Hailing from Detroit’s east side, Waajeed is a legendary DJ and producer who has been constantly shape-shifting to inspire the spirit of his people. A founding member of Slum Village and Platinum Pied Pipers, his over twenty year career has found him collaborating with musicians from all over the spectrum of sound. His main mission is authenticity, embodied by his label Dirt Tech Reck. At the same time, he is working to build out the Underground Music Academy a school championing artistic independence, autonomy, and collective art making to foster multi-generational skill-sharing for Detroit musicians.

The Boulevard: Tec-Droit recap, world premiere from Takuya Kuroda + more

This week on The Boulevard, I recap my DJ set from the Tec-troit Electronic Music Festival last weekend. Plus, I...

The Boulevard: Tec-troit founder DJ Roach joins the show ahead of festival weekend

This week's episode of The Boulevard is action-packed, with several tunes that I played in Edmonton, Alberta this past weekend. Some...

The Boulevard: Post-Movement comedown with disco vibes, House of Hits world premiere and more

In this episode of The Boulevard, I bring down the temperature from Movement 2024 with a lot of disco vibes...

The Boulevard: Setting the pace for Movement 2024

This week on The Boulevard, I'm setting the pace for Movement Festival 2024. I premiere four new cuts, including one...

The Boulevard: Hear world premieres from Huey Mnemonic, LADYMONIX and Patrice Scott

This week on The Boulevard, I drop the world premiere of new tracks from Huey Mnemonic, LADYMONIX and Patrice Scott....

The Boulevard: Hear Deon Jamar, Marcellus Pittman and more

On this week's episode of The Boulevard, I'm going deep with new tunes from Deon Jamar, Marcellus Pittman, King Maurice...

The Boulevard: Hear new tracks from local legends Octave One, Kyle Hall and more

Editor's note: This episode has expired. Listen to the most recent episodes of "The Boulevard" here. This week on The...

The Boulevard: Hear Crackazat, Jihoon, Moodymann and more

This week's episode of The Boulevard is an eclectic mix of uptempo dance tracks, including music from Sweden-based DJ Crackazat....

The Boulevard: Hear George Clinton, Huey Mnemonic, LADYMONIX and more

This week on The Boulevard, we're diving into the cosmic realm of Afro Futurism with George Clinton's "One Nation Under...

The Boulevard: Hear music from Kerri Chandler, Jon Dixon, Dawn Lynn and more

This week on The Boulevard, hear music from Kerri Chandler, CarlintheHood, Kiko Navarro and more. Plus, I'll feature a couple of...

The Boulevard: What does ‘deep’ mean in dance music?

When the word “deep” is used in reference to dance music, what does it mean? This week on The Boulevard...

Listen to the premiere episode of ‘The Boulevard’ with Waajeed

The Boulevard is a celebration of Detroit's rich musical legacy, featuring renowned artists. The premiere episode features new music from...