Mike Harry p.k.a. DJ Dirty Harry started out as a mixtape DJ. Dirty Harry’s mix-tapes became so popular that renowned artists and celebrities quickly sought him out to appearances on them! Artists such as Alicia Keys, 50 Cent, Sean ” P. Diddy” Combs, Nas, LL Cool J , Run DMC, Lauryn Hill, are a few of the people who have participated in mixtape collaborations with Harry so far.
Within a few years Dirty Harry received the Justo’s “MixtapeBrucie Bee/Starchild Award”, which honors lifetime achievements in the mixtape field. He was also honored with “Mixtape of the Year” awards from Vibe Magazine, and from XXL magazine . Harry then won another “Justo Mixtape Award” for his “2Pac: Rap Phenomenon” mixtape, a collaboration with DJ Green Lantern and DJ Vlad.
Dirty Harry has transformed into an Artist, party/radio dj, producer and songwriter. Harry won the ASCAP Pop Music Award in both 2008 & 2009 and the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Award for 2008. Dirty Harry’s most prestigious award though, is the GRAMMY Award, which he received for his production on the Alicia Key’s hit record, “No-One”.