Damion Daniel is a rising star in the electro/dance music scene but is already a well established figure in the music industry.
A native of Trinidad, Damion Daniel was musically gifted, learning how to play the piano, violin and the flute at an early age (he eventually earned a college scholarship for music). However, his musical education was tempered with a love for the turntables, as his father was a well known DJ on the island. Damion learned to spin when he was just 12 years old. Around the same time, his family moved to the States and settled in Washington, DC., where he quickly became the DJ of choice for area events and house parties.
As his popularity grew, he was requested to DJ for such top selling rap acts as Wyclef Jean, Ruff Ryders, The Lox, Cash Money Millionaires, and Born Jamericans. Damion toured nationwide with these artists in arenas to sold-out crowds.
After coming off the road, he was featured at the best clubs in Washington DC, such as Lima, Ultrabar, Fly, Shadowroom, and Ibiza, to name a few. Damion also mixed on the radio airwaves, at well-known stations like WPGC and WKYS. He spun during the highest rated dayparts, including 5:00pm drive time and the popular lunch time mix.
When XM Satellite Radio launched, Damion was hand-picked to be the Music Director, Midday, Midnight & Weekend Personality for XM Radio Channel 67 (formerly known as “THE CITY”). Also Spun on XM’s BPM Mix-Shows. With that platform, his voice and style is heard nationally, in Canada, on Direct TV Channel 847, AOL Music XM, and on airlines such as Jet Blue, Air Tran and United Airlines. He is one of XM’s most visible personalities and has racked up numerous awards. Damion was the winner of the 2006 NBA DJ All-Star battle, in addition to winning the Best Satellite Mix-Show award at the Mix Show PowerSummit, also in 2006.
Damion Daniel has a deep appreciation, love and respect for the art of house, progressive, dance, and electro music. The vibe and energy of the music speaks to him. Damion has been cheered and applauded by these crowds at clubs in Aspen, Las Vegas, Miami, Baltimore, Texas, Buffalo NY, Providence Rode Island and Washington, DC. He’s opened for such artists like Charles Feelgood, Infected Mushroom, Samantha Ronson and Christopher Lawrence just to name a few. His mastery of the turntables, matched with his immense energy, ability to amp up the crowd and intense production and remixes, make Damion Daniel a major player to watch, love & enjoy.