Crissy Criss

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Crissy Criss (born 5 May 1987) is a British DJ, Producer & Presenter who is a part of the BBC Radio networks BBC Radio 1Xtra.[1] Today, Crissy Criss goes by the name- DeadExit in a trio that produces dubstep and other genres of bass music.

Crissy Criss is the stepson of Kenny Ken.[2]

Origins and Rise to Fame[edit]

The youngest DJ/Presenter at present to broadcast on BBC Radio 1Xtra. Introduced to a set of decks aged 5 by his stepfather Kenny Ken, he then started to teach himself to mix aged 9.[3] The following year, Crissy covered for Kenny Ken at a festival in Essex to play after Mickey Finn (brother of Johnny Cage). At age 11 he joined drum & bass pirate station Kool FM and played his first club set at The End in London thanks to DJ Zinc who requested Crissy to play. Crissy has played at major drum & bass nights across the UK and elsewhere such as New York, Toronto, Norway, Switzerland, France, Germany and more. Crissy started production work from the age of 12 making music on a gaming console then moved up to much larger programmes and hardware equipment. He released his first track on Back2Basics recordings in 2004. Since then Crissy has signed to Back2Basics Records and Mix 'n' Blen Records and also have forthcoming releases for Twisted Individuals labels Grid and Zombie and also Kenny Ken & Maces PlanetFunk label.[4]


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