Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, Mari Ella has been a music fan and liner-notes reader since her early teens. After many years of training to become a professional dancer, at the age of 17 she was introduced to Hip Hop culture and started breaking with a few local B-Boys in her hometown. In 2004 she moved to New York and immersed herself into NYC club dance and culture. In 2018, after a long lasting love to music as a dancer, she decided to start her journey as a DJ. With Hip Hop, Soul, Funk and R&B always being the foundation she especially enjoys setting the vibes with different genres of electronic music.