Better known to his legion of fans as DJ Boris, Boris Inzhin is drawing crowds to New York City’s Exit every Saturday night. Formerly from the infamous “Big Friday Party” at the Roxy from September 1998 to November 1999 and the legendary Limelight. Boris’ progressive house tracks and pulse-pounding beats literally keep club attendees on their feet ’til 9:00am Sunday morning.
What’s the secret to Boris’ infectious grooves? Years of first-hand experience scouring the New York City club scene. In 1990, Boris’ hard work had finally paid off with his first residency at Tilt. It wasn’t long before the New York scene took notice of his innovative spinning flavor. Boris went on to spin at such big-name clubs as Expo, Sound Factory Bar, The Grand, Warsaw and Supper Club, just to name a few. 1997 was a red-letter year for Boris, when he landed his second notable residency at Carbon, which brought him to the height of his popularity in the New York City club scene.
That same year, Boris set his sights on becoming a producer in the industry. Through his friendship with Ernie Lake and Bobby Guy of Grammy-nominated production house Soul Solution, he was introduced to Doug Beck, a well known and extremely talented musician. Under the masthead of Boris and Beck, these two visionaries set the underground scene on fire with their house remixes of tracks by such music celebrities as Cindy Lauper, Taylor Dayne, Shania Twain, Debulah Morgan, Salt-n-Pepa and Boys II Men. His most recent tracks for Mya “My First Night” for Interscope Records, Britney Spears “Sometimes” for Jive Records, has been buzzing some hype in the industry. Boris and Beck are currently working on a vast amount of remixes, one of their biggest projects is from the well known group “The Fixx”, they have recently finished the remix for “One Thing Leads To Another”.
Along with Boris’ busy schedule of DJing and producing, his reputation continues to grow nationwide. With his regular out of town stints, such as his monthly appearances at The Palace in Boston, Massachusetts, he continues to spin his groundbreaking grooves to his spellbound audiences. On top of it all, Boris finds time to regularly spin his turntables for the New York airwaves of WKTU’s underground house show “The Sanctuary” Saturdays from 3:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Level 5) and also be a Billboard reporter.
With his successes in the studio, in the clubs and on the airwaves, DJ Boris is truly a well known name in his industry. So where does he go from here? Boris hopes to discover a songstress, a diva diamond in the rough, he can mold into the next Club Superstar. Boris is a force to be reckoned with in the New York club scene.