About

As a member of Berlin’s new generation of Hip-Hop DJs, Grzly Adams began his career on the decks in Cologne in 1996. In 2003, he moved to Berlin, playing solo-sets at various clubs and continuing to build up a solid household name as a selector of eclectic urban music. His reputation grew quickly within the scene where he co-founded collectives such as BeatEvolution & Urbanology. He plays up to 100+ International shows a year. His extensive repertoire and discipline in staying up-to-date has seen him share the bill with International names like Diplo, The Glitch Mob, Brillz, Troyboi, RjD2, Nas, OFWGKTA, Rakim, Nicki Minaj, Tropkillaz, Baauer, Dj Craze, Mike Skinner, Boys Noize & many others.

He does Mixtapes for various artists, labels, brands & personal projects. Grzly moves a number of dancefloors on a weekly basis, drawing crowds of up to 1000 people with DJ Sets that are constantly changing. Due to the success of his DJ Sets and selections, Grzly also holds a residency at the Prince Charles & Cassiopeia Club in Berlin.


Additional Projects:

Outside the DJ booth, Grzly’s life also revolves around music: between 2007 & 2008, he assisted Native Instruments in their development of the first generation of Traktor Scratch as a product specialist & beta-tester. 2014 he travelled germany to give Workshops on their new Controller S8.

In May 2013, Grzly travelled to India for a 6-week stay mission with DJ Uri as cultural ambassadors & DJ Instructors, giving local children introductions to DJ & Music Production activities. The two are instrumental in setting up the groundwork for the True School Of Music (TSM), laying foundations for increased cross-cultural exchange programs in the near future. He returned in 2014 & 2016 for another tour all across india.


Live mixes: 

Hip Hop:

https://www.mixcloud.com/Urbanology/urbanology-radio-022/

https://www.mixcloud.com/Urbanology/urbanology-radio-018/

Funk & Soul:

https://www.mixcloud.com/Urbanology/urbanology-radio-026/

Bass Music / Trap:

https://www.mixcloud.com/Urbanology/urbanology-radio-031

https://www.mixcloud.com/Urbanology/urbanology-radio-002/

Mixtape:

https://soundcloud.com/grzlyadams/sets/no-sleep-till-berlin-vol-001


Links:

facebook.com/grzlyadams

soundcloud.com/grzlyadams

mixcloud.com/grzlyadams

instagram.com/grzlyadamsberlin

twitter.com/grzlyadams13