At the age of 10 ShadeZ or ‘DeZ’ started his passion as a DJ/Producer. 14, he started playing at small clubs in Phoenix. As he turned 15, he played in Scottsdale at his first Big Nightclub! At the age of 16, he started producing & was playing at School Of Rock On Mill Ave. 17 hit, & the young guy was getting booked at the AZ Events Center, Smashboxx, School Of Rock, Red Revolver & Many More! A week after turning 18, he was booked at the biggest Nightclub in Downtown Phoenix ‘Monarch Theatre’ competing in a spot at Global Music Dance Festival.