Artist Spotlight: DJ Dez Andres

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

A weekly feature showcasing local artists

Name: DJ Dez Andres

What he does: Dez is an electronic music producer, DJ and drummer.

Background: The Detroit DJ has collaborated with Slum Village, J Dilla and has performed in both the U.S. and Europe. A few years ago he launched his own record label, La Vida.

Next up: Find him headlining the South Stage at the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival at 8 p.m. Saturday. The outdoor street festival, which also has food, games, art and carnival, is Saturday-Monday on Jos Campau north of Caniff in Hamtramck.

Melody Baetens