russell-sticklor-biopicRussell “DJ Plain View” Sticklor (Beatmaker) is a producer and DJ for Nomadic Wax, an independent New York record label that promotes international hip-hop music.

His debut album—2010’s “DJ Plain View Presents: Globalize: Hip-Hop from Around the World”—featured collaborations with rappers across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas, while his 2013 mixtape “Internationally Known Volume 3” showcased rising hip-hop talent from more than 30 countries.

As a DJ, he has shared the stage with rappers from Senegal, Sierra Leone, Mali, and Zimbabwe as part of a global hip-hop event series in Washington, DC. Russell has also created original soundtracks for short films produced by the U.S. State Department and the Presidential Commission on the Arts and the Humanities.

Russell was on Next Level Team Bosnia & Herzegovina/Montenegro.