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Los Angeles native, Ryan Best, better known by his stage name DJ MR. BEST, grew up in Philadelphia. Influenced by an eclectic blend of Rock & Roll, R&B, and Hip-Hop, he developed a well-rounded appreciation for music, and began collecting records at a young age. After getting his first set of DJ equipment, DJ MR. BEST quickly picked up the craft and began his pursuit to being one of the nations most in-demand DJs.
DJ MR.BEST moved back to Los Angeles to build his name as a prominent West Coast DJ and he can now be found monthly performing at the most premier nightclubs in Hollywood, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego and more cities! He also landed a position as an official tour DJ for the Yahoo! “On The Road Tour” in 2013, performing alongside the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons and Empire of the Sun, to name just a few.
DJ MR. BEST can also be found DJ-ing for The Academy Awards, The Golden Globes, and The Emmys, as well as various movie and television premiere events such as Seven Pounds, Salt, Burlesque, Black Swan, Lost, and The Office to name a few. He became the go-to DJ for events such as US Weekly’s Hollywood Hot Party and consecutive events for the GQ Man of The Year Awards and the TNT NBA All Star Parties. His influence has even spread to Vegas where he’s done events like Polaroid’s CES After Party for Lady Gaga. Soon, major corporate clients followed as MR. BEST was hired for companies such as Mercedes Benz, Warner Brothers, HTC, Viacom, as well as A-List celebrity clients such as Paris Hilton, Lauren Conrad, and Britney Spears.
To further diversify himself, he has released various in-demand mix tapes and official remixes. He teamed up with a producing partner, DJ Spider, to do official remixes for major record labels including tracks for Usher (Love In This Club & DJ Got Us Falling In Love) that became an exclusive ringtone deal through Sony Erickson, Ciara (Go Girl), and Far East Movement (Rocketeer). Their production has also been featured on FOX’s primetime television show “Bones”.
Through it all, MR. BEST has become an example of homegrown talent that earned his place through hard work and determination.