DJ Bootsie is a formative power and active performer in the Hungarian hip-hop scene. In 1996, he won the DMC World DJ Championship of Hungary and that year marked the formation of his own rap group called Árral Szemben. DJ Bootsie provided backup on several tunes for the Yonderboi album Shallow and Profound. He started to play with Balázs Zságer in the Yonderboi Quintet and they have performed live together on more than 160 gigs all around Europe. DJ Bootsie was one of the founding members of Zagar, based on the music of Balázs Zságer. They have been play together at numerous festivals and gigs since 2002. Beside the Zagar band, he has been involved in a variety of production work, composing film scores and providing the backbone for other rap performers. He released two solo albums also, his second one Holiday in the Shade featuring prominent New York MC’s Vast Aire and O.C came out on the UK label BBE.