shortly joined his initial DJ crew, Simply 2 Hype!, quickly thereafter. At 18 he helped discovered the Invisibl Skratch Piklz with Combine Professional Mike, Q-Bert, and DJ Drive. The Piklz continued to become perhaps one of the most important DJ crews from the ’90s, leading Shortkut to some membership within the Defeat Junkies and remixes for Ras Kass and Ozomatli. In 2003, Shortkut’s various other longstanding DJ group, Triple Threat, released its debut record, Many Styles.

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Full Name Shortkut
Music Groups Beat Junkies, Invisibl Skratch Piklz
Music Songs Patli Galli, Kyun Hota Hai Dil Deewana, Kal Nau Baje, Mareeze Mohabbat, Patli Galli (Remix By Dj Nasha,Nucleya), Mareeze Mohabbat (Remix By Dj Nasha)
Albums Blunted With a Beat Junkie, Live at the Futureprimitive Soundsession

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