"The ability to convey skill. precision. cleverness. rhythm. and the unexpected in 15 minutes is hard. In my opinion M-Squared did it in the Red Bull Thre3style championship." - Questlove (The Roots/ Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)
"M-Squared is excellent. We started Cassidy Podell and Mark Ronson, M-Squared is on his way." - Tommy Hilfiger & Andy Hilfiger
"M-Squared is a beast! When I saw his SXSW Performance video, it made me want to be there in the crowd." - Kelly Rowland (Destiny's Child/Grammy Award Winning Artist)
"M-Squared is one of the nicest I've had the pleasure of spinning with." - Idris Elba (Golden Globe Winning Actor/DJ)
"Shout to my man M-Squared for Winning the Red Bull Thre3style U.S. Championship. You killed it man, make me proud in Paris." - DJ Jazzy Jeff (Grammy Award Winning DJ/Producer/Actor Fresh Prince of Bel -Air)
"M-Squared is the best DJ in the world!" - DJ Mannie Fresh (Legendary DJ/Rapper/Producer)
"Hands down, M-Squared just killed it on Master of the Mix!! It's crazy how M-Squared can read the crowd & get it hype no matter what the track is!" - Amber Rose (Model & Actress/Master of the Mix Judge)
"The way M-Squared is going in, he's got the 250k dollar signs in his eyes on the Master of the Mix Finale!" - DJ Kid Capri (Master of the Mix Judge/World Famous DJ)
"M-Squared had the best set in the Master of the Mix Finale. He went everywhere from Motown to Dubstep in his set, I was impressed!" - Just Blaze (Master of the Mix Judge/Producer/DJ)
"M-Squared is killing it on Master of the Mix!" - Jason Richardson (NBA)
"Big respect to M-Squared! We just rocked this party together, the man is on fire!" - Doug E. Fresh (Legendary Entertainer)
"I'm impressed by M-Squared's production range..raw talent!" - Ivan "Orthodox" Barias (Grammy Nominated Producer/Songwriter/ Karma Productions)
"M-Squared, I love this track it's hot, one of my favorites, definitely in the top of the competition...keep up the good work!" - Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (Grammy Award Winning Producer/Songwriter)
Michael McPherson, better known as M-Squared, is internationally renowned as one of the world's finest DJ/Producer's. He was crowned America's #1 DJ by winning the Red Bull Music Thre3style USA Championship and is the first DJ to win the coveted title. Millions have seen his electrifying live performances on Viacom's hit TV series 'Master of the Mix.' While headlining DJ sets in hotspots like Vegas, Miami, Dubai, LA, New York City, and Paris, he has also toured the world as the official DJ for Grammy winning superstar Kelly Rowland as well as DJ for Baby Ariel who was named Time Magazines 25 Most Influential People on the Internet. He has amassed a list of high-profile clients that includes iconic fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, Louis Vuitton, NBC/Universal, The Grammy's, Diageo, iHeart Media, the Fuse TV Network and many more. He has collaborated with and earned notable endorsements from legends like Questlove, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Irie and Z-Trip. And recently made history after performing with a 100-piece Symphony Orchestra, with drummer Natural Phil as The Mood Designers, their DJ/Drummer live act concept. In addition, M-Squared features as a guest on-air mix show DJ for iHeart Radio. With a decidedly global sensibility, M-Squared is known for his eclectic sound, style and unique ability to emotionally connect with any audience by transcending music genres and generational lines.
Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Orlando, FL. M-Squared's passion for music started at an early age. He joined his middle-school band as a drummer and created mixes using a dual cassette deck as his turntables, until finally earning his first pair of Technics going into college. While rocking parties through his college years at Florida Atlantic University, M-Squared completed an extensive internship with Universal Music Group and graduated with a degree in International Business. In addition, he also worked with brands such as Banana Republic and Armani, which helped sharpen his eye for fashion and learn the importance of the music & fashion industries working together. Ready for the world, M-Squared decided to pursue his passion as a creative artist and began DJ'ing and making a name for himself on the celebrity DJ scene while honing his skills as a music producer.
M-Squared's live show experience, extraordinary attention to detail and commitment to quality keep him in high demand. M-Squared is the first and only DJ ever to headline NBC/Universal's massive New Years Eve bash 'EVE' for five consecutive years and counting, generating record breaking attendance numbers each year. M-Squared continues to bring the heat with his live show at his exclusive weekly residency with NBC/Universal CityWalk's 'The Groove' Saturday nights. He consistently performs at key industry events such as, NBA All-Star Weekend, NFL Superbowl Weekend, Art Basel and Fashion Week. From Miami to Dubai, he has headlined some of the biggest nightclubs and festivals around the world, like LIV Miami, LAX Las Vegas, The SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Tx. and Miami's Winter Music Conference. As a producer, his music has gained support from various blogs and DJ's such as Hype Machine and Just Blaze. Some of his influences range from Pharrell, Diplo and Mark Ronson to Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois.
Voted best Red Bull DJ, M-Squared was rewarded with a mural featuring his likeness painted by famed artist Andrew Spear. You can see the mural spanning across a big building in the popular "Mills 50" Art District in M-Squared's home town Orlando, Fl. Axis Magazine named M-Squared one of the Top 20 Coolest people in Orlando. On a local level, for M-Squared giving back is important, whether it's speaking to the youth at the Boys and Girls Club or giving a surprise performance for students at his alma mater's career day. "Coming from very humble beginnings, I like taking the opportunity to positively inspire people and always strive for excellence. That's what drives me to keep giving. It's all about creating your reality while inspiring others, Design the Mood."