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Ape Drums


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Houston born, Miami based DJ and producer, Ape Drums, made his way onto the scene in 2014 with the release of 'Bashment', a dancehall inspired song that set the dance world on fire with its addictive rhythms, setting the course for Ape Drums' future - bringing his unique blend of electronic and dancehall to the masses

Following the success of 'Bashment', Ape Drums was called upon to remix tracks by artists including Alunageorge, Sean Paul, Yellow Claw, and release original records on labels like Interscope, Mad Decent & Fool's Gold - including collaborations with Major Lazer & Lil Uzi Vert.

In 2016 his track 'Mutant Brain' was tapped by director Spike Jonze to be featured in his worldwide Kenzo campaign. The song reached #2 on the Spotify Global Viral Chart.

2017 saw the release of 'Ghost' on Spinnin’ Records & his return to Mad Decent with single 'Deva' featuring dancehall veteran Suku.

In 2018 Ape Drums is continuing to push the envelope by taking the role of label head with the creation of VISION SOUND. Founded with his good friend, DJ Silent Addy, VISION SOUND are bridging the gap between dancehall and electronic music with releases that fuse the sounds of both genres.

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  • 15 Mar, 2018

    Miami Music Week 2018

    Miami Music Week takes place at various venues around the city from the 20th-25th March, and a whole host of Decked Out & Primary Talent International, DJ's and live artists will be participating:

    Decked Out
    ...Miss Kittin
    ...Green Velvet
    ...Will Clarke
    ...KC Lights

    Primary Talent International
    ...Ape Drums
    ...DJ Sliink
    ...Keys N Krates
    ...Party Favor
    ...Seven Lions
    ...Shiba San
    ...Tchami X Malaa
    ...The Jillionaire
    ...Valentino Khan
    ...What So Not
    ...Zeds Dead


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  • 08 May, 2017

    Ape Drums: New Single 'Deva' On Mad Decent

    Ape Drums new single 'Deva' (featuring Suku) is available now on Mad Decent.


  • 05 Apr, 2017

    Ape Drums: European Spring Tour

    Ape Drums has announced his European spring tour, see his artist page for details.


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