THE RAPPER BEHIND THE DECKS
Hong Kong born and raised, Mohit Kaliandasani aka DJ Mojito is a professional Open Format DJ/Producer, Emcee and Entertainer. Surrounded by hip-hop and electronic music since a young age, he cultivated his desire to compose and create his own music with unique style and persona as a form of expression, soon building a name as one of Hong Kong’s finest emerging talents.
With influences from legends like Tupac, 50 Cent, and Eminem as well as newer artists like Drake, MC Jin and MGK, he began his music journey with HK Hip-Hop Talents, Dope Boy. As he developed his flow, lyrical skill and musical sense, Dope Boy had begun taking over stages around Hong Kong and initiated an underground cypher movement featuring few of Hong Kong’s elite rappers, known as the HKUG Cypher Series.
When introduced to EDM, Electronic and House music, intrigued by the art of mix & scratching along with his passion for music, he rapidly equipped himself with knowledge in major aspects of production and developed himself as an open format DJ. With influences from legends like Paul Van Dyk and Tiesto, as well as fresh artists such as DJ Snake, Major Lazer and more, he perfected his skills in mixing various genres, languages of music and live performance.
With deeper interests in his roots, he also produces, composes and performs Hindi Bollywood music, giving him a chance to create something fresh via incorporating different genres and languages in a mix.
At the prime age of 22, Mojito is a resident DJ at Otto, regularly performing at exclusive private events, 5-Star venues such as the W Hotel’s Woobar and the top clubs such as PLAY, Zentral, Armani Privé, Azure, FLY and more, at the world-famous party district of Hong Kong, known as Lan Kwai Fong and surrounding.
Having performed for DJ Mag Top 100 artists like DANNIC, R3HAB, Project 46 at top-notch venues and events recognized internationally, he went on to perform at Hong Kong’s biggest event known as Beat Ship, on board the Superstar Virgo Cruise alongside artists like James Zabiela, Jekey. Prominently leading to international shows including a closing set at Fashion TV Club, Evening Show in Shenzhen for the infamous superstar duo Wolf Pack, he then headlined as a duo with SCF-SAiNT at SKY21 in Macau. Other exceptional appearances include events with DJ Kuly of RDB at Space Club, DJ Lloyd & DJ NYK at Aqua Hong Kong.
Mojito continues to grow his individual style and unique spectrum of musical influence with a vision to inspire the next generation and carry a positive message to unite individuals from around the world. Today it translates into his sets where he picks apart and infuses together all the forms of music he loves.