Choschhal “Herschel” Nauroz aka DJ HEAT has been rocking dance floors and creating general mass hysteria since 1999. However, his love for music started at a much earlier age. A mainstay in his primary and secondary schools’ orchestra and chorus programs, DJ HEAT developed a keen ear to the different styles and methods of music. An avid violin and bass-cello player, his love for the different sounds of instruments and the moods they can conjure have translated similarly into his style of DJing. His love for music has been a constant in both his professional and personal life as he has amassed a collection of thousands of albums from all over the globe spanning a large variety of genres.
HEAT’s first DJing events were a result of heavy demand from friends and peers at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. These parties would generate crowds of 1,000+ people. In the pre-social media days of Facebook and Twitter, the buzz from these parties would travel hundreds of miles to neighboring universities and communities.
HEAT’s first foray into the DC club scene was DJing a legendary party named “The Spot” at the now defunct Ritz nightclub. He tirelessly learns new details and hones his craft by working hard and preparing his music, improving his skill, and taking serious the art of: “killing the dance floor.” Evidence of this dedication was rewarded with a long-standing residency at the legendary Love Nightclub for over 3 years.
Throughout the years, HEAT as performed at nearly every venue in the District of Columbia and neighboring Northern VA area. Regular traveling events in VA Beach and Miami, FL have further fueled his desire to travel to DJ anywhere and everywhere in an effort to take over the world “one party at a time!” More evidence of his skilled work: he has performed alongside super-artists such as: Nas (his favorite artist!), Alicia Keys, Tiesto, Snoop Dogg, Good Charlotte, Chris Brown, Wale, Common, George Acosta, Ludacris, Lloyd Banks, Ferry Corsten, Rick Ross, L’il Wayne, DJ Skribble, DJ Clue, and many more. A virtual who’s who list of super-artists and top DJ’s. HEAT’s talent has also been demanded for corporate events sponsored by Coors Light, Heineken, and Belvedere IX and also at the request of numerous professional athletes. HEAT is also the DJ of choice for well established annual events such as The BLACKOUT & SHOE+Topia.
HEAT’s focus is very strong during his sets at events because his aim is to please all partygoers. Whether it is a sold-out party at a megaclub or a relaxing cocktail hour, the passion for music and his professional skill will have you dancing till the lights come on!