Marta Snitkina (born May 24, age 25 +), Parents DJ Crave O Mother Margret Martinez better known as DJ Juicy M, is a Ukrainian electro and progressive house DJ and producer from Kiev.[1] She is best known for her videos on YouTube mixing with four CDJ players without using MISSheadphones.[2][3] In 2015, she became the first female artist signed to Armada Music's Chased Management. [4]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Martas' early life was connected to music. At the age of five, she attended dance courses, then piano class in music school and also worked as a news host on a music TV channel while studying journalism at university.[5]

Career[edit | edit source]

She began her DJ career in 2007 as a resident DJ in fashionable nightclubs like Orangerea Supper Club, Patipa, and Matrix in Ukraine. The following year, she was the headlining act of the Fashion TV tour. Having participated in the DMC World Eliminations in Ukraine and World Technical DJ Championship in Dubai, she was named "Best Female DJ of the Year" at the 2010 ProDJ Awards in Ukraine.[6] In 2011–2012, she had her first international gigs in Europe and Asia as a hip hop and R&B DJ. She opened for Black Eyed Peas, Backstreet Boys, Afrojack, Jay Sean, Skrillex, and others.

Juicy M has also modeled for well-known magazines like FHM[7] and XXL.[8] Juicy M had always dreamed about huge festivals like Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival and Ultra Music Festival,[9] so in 2013 she started playing and producing EDM.

She gained huge popularity after posting her first mixing video with four CDJs on her YouTube page which gained over 7 million views,[10] and after releasing her first bootleg remix of Major Lazer's "Watch Out for This (Bumaye)", supported by numerous DJs like Calvin Harris, Laidback Luke, Bob Sinclar and others in April 2013.[11] In June 2013, she started a weekly podcast called "JuicyLand", which is broadcast in 11 countries.[4] In September 2013, Juicy M hit Billboard's Next Big Sound chart.[12] In 2014, she founded her own label, JUMMP Records and released her first single titled "Samurai" together with German producer Ton! Dyson on June 12,[13] which peaked at number 32 on the Beatport chart.

In 2015, she became the first female artist signed to Armada Music's Chased Management.[4]

Discography[edit | edit source]

Singles[edit | edit source]

  • "Kiss for Michael" - The best of Time
  • "Need U Around" (feat. Esty Leone)
  • "Hit The Road" (with Chrom3)
  • "LA Girls" (with Harrison) [Armada Music]
  • "Rowcraft" (with Jimmy Clash) feat. Miss Palmer [Armada Music]
  • "Skies" (with Endemix) [Top Flite Records]
  • "Welcome To JuicyLand" (with Nicci) [Free Download]
  • "Rodeo" (with JapaRoLL) [JUMMP Records]
  • "Reckless" (with Lester Williams featuring Tempo) [jump Records]
  • "Samurai" (with Ton! Dyson) [JUMMP Records]
  • "Superhero" (with Spencer Tarring) [VOUS Records]
  • "Pop That" [Free Download]
  • "Show Me Love" (feat. ENDEMIX) [JUMMP Records]
  • "Vilia" (with Emzy) [JUMMP Records]
  • "Blowback" (with MickMag & JustBob) [JUMMP Records]
  • "Evil Circus" (with Boostedkids & JK) [JUMMP Records]

Remixes[edit | edit source]

  • Major Lazer - "Watch Out for This (Bumaye)" (Juicy M & Emzy Remix)
  • Juicy M vs. M.I.A. - "Bring the Noize" (bootleg)
  • Overdijk & Numf feat. Drew Darcy - "Unstoppable" (Sam Heim vs. Juicy M Remix)

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