American house & hip hop DJ, producer, and artist. Born: 30 January 1973 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Brooklyn born and raised DJ, producer, remixer and artist. Spinna began his recording career in 1994 as a member of the the underground hip hop group . Throughout his career, he has broken down musical barriers between the worlds of hip hop, deep house, soul, and jazz working with everyone from , , and , through , , , and all the way to , , and . He has other notable side projects to his credit such as the , , and his alter ego , which have also seen releases.