Peanut Butter Wolf
Summer Music Industry Intensive Masterclass Teacher

Peanut Butter Wolf is a Los Angeles-based DJ and founder of the independent record label, Stones Throw Records. As a high school student, he began spinning and making hip-hop beats in 1984 and later launched his label in 1996. Through Stones Throw Records, he developed the careers of Madlib, J Dilla, Quasimoto, Madvillain, Dam-Funk, Mayer Wawthorne, Knxwledge, Mild High Club, Mndsgn and Anderson .Paak. Well-known for his record collection, themed vinyl sets (including a 12-hour extended set with Boiler Room) and his unique VJ sets, his shows span the decades featuring a variety of genres highlighting rare and vintage footage. The documentary film, “Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This is Stones Throw Records,” guides you through Wolf’s life, the evolution of Stones Throw Records and its influence on the music industry today.

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