DJ Mek

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About DJ Mek

Pete Mescalero, professionally known by his stage name DJ Mek, is an Irish award-winning hip hop DJ/turntablist and producer.[1] He has won 5 Irish national Disco Mix Club championships and remixed/produced artists like Ian Brown, The Frames,[2] Zig and Zag[3] and Jon Carter‘s Monkey Mafia.[4] In 1989, he became the first DJ from the Republic of Ireland to enter the U.K. DMC Championships, and went on to win 5 Irish national titles. He was briefly banned from entering the championships but that decision was later overturned.[5] His group ScaryEire were the first Irish rap act to be signed to a major label. He retired from competitive mixing competitions in 2000 and contributed a monthly Megamix to RTÉ 2fm from 2000 to 2012