My parents named me Jason. I’m born and raised in Providence, RI, to a family with roots in Cape Verde. I do all of my DJ + creative work as WHERE'S NASTY.  Using events and projects within the mediums of art, fashion, film, and music, I bring people together.

I co-founded stay silentan agency that focuses on producing experiences, editorials, design, marketing and business development. Notable projects of ours include producing the DAY TRILL festival series, branded events including Bounce House, Luv U Better and Egg Over, as well as co-founding Trade Pop-Up, a non-profit arts and creative entrepreneurship organization + gallery/retail space.

Through my creative work I’ve been able to work with 2DopeBoyz, 40oz NYC, ‘47, Bodega, the City of Providence, D’Usse Palooza, Ebbets Field, Red Bull and Expressions Stores; creating editorials and digital campaigns to support Nike, Jordan, adidas, among some other people.