Juicy M is widely known DJ and producer from Ukraine. Having a strong background in hip-hop DJing and turntablism, she has entered the electronic scene like a power blast with her smashing viral videos on youtube of her mixing live on four decks in 2013. Since then Juicy M gained the astonishing number of followers around the world, featured in Billboard’s ‘Next Big Sound’ chart and has been acknowledged by reputable magazines, blogs and events like Tomorrowland, Ultra Music, Balaton Sound and Medusa festivals.
Early years of Marta Martus, the real name of Juicy M, were tightly connected with music. She mastered piano at musical school and was a part of children folk dance collective at the age of 10. At the age of sweet 16, she already has been working as a reporter and news host on the music TV channel in Ukraine and that’s when she started learning DJ skills at local music school. Soon after graduating she began working as a hip-hop DJ at the top spots in Kiev to find herself warming up for huge acts like Backstreet Boys and Black Eyed Peas, cooperating with Fashion TV and participating in DJ contests like DMC World Championship in just a few years. But as they say, she was never enough. She always dreamt about standing on the main stages in front of thousands of party heads and kicking off her worldwide tours and that’s what eventually brought her to electronic dance music.
Juicy M’s first production, unofficial remix on Major Lazer’s ‘Watchout For This’ has been supported by heavy hitters like Calvin Harris, Bob Sinclar and Diplo himself, and hit #4 on a weekly chart by the well-known US promo pool DJ City. Being solely do-it-yourself artist she managed to open her own record label JUMMP Records, launch her radio show JuicyLand with hundreds of thousands weekly listeners, FM-broadcasted in 11 countries and find herself gigs at the world’s best club destinations, like Privilege, Pacha, Green Valley to name a few. This made her one of the most influential and inspiring characters for upcoming DJs and producers and built the army of loyal and devoted fans worldwide. Before long, the results started coming in when she has been voted as the world’s number one female DJ two years in a row by top100djanes poll and got into top 50 DJs by thedjlist. Her first original tracks ‘Samurai’, ‘Show Me Love’ and ‘Blowback’ were released on her own imprint JUMMP Records and hit the Beatport charts at 30th, 57th and 19th positions respectively.
In 2015, Juicy M became the first female artist to get signed on Dutch label Armada Music, founded by Armin van Buuren. First four releases on Armada: ‘Skies’, ‘Rowcraft’, ‘LA Girls’ and ‘Obey’, each crossed vital mark of 1 million streams on Spotify, bringing her to the next level of credibility not only as a skillful DJ but as a one of the most promising producer in the world of electronic music.
In 2016-2017, Juicy M became the most followed female DJ on Facebook by overtaking her fellow-DJs Nervo. Her podcast ‘JuicyLand’ grew to the most listened dance podcasts on mixcloud.com, the leading podcast platform on the Internet. Juicy M’s latest song ‘Polaroids and Dirty Dances’ in collaboration with Belgian DJ and producer HIDDN and LA-based vocalists Kepler was released on December 1, 2017 on Trap City / Spinnin Records.