The Rocks Off 200

The Rocks Off 100: DJ Ill Set, Enemy of Wack Tracks

Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link.

DJ Ill-Set has earned a remarkable reputation as a versatile turntablist with her incomparable energy, skills, dedication and deep passion for music. She inherited these qualities from her American, Cuban and Colombian family that introduced her to many different genres and styles of music, from hip-hop to salsa to house music. Every party she rocks incorporates her Latin flair and variety.

Who? Ill-Set's given name is Lissette Fukuda-Aya, 30, born in Houston's Heights to a Colombian dad and Cuban mom. She is married to Masaru Fukuda, aka DJ Chino/Masaru. ill-set has been DJing and collecting records for more than a decade, and is owner and CEO of Soulphisticated Entertainment.

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