services: dj | music programming | event host | voice over
Trinidad is a modern day griot - a dj, artist, culture critic who employs various platforms to frame a stylish narrative that celebrates creative independence.
Through radio, event production, music supervision, and journalism, he has introduced the world to such artists as jill scott, m.i.a., little dragon, and janelle monae. he's interviewed cultural icons such as quincy jones and yoko ono, and is credited in part with shaping la's modern music landscape.
Garth lists toyota, nike, apple, sony, and hbo as clients, while partners and sponsors include tesla motors, adidas, w hotels, and hennessey. He has been featured in publications such as vanity fair, playboy, rolling stone, and appeared on kcet, abc7, ktla5 and current tv.
Dubbed one of the most influential dj's in the world by press and peers, trinidad can be heard most weeknights from 8-10pm on npr affiliate kcrw 89.9fm playing his award winning international mix of music. An alumni of otis college of art & design, he moonlights as an illustrator and fine artist.
"Garth Trinidad’s decade of influence has cultivated a burgeoning urban alternative empire”