What is a SoundRebel?
(Sound)(Reb-el) person. someone who fights to keep their sound unique and fresh, thus never to imitate or copy.
Who is DJ Kryptic
Steve Stogner, AKA DJ Kryptic, started djing in 1996 in Portland, Or. He spent 2yrs. perfecting his art & performing at house parties before landing his first gig. It didn't take long before he was seen playing at venues all over Portland.
Since then DJ Kryptic has carried on the name, The SoundRebel, as a metaphor to call himself because he strives to be different and innovative in his art in hopes that one day his name will be remembered in Hip Hop or music history.
For the past 20+ years he has played in clubs all over Oregon, and has also traveled to Washington, Hawaii, and Vancouver B.C., to rock a crowd. He was a host & DJ to monthly dance parties, "Wax It Up" & "Rhythmic Shock". He's been a guest DJ multiple times at Portland's longest running monthly dance party, "SNAP" & Portland's longest running weekly Hip-hop party, "Wicked Wednesday's". He has also DJ'd events like the "Portland Rose Festival", "Portland Marathon", "Relay 4 Life", "Hempstalk", & many more.