DJ Carlos Culture, a member of the Reggae Makossa crew, is a native of Colombia SA. Carlos has also been working in the reggae industry for many years. First in Columbus, Ohio during the mid 80ís, starting out as a guest DJ on college radio at Ohio State Universityís WOSR, Ohio State Radio. From there it was on to San Diego, California where he took his DJing more seriously. In1993, he got his first weekly gig DJing before and in between bands at Winstonís Beach Club. Keeping busy Carlos Culture found himself behind the turntables opening for Intíl reggae artists like Gregory Isaacs, Luciano, Buju Banton, Sizzla, Beres Hammond, Bennie Man, Mighty Diamonds and many more.
This DJ became known for the conscious selections he played at festivals like Bob Marley Day since 1997-2003, Sierra Neveda World Music Festival 1998, and at top reggae clubs like Club Dread in San Francisco and The Fenix in Seattle. Also during that time for two years he promoted his own reggae night at the G-Lounge in San Diego putting shows on with Micheal Rose, Dub Syndicate, Ranking Joe, Edi Fitzroy and others. At times he is the DJ for Tippa Irie when he performs with a sound system in North America.
Since 1998, Carlos Culture has been working with Makeda Dread and the WorldBeat Organization as a graphic designer, a computer technician helping establish www.oneworldradiotv.com, and as a DJ and an on-air personality on Reggae Makossa.
Carlos Culture is also the house DJ at 4th and B, Downtown. Since 1996 , he is part of the package when reggae is featured at the club.
In 2001, Makeda Dread and Carlos Culture went to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico played "Encuentro en La Playa"and were featured DJs at clubs during Spring Break. In August 2002, they were the first international reggae DJs to ever play in Peru. Plans for Costa Rica and Panama are already in the works for the Fall of 2003 and 2004.