In a city where the mic is king, the DJ is a loyal servant to its followers. And to the early-in-the-week beat.
Name: Ryan Hood
Hometown: Sacramento, California
Current residencies: the Gusto Lounge, Tuesdays; Buzzard Beach, Thursdays; and Roxy's in Columbia, Missouri, once a month
Beat vehicle: Technics SL MK5 turntables, Pioneer mixer, Serato
Description of your set: "I play a little bit of everything but mostly bass music and hip-hop."
Current top-five songs: "Pursuit of Happiness (Slinks Hangover remix)" by Kid Cudi, featuring MGMT; "Serious" by Nick Hannam; "Do My Thing (JayCeeOh remix 2.0)" by Estelle, featuring Janelle Monae; "Swimming Pools (Drank)" by Kendrick Lamar; "Jump (the Wize Guys "Get Down Edit")" by Kriss Kross
DJ HoodNasty appears at the Gusto Lounge (504 Westport Road, 816-974-8786) for Tape Deck Tuesday, starting around 10 p.m.