Celebrated as the Barbadian DJ who shook the world with his infectious energy, Andre "Puffy" Parris holds the coveted title of Red Bull Thre3style World Champion 2016. From wildcard entrant to subsequently emerging as the most skillful DJ of his era, this gifted turntablist and trailblazer has excelled by creating a unique Caribbean-EDM sound that captivates his thousandfold audiences.
Born in 1991 to a family of talented musicians, it was inevitable that bars and beats would course through his veins. Little did he know, what began as a teen obsession fueled by raw talent would quickly develop into a fruitful career and lasting passion following his early discovery by Dream Real Projects' CEO and visionary, Matthew "Fewwture" Ashby in 2009.
His first acclaimed spotlight moment on the stage was at the 7th World Finals of the Red Bull Three3style World Championship in Santiago, Chile in 2016, where his eclectic music palette, impressive skills repertoire and compelling stage presence separated him from his competitors and earned the winning vote from world-class masters Nu-Mark, Scratch Bastid, Craze, Z-Trip and DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Today, DJ Puffy's resume spans hundreds of performances across the globe. His musical flair and mash-up prowess transcend geographical and language barriers with international audiences with a fan-base that spans the Caribbean, Central America, North America and Asia. He continues to break barriers as a trailblazer in the industry touring Asia producing his own music and events.