Martin ‘DJ Graffiti’ Smith


DJ Graffiti DJing a wedding at the Fox Theatre in Downtown Detroit, Michigan.

DJ Graffiti aka Martin Smith began DJing professionally in 1997, and became a staple in Michigan’s music community by heating up concert & special event audiences, spinning live shows for Detroit artists, and creating collectible mixtapes.

Today, DJ Graffiti is the go-to DJ for major events and concerts in and around the Detroit area. He has opened for artists including: Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Beyonce, Big Sean, Young Jeezy, Fat Joe, Trey Songz, Lupe Fiasco, B.o.B., J Cole, A$AP Rocky, Dave Chappelle and many others.

Praised for his ability to play the right music at the right time, Graffiti is sought after and found at concerts, exclusive private & corporate events playing genre defying DJ sets that unite even the widest spectrum of attendees. In addition to his DJ duties in the U.S. and overseas, Martin is an alum of both the University of Michigan Business and Law Schools.

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In 2010 DJ Graffiti was nominated ‘Real Best of Detroit – DJ of the Year’ by Real Detroit Weekly.

  • Kid Cudi & DJ Graffiti at SXSW event in Austin Texas
  • DJ Graffiti, Lupe Fiasco & DJ ZU at Royal Oak Music Theatre
  • Big Sean, Isis & DJ Graffiti at Savas, Ann Arbor
  • Snoop Dogg & DJ Graffiti backstage at the Royal Oak Music Theatre
  • DJ Graffiti & Estelle at Motivation, Ann Arbor
  • A$AP Rocky & DJ Graffiti in Ann Arbor
  • Questlove & DJ Graffiti at Plan B Nightclub in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions & DJ Graffiti at Burn Rubber, Royal Oak MI
  • DJ Graffiti & Mayer Hawthorne at the Alley Bar, Ann Arbor

DJ Graffiti with his turntables at a concert at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor