According to Urb magazine
, Tiesto edged out Paul Oakenfold and Van Dyk for the top spot, Contactmusic quoted.
A self-confessed neurotic and word fanatic, Doseone has been called "an artist who may turn out to be our generation's most important" by Urb Magazine
He also wisely factors into the equation the role of music media--from specialist music-genre magazines such as Vibe (New York: Times Publishing Ventures, 1993- ) for rap and Urb (Los Angeles: Urb Magazine
, 1990- ) for techno, to radio and MTV--elements of popular music culture that are ultimately beyond the record companies' control, although one may justifiably question whether MTV or VH-1 are all that independent of the major labels.
"But then I met this promoter, I started spinning at his parties, and things went from 0 to 100 miles per hour overnight." With his warm, superfunky, eclectic approach, DJ Dan was known primarily for delivering a booty-shaking good time, but he surprised fans when he came out in Urb magazine