Kuma’s interest in music started at a very young age. At the age of 14 he began experimenting with cassette tapes making compilations and dub tapes for his friends and classmates. As his passion for music grew stronger he began to hang out at the local clubs watching DJ’s perform. That influenced him even more and he started learning how to DJ from a close friend who was a resident DJ at a established club in 1996,having the advantage of excess to the clubs record collections he began experimenting dance music and fell in love with the sounds of Electronic Dance Music and began exploring more into the House Music scene and playing regularly as guest DJ at the Dance Cafe which later lead to becoming a resident for clubs such as Absolute Chemistry,Voyour,Qbar,Emporium,Nouvo and Warehouse. Being involved in the dance music revolution in Kuala Lumpur gave him the chance to DJ at venues like TUBE,BarCode,Atmosphere,Zouk,Ministry Of Sound and the list goes on
As his fans grew bigger, his music traveled further playing his signature Underground Trendy Sounds on dance floors a cross south east Asian super clubs such as EMBASSY in Phillipines,Sound Club in Thailand and festivals such as Full Moon parties on the beach of Hadrin in Koh Pangan. Dj kuma was the first Malaysian DJ to be invited to play at the world famous Bora Bound Summer party in the Balearic island of Boracay which has featured international artiste such as Miguel Migs,Steve Lawler,Lee Burridge,Satoshi Tomiie,Lisa Loud,Chicane,Infusion,Dave Seamen,Danny Howells,Lenny Ibizarre,Ken Ishii,Steve Porter,Danny Rampling,Paul Van Dyk,Grant Nelson,Colette,Desym Masiello,Aldrin and Nathan Coles and many more live acts. He was also a regular guest in DJ Chinoise’s vinyl frontier radio show on Red FM 104.9,Turn It Up on Capital Fm,Late Nite Dance Suria Fm,Radio One Samui and has been featured in the Essentials album by Ad Lib Records. Dj Kuma has shared decks with artist such as Mauro Picotto,Vicky Devine(slinky),Scott Mac(gatecrasher),Nick Riley(gatecrasher)Les Hamstock(gatecrasher,Daniel Bailey(Slinky),)Timo Maas,Brandon Block,Anthony Pappa
Armed with an uncompromising style that is solely designed for the witching hour, Dj Kuma continues to win a new legion of fans with every gig he does. It’s funky, its uplifting, its arm waving, spine tingling, hands in the air, main room peak hour music that demands the biggest reaction from the biggest arenas..
“Music never expires remember that”, Dj Kuma