To Chris, music is a lifestyle that requires dedication and love. Music is a positive force in his life. It inspires his work curating lineups for festivals and nightclubs, his original music productions, and his work DJing festivals, parties and nightclub events. Chris has been a resident DJ at 18th St Lounge in DC (birthplace of Thievery Corporation) for more than ten years. As the DJ Culture curator for the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Chris brought cutting edge music lineups by celebrated artists like Diplo, Questlove, Santogold, K Swift, Peanut Butter Wolf, Cut Chemist, Biz Markie, Wiz Khalifa, The Clipse, Nickodemus, Stretch Armstrong, Karizma, and DJ Spinna to Baltimore’s Artscape and Light City festivals. Chris worked as a record buyer for Music Liberated, booked international DJ sets for Red Maple, set up global tours, remix and licensing deals for Unruly Records and helped launch the historic My Crew Be Unruly events.