Born in Sacramento, California, DJ James Dixon began spinning after watching his uncle rock the crowd at a Memorial Day party in Los Angeles. Soon after, he got his hands on a pair of Technics 1200s turntables & started buying records at the age of 13. Throughout high school he was called upon to DJ the weddings of relatives, family friends & soon began to spin at parties in the greater Sacramento area.
DJ Raver's first major recognition came in the year 2000, when he was asked to be interviewed by Radio Galaxy 104.7 (Bamberg, Germany), for a song he remixed of German rapper Afrob and Angie Martinez. He’s played at major Techno and House venues in Asia and Europe. He attended Cuyahoga Community College and Houston Community College, as a Recording Arts major. Since 2004, DJ Raver has been a part of the Street Heat Mixshow Team on Hot 103.9 FM (KQXC) and iHeart Radio. He’s conducted interviews with major Artists, such as Obie Trice, Maino, Uncle Murda, and Paul Wall, just to name a few. He also currently has mixshows on BigBoxRadio, Nerve DJs Radio, Fleet DJs Radio, AUMA Radio in Atlanta, Georgia, and 97.9 FM KJMZ. DJ Raver covers all genres of music. Whether it's the club scene, wedding events, or through mixtapes, DJ Raver provides pure energy that keeps the crowd moving.