DJ Performer Since: 1985
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To put it simply, King Otto is a DJ’s DJ. True to the craft and draped in experience, he does not carry the title of “King” groundlessly. Otto’s vast knowledge of music and DJing began 30 years ago in the Seattle and Vancouver B-Boy and Hiphop scenes. In 2002 Otto made the move to Minneapolis to be closer to family and soon found a new home DJing in such notable Twin Cities venues as The Imperial Room, First Avenue, 7th Street Entry, The Dinkytowner, The Varsity Theater and more.
Otto continues to play every weekend at local events, lounges and clubs such as Nightingale, Constantine and the popular NE Minneapolis haunt, Honey, where he has held a residency for over 9 years.
He has shared the stage in direct support with The Roots, Jill Scott, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Jagged Edge, Public Enemy, Brother Ali, Atmosphere, Z-Trip and a whole lot more.
Otto is also a collector of 45rpm vinyl records and has an extensive collection and a worldwide network of fans and friends who share the same passion. He has carried his record collection to perform at cities across North America, including New York, Portland, and a current residency in Chicago.
Whether its a boutique event or bangin’ club night, DJ King Otto is sure to keep the crowd pleased.