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DJ Rap

str, *1969 GB, Singapore
Producer of Dance
A.k.a. Charissa Saverio Metasyn

DJ & producer, born in Singapore. DJ Rap has been voted the no.1 female DJ in the world by Shejay. She owns, records for, runs and A&Rs two labels, Proper Talent (opened in 1994), and Improper Talent. While running her labels, she is also a producer, recording artist, and an actor. Though she is much respected on the Drum & Bass scene, she is not content to just sit in the studio and direct, so she taught herself to engineer and produce; often while collaborating with other artists. Shortly after the opening of Proper Talent, Saverio received attention from Sony and was soon signed to them along with the likes of Grooverider and Leftfield. On the release of 'Learning Curve', Rolling Stone Magazine gave her three and a half stars, stating "this is the record Madonna wanted to make". 'Learning Curve' went on to sell over 1,000,000 units bringing her total sales to over 3,000,000 worldwide; which includes her compilation sales from releases such as Journeys By DJ, Propa Classics Vol. 1 & 2, Brave New World, Armani Exchange & Touching Bass, Bulletproof, Up All Night, which have all crossed many genres and has become DJ Rap's trademark. After attending her first rave in Wallace Road, Hackney, she began DJing for pirate station Rave FM after being introduced by Cool Hand Flex. After her debut release with Jeff B under the name Ambience, she switched to play on Fantasy FM, originally co-hosting a show with Stacey Tough. She was the resident DJ for Telepathy & at the Astoria. She was also briefly engaged to MC MC, and also dated Jay Pender (co-promoter of World Dance & A.W.O.L.).

     
Genres
  • Dance
  • Electronic
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Ruffest Gun Ark - DJ Rap Mix on Champion Deejay by Various Artists
Together on Together by Dope Ammo, DJ Rap & Jasmine Knight
Good To Be Alive on Learning Curve by DJ Rap
Get Rushed on Pure Rave - The Very Best Of Old Skool by Various Artists
Spiritual Aura - Engineers Without Fears Remix, 1993 on Propa Talent Presents: Back 2 The Future, Pt. 1 - Spiritual Aura by DJ Rap
Summer Time Feeling on The History by RatPack
Spiritual Aura - DJ Rap's Get Raw Remix, 1994 on Propa Talent Presents: Back 2 The Future, Pt. 1 - Spiritual Aura by DJ Rap
Bad Girl on Learning Curve by DJ Rap
With You - Transmission Line Remix on With You by DJ Rap
Dark Places on Dark Places by DJ Rap

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Propa Dubs Vol 3DJ Rap2019Album
Propa Dubs Vol1DJ Rap2018Album
Intelligent Woman EPDJ Rap2018Album
Run Dis TingDJ Rap & Erb N Dub Ft. Scrufizzer2018Single
Good LifeDJ Rap2018Album
Intelligent Woman Promo MixDJ Rap2018Album
DetonateDJ Rap2017Album
ButterflyZero B Ft. DJ Rap2017Single
Search Your SoulDJ Rap2015Album
FreefallingDJ Rap2013Single
Talking To MyselftyDi Feat. Armada Music B.V.2012Single
Get To You EPDJ Rap & Brian Matrix2010Album
SynthesisDJ Rap2010Album
Good TimesDJ Rap Ft. Eve Falcon2010Album
A Propa History Volume 3DJ Rap2009Album
A Propa History Volume 2DJ Rap2008Album
Only Human / CascadeMike Hiratzka / DJ Rap2007Single
A Propa History Volume 1DJ Rap2007Album
Cascade / Tryna WooDJ Rap2007Single
Lost In Shanghai / Sub KillerDJ Rap2007Single
Solaris / FreneticDJ Rap2007Single
Feel It RemixesDJ Rap2007Album
Alpha / BetaDJ Rap2007Single
Up All NightDJ Rap2006Album
BulletproofDJ Rap2005Album
CHEMISTRY - AX Music Series Volume 4Palash / DJ Rap2004Compil.
The Riff / Music In Me (Danny C Remix)DJ Rap / Danny C2004Album
Touching Bass (Drum & Bass And Breaks)DJ Rap2003Album
Out There / Music In MeDJ Rap & Konverter2003Album
Hardstep / Come Forth (Danny C Remixes)DJ Rap2002Album
All Krew / Rock Da BeatPolitix / DJ Rap & Doubleheader2002Album
AutomaticDJ Rap2002Album
Propa Classics Volume OneDJ Rap2001Album
Propa Classics Volume 1DJ Rap2001Album
Propa Classics Volume 6DJ Rap2001Album
Propa Classics Volume 5DJ Rap2001Album
Propa Classics Volume 2DJ Rap2001Album
Propa Classics Volume 4DJ Rap2001Album
Deep Inside / ColoursDJ Rap & Danny C2001Album
Propa Classics Volume 3DJ Rap2001Album
Wave Form / NirvanaDJ Rap2000Album
Spiritual Aura (Remix) / StrengthDJ Rap / Hybridz2000Album
Everyday Girl / Bad Girl - The RemixesDJ Rap2000Album
Brave New WorldKenny Ken & DJ Rap1999Album
Frequency / StaticDJ Rap & G Squad / DJ SS1999Album
Everyday GirlDJ Rap1999Album
Learning Curve (Album Sampler)DJ Rap1999Album
Representing (Remix) / Mayday (Remix)DJ Rap1999Album
Good To Be AliveDJ Rap1998Single
Bad GirlDJ Rap1998Single
NRG / JacobiDJ Rap1998Album
Bad Girl / Rainbow Of ColourDJ Rap, Grooverider1998Single
Presenting The DJDJ Rap1998Album
Good To Be Alive / Doo Wop / She's Gone / Start AgainDJ Rap / Lauryn Hill / Matthew Marsden / The Montrose Avenue1998Album
Learning CurveDJ Rap1998Album
Rumble / Smart Stepper (Remixes)DJ Rap1997Album
Siren / No ReturnDJ Rap1997Album
SaxualityDJ Rap1997Album
RumbleDJ Rap1996Album
The Smart Stepper / All I WantDJ Rap1996Album
Phaze 1 / Come Forth (Remixes)DJ Rap1996Album
Hardstep / BassonaDJ Rap1996Album
Come ForthDJ Rap1996Album
I'm SoDJ Rap & Da Boss1995Album
Intelligent Woman (On A Positive Vibe) / SwitchDJ Rap & Outlaw Candy1995Album
Hooligan / Tears Vox 2DJ Rap Featuring MC Hooligan1995Album
Journeys Through The Land Of Drum 'N' BassDJ Rap1995Album
Burning Love / Rhythm RemixDJ Rap & Voyager1995Album
IntelligenceDJ Rap & Voyager1995Album
I Can't Stop / Fuze 1+2DJ Rap1995Album
Ruffest Gun Ark / Wikkeda!!Top Cat Meets DJ Rap / The A-Class Crew / General Levy + Hard & Pure1995Album
Ruffest Gun Ark / Ruff Neck BusinessTop Cat Meets DJ Rap / The A-Class Crew1995Album
Fantazia Takes You Into The JungleGrooverider / LTJ Bukem / DJ Rap1994Album
Digable Bass / Get UnderDJ Rap1994Album
Spiritual AuraDJ Rap1994Album
Total Tangent / Tibetan JungleDJ Rap1994Album
Digable Bass (Heaven Remix) / Spiritual Aura (Ray Keith Remix)DJ Rap1994Album
Divine RhythmDJ Rap1992Album
NRG (Remix)DJ RapAlbum
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