Don't let the name Bad Boy Bill fool you — this guy is nice on the turntables, which sometimes number six at a time. One of the world's only house DJs to compete and place in the DMC DJ Championships, Bill is definitely a rare breed. Don't expect any fancy scratch tricks when he steps into the booth at Gryphon, though. Just a packed dance floor of sweaty and excited partygoers.
Bad Boy Bill has been behind the decks for more than 25 years, originally cutting his teeth in the pivotal Chicago House scene in the mid- to late '80s. Don't be surprised to hear some custom remixes and Bad Boy originals in the mix either. Not necessarily the most prolific of producers, he's still responsible for what amounts to about a single per year since 1987, and he's done remix work for everybody from Trent Reznor to Nelly Furtado.
Team a DJ with Bill's stripes up with a sleekly designed, high-end nightclub named after a mythical half-lion, half-eagle-type creature and you've got a recipe for much more than just your average "house" party.