One of the highest ranking American artists in DJ MAGAZINE'S prestigious "TOP 100" DJs of 2001, Christopher Lawrence is recognized worldwide as one of the World’s top DJs and producers.
Described as "ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL DJS” by DJ MAGAZINE and as "AMERICA'S TOP TRANCE DJ" by England's esteemed MUZIK, Christopher Lawrence is one of the biggest and most respected names in dance music today. A headliner at the world's largest clubs and events, Christopher has graced the covers of America's MIXER, REMIX and XLR8R, Britain's WAX and numerous other
magazines from around the globe. An official resident of America's legendary superclub GIANT, Christopher was the only US DJ invited to headline all three inaugural MINISTRY OF SOUND, CREAM and GATECRASHER tours of America.
Inducted into UK superclub CREAM’s “SUPERSTAR DJ” hall of fame in 2001, Christopher's production skills, coupled with his ability to take international dance floors by storm with his tough progressive and sleek techno trance sets, place him in high demand worldwide. In 2001, MIXER officially dubbed Christopher "A SUPERSTAR DJ" as he headlined some of the world's biggest tours, events and clubs including CREAM, COACHELLA, CREAM IBIZA, RENAISSANCE, CYBERFEST, GIANT JAPAN, NOCTURNAL WONDERLAND and CREAMFIELDS UK, as well as tours of GREAT BRITAIN, EUROPE, CHINA, MEXICO, CANADA, BRASIL, PERU, KOREA, SOUTH AMERICA, NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIA and JAPAN.
Described as “A PROGRESSIVE HOUSE PIONEER” by MUZIK, Christopher became the first US artist to be signed to Scotland's cutting edge HOOK RECORDINGS in 1996.With a discography of groundbreaking tracks played by DJs from PAUL VAN DYK to JOHN DIGWEED, Christopher's critically acclaimed releases such as 'NAVIGATOR', 'INTERCEPTOR', 'RENEGADE', 'RUSH HOUR', ‘SHREDDER’ and 'CRUISE CONTROL' have taken the US and European charts by storm as well as earning numerous accolades including his massive track 'SHREDDER' being named MUZIK magazines "VITAL RELEASE" of the month. In 2000, 'RUSH HOUR' not only became Christopher's biggest tune to date, but also the fastest seller in the history of INTERGROOVE US. Christopher's new single "MIND ERASER" due out on MOONSHINE in early 2002 is set to break this record. Christopher’s widely anticipated debut artist album is also expected to meet widespread critical acclaim when released in mid 2002.
In the late nineties, Christopher also established himself as one of the US’s biggest selling CD artists, following a string of record breaking DJ mixes including 'RISE', 'TEMPTATION' and 'CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE PRESENTS HOOK RECORDINGS'. In 2000, SPIN magazine described Christopher as a "TRAILBLAZER" following the release of his best selling "EMPIRE' for America's largest dance label MOONSHINE MUSIC. In 2001, Christopher continued to smash sales records when his new CD 'UNITED STATES OF TRANCE' debuted and remained in the TOP TEN US DANCE CHARTS alongside MOBY, CHEMICAL BROS and FATBOY SLIM. Christopher’s newest mix ‘AROUND THE WORLD’ is expected to break this record in 2002 - again establishing Christopher as one of World’s most popular and respected DJs.
Consistently described as "ONE OF AMERICA’S AND THE WORLD'S TOP DJS", Christopher's overwhelming success has been hailed by the international press with cover stories and features in major international dance publications such as BILLBOARD, URB, MIXER, XLR8R, SPIN, THOUSAND WORDS, SPIN, CMJ, D'VOX, REMIX, MASSIVE, BPM, REVOLUTION, DMA, INDUSTRY INSIDER, MIXMAG, ALTERNATIVE PRESS, DJ MAGAZINE, WAX, MUZIK, 7, IDJ, PLAY, TEKNO RENEGADE, TRIBE and KLUBLIFE to name just a few.
In the world of international dance culture, there are DJs who are leaders and those who are followers. Christopher Lawrence is a leader.