Young Guru is a producer and DJ, most known for mixing the majority of Jay Z’s albums. Because of his vast experience in sound engineering, production, and A&R for the acclaimed Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings, he is known as “The Sound of New York.” Young Guru frequently teaches and gives advice to young and up-and-coming producers, urging them to get to know the tools of the trade well and not get encumbered by the abundance of technology available. Check out some of Young Guru’s favorite studio and lifestyle gear, as well as his very awesome headphones made in collaboration with AIAIAI.
- Roles:DJ, Music Producer
- Genres:Hip Hop
- Born:(1974-02-27) February 27, 1974 (age 44)Wilmington, Delaware, United States
- Years active:1996–present
1990s, 2000s, 2010s, present
- Labels:Roc Nation, It's a Wonderful World Music Group, Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella
- Associated acts:Jay-ZKanye West, Just Blaze9th Wonder, Ratking