D.St.

Real Name:
Derek Showard
Profile:
Hip-hop club DJ in the early '80s, as well as a musician. His name refers to Delancie Street, which is in a particularly multicultural area of Manhattan's Lower East Side. He later changed his name to Grandmixer DXT.

D.ST’s original group was The Infinity Four MC’s consisting of Kingpin Shahiem, Mike Nice, Baron and Legendary female rapper Kimba.
While working with The Infinity Rappers n 1982, he was part of the first hip hop tour to Europe with Afrika Bambaataa, Rammellzee, Fab 5 Freddy, Rock Steady Crew, the Double Dutch Girls, and graffiti artists Phase 2, Futura, and Dondi. He also appeared in the movie Wild Style with Rammellzee and Shock Dell at the Amphitheatre. His hands were controlling the scratching on "Rockit" track by Herbie Hancock.

Some sources give his real name as Derek Howells, but credits on releases list him as Derek Showard.
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Singles & EPs

AZ/1 935 The Grand Mixer Cuts It Up — D.St. Grandmixer D. ST.* & The Infinity Rappers Grandmixer D. ST.* & The Infinity Rappers - The Grand Mixer Cuts It Up (Maxi, Single) Celluloid AZ/1 935 France 1982 Sell This Version
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12 IS 146 Crazy Cuts — D.St. DST* Crazy Cuts (Single, Maxi) Island Records, Celluloid 12 IS 146 UK 1983 Sell This Version
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none Show Vinyl — D.St. Grandmixer D. ST.* Show Vinyl(12", TP, W/Lbl) Not On Label none US 1983 Sell This Version
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CART 344 Megamix II: Why Is It Fresh? — D.St. D.ST.* Megamix II: Why Is It Fresh? (Single) Celluloid CART 344 UK 1984 Sell This Version
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CEL 174 Mean Machine — D.St. D. ST.* & Jalaludin M. Nuriddin D. ST.* & Jalaludin M. Nuriddin - Mean Machine Celluloid CEL 174 US 1984 Sell This Version
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CEL 185 Home Of Hip Hop — D.St. D.St. Home Of Hip Hop Celluloid CEL 185 US 1985 Sell This Version
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49-05964 Rock The House In Japan — D.St. DST* Rock The House In Japan (Maxi) Epic 49-05964 US 1986 Sell This Version