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Michael “M-Squared” McPherson is internationally renowned as one of the world’s finest DJ/Producer’s. M-Squared is the first USA Red Bull Thre3style National Champion. Millions have witnessed his electrifying live performances on Viacom’s hit TV series ‘Master of the Mix.’ While headlining DJ sets in hotspots like Vegas, Miami, Dubai, LA, New York City, and Paris, he has also toured the world as the official DJ for Grammy winning superstar Kelly Rowland. He has amassed a list of high-profile clients that includes iconic fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, NBA superstar Lebron James, NBC/Universal, The Grammy’s, Diageo, iHeart Media, the Fuse TV Network and many more. He has collaborated with and earned notable endorsements from legends like Questlove, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Irie and Z-Trip. With a decidedly global sensibility, M-Squared is known for his eclectic sound, style and unique ability to emotionally connect with any audience by transcending music genres and generational lines.
Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Orlando, FL. M-Squared’s passion for music started at an early age. He joined his middle-school band as a drummer and created mixes using a dual cassette deck as his turntables, until finally earning his first pair of Technics going into college. While rocking parties through his college years at Florida Atlantic University, M-Squared completed an extensive internship with Universal Music Group and graduated with a degree in International Business. In addition, he also worked with brands such as Banana Republic and Armani, which helped sharpen his eye for fashion and learn the importance of the music & fashion industries working together. Ready for the world, M-Squared decided to pursue his passion as a creative artist and began DJ’ing and making a name for himself on the celebrity DJ scene while honing his skills as a music producer.
M-Squared’s live show experience, extraordinary attention to detail and commitment to quality keep him in high demand. M-Squared is the first and only DJ ever to headline NBC/Universal’s massive New Years Eve bash ‘EVE’ for two consecutive years, 2013 and 2014 generating record breaking attendance numbers. M-Squared is set to begin his new exclusive residency with NBC/Universal at the top of 2015. He consistently performs at key industry events such as, NBA All-Star Weekend, NFL Superbowl Weekend and Fashion Week. From Miami to Dubai, he has headlined some of the biggest nightclubs and festivals around the world, like LIV Miami, LAX Las Vegas, The SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Tx. and Miami’s Winter Music Conference. As a producer, his music has gained support from various blogs and DJ’s such as Hype Machine and Just Blaze. Some of his influences range from Pharrell, Diplo and Mark Ronson to Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois.
Voted best Red Bull DJ in 2014, M-Squared was rewarded with a mural featuring his likeness painted by famed artist Andrew Spear. You can see the mural spanning across a big building in the popular “Mills 50” Art District in M-Squared’s home town Orlando, Fl. Axis Magazine named M-Squared one of the Top 20 Coolest people in Orlando. On a local level, for M-Squared giving back is important, whether it’s speaking to the youth at the Boys and Girls Club or giving a surprise performance for students at his alma mater’s career day. “Coming from very humble beginnings, I like taking the opportunity to positively inspire people and always strive for excellence. That’s what drives me to keep giving. It’s all about creating your reality while inspiring others, Design the Mood.”