DJ Verbal and E-Major have been performing and collaborating as the DJ duo 2Beats since 2012 when they started their flagship monthly DJ show "2Beats & a Hat" at The Artful Dodger Cafe and Music Emporium in Regina. Since then the show has made a powerful impact on the eclectic music scene in Regina and beyond, and has also provided a platform for DJ Verbal and E-Major to collaborate with a variety of performers, including DJs, musicians, dancers, painters, and singers. Each show is uniquely themed according to the style and taste of each performing guest, thus making "2Beats & a Hat" a fresh and exciting experience every time. The show has become a local favorite among venue goers and has captured the versatile art of DJ'ing on a stage where musical genre, style, and expression come together in all forms.
2Beats has collaborated with a wide variety of performers including: Dr.J, DJ Quartz, Buzzroc & DJ Happycat , Robin Mang, DJ Limbo, Steve The Hat, MYLA, Merky Waters, DJ Noor, DGS Samurai Champs, Tribal Vibes Wild Fire, and The Pile of Bones Brass Band, to name a few. 2Beats incorporates all elements of DJing: mixing, scratching, beat looping and sampling are used to showcase the integration of the DJ as the foundation of a great performance and live production. This platform allows 2Beats to explore and satisfy a vast spectrum of musical influences from jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop, house and electronic. Since teaming up as 2Beats, DJ Verbal & E-Major have become local favorites in and around the music scene of Regina.
Both together and as solo acts, DJ Verbal and E-major have played at various venues and events including, The Artful Dodger, The Mercury, The Capitol, The Cathedral Village Freehouse, Lydia's Pub (Saskatoon), Gabbo's Nightclub, The Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Aloha Fest, The Regina Art Market, The Exchange, The Commodore (Kamloops BC), MUSE ON Vinyl Pub (Busan, South Korea) and many underground and private events.