Daniel Zarazua


Daniel Zarazua  has had a DJ career that has spanned over two decades and four continents, during which time he has shared billing with the likes of hiphop star Eminem and performed at corporate events for ESPN and Cadillac. In 1999, he was a finalist for the Detroit Music Awards in the category of “Best Hip Hop DJ.”

In the past few years, he has shifted his focus to education, journalism, and photography, while still using music as a base. His work as a high school classroom teacher and vice principal has lead to speaking engagements at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and universities such as the University of Michigan.

His book, Taiwan is My Home: Stories of the Black and Latino Diaspora, explores how hip hop culture has contributed to Taiwanese identity.

Daniel was on Next Level Team El Salvador.