Shortee is recognized as one of the most diverse & technically skilled female DJs in the world & her career is highlighted by an unparalleled series of firsts. Playboy's only official 50th Anniversary tour DJ, 1st & only female ?World Class Power Mixer' on Power 106fm (LA), 1st female to produce an instructional DJ DVD series, 1st & only female to produce a turntablist album, 1st female to produce a battle record, 1st female DJ endorsed by Shure, 1st & only female endorsee of Rane, 1st & only female DJ endorsed by Cakewalk...
1st female Fever/Buzz Battle of the DJs Champion (1997) & Urbs Next 100 (2001), Shortee spins Drum & Bass, Breaks, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Rock & House worldwide & her unique contribution to the art of scratching & beat juggling for the last 12+ years earned her a spot as the only female DJ featured in Doug Pray's critically acclaimed movie "SCRATCH" (Palm Pictures). In addition to being featured in many other documentaries, Shortee has also made numerous TV appearances & her most recent is the role of DJ for the Tyra Banks Show on Tyra's club themed episodes & a celebrity cameo in a Sony PSP commercial.
In 1998, Shortee made her production debut on Faust's "Man or Myth" (1st turntablist album ever released also featuring Craze - 6x DMC champion & Shotgun), followed by "The Fathomless EP",w/ Faust & DJ Craze containing the 1st Drum & Bass tracks comprised solely of scratching. In 1999, Shortee's full- length solo debut "The Dreamer" became the 1st & only turntablist album produced by a female and she has since released multiple joint albums with DJ Faust as well as singles, battle records, remixes, countless mix cds & appeared solo & jointly on numerous compilations. Her music has attracted licensing features & aired on networks worldwide. Recently, Faust & Shortee's song "Drumcircle" (Digital Soul) is the theme song for "MTV SPORTS UNLIMITED AXXESS"& their remix of India Irie's "Shine" is the theme song for "THE TYRA BANKS SHOW". Together Faust & Shortee have launched 2 labels of their own: 5 Star Records (Battle/DJ Tools) & Heavy Artillery Recordings (Drum & Bass/Breaks) and have additional DnB releases on Load Recordings UK.
A head professor at The Scratch DJ Academy co-founded by RUN DMC's Jam Master Jay, Shortee teaches 3 courses (Mixing151, Scratching202 & Beatjuggling303) at the Los Angeles branch. In addition, Shortee teaches DJ/Remix courses for the esteemed Grammy Foundation, DJ workshops for LA's SAE Institute & has done various instructional tours for Sprite & Channel One News. She has also produced an instructional DVD series "Shortee's DJ 101", "Shortee's DJ 202" & "Turntable Tune-Up" in which she teaches how to mix, scratch, beat juggle & features interviews with other top DJs & MCs in the industry.
Shortee is seamless whether she appears solo or part of a group & is well-known for her 4-turntable shows w/ DJ Faust as URBAN ASSAULT (Hip Hop/Funk/Drum & Bass). The duo has played on 6 decks with Danny the Wildchild as THE BOMB TOUR (Hip Hop/D&B) & Shortee rocks 4 turntable shows with fellow female turntablist, Annalyze as TWICE AS NICE (Drum n Bass & Breaks). Shortee has recently joined forces with Reid Speed & MC Tali to form QUEENS OF THE JUNGLE, a 4 turntable female Drum & Bass crew.
Shortee has released countless mix tapes & CDs since 1995. Most recently they include "MASHED"(Hip Hop, Rock, 80's, Mashup), "RISE"(Drum & Bass), "XYZ BACK2BACK SESSIONS VOL. 4"(Drum & Bass), "THUMP" (Breaks) & "AIRPLAY" (Hip Hop). She's also well known for her "PLAYBOY 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR" series & her team mixes with Faust including the "URBAN ASSAULT" series (D&B), "HIP HOP MEGA MIX" series (Hip Hop/Breaks/Funk/Soul) as well as a team mix w/ Annalyze "TWICE AS NICE" (Breaks/ D&B).
Her skills & productions have earned her acclaim in countless publications & sponsorships. Performing at high profile events for Playboy, New Line Cinemas, Tiffany & Co., Sprite, Frito Lay, Activision, Channel One, Private Celebrity events & Television wrap parties as well as Winter NAMM shows, Grammy Foundation, WMC & Remix Hotels. Playing alongside such world-class artists as Craze, Q-bert, KRS One, Supernatural, Method Man, Mixmaster Mike, Z-Trip, Roni Size, High Contrast, Carl Cox, Andy C, Pendulum, Dieselboy etc, a seasoned globetrotter, Shortee performs all over the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, London, Scotland, Amsterdam, Italy, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, El Salvador & more!