DJ Patife is a prominent Brazilian drum and bass DJ. He had contact with the drum and bass scene through friend DJ Marky while working in a record store. DJ Patife's first gig was at São Paulo's Arena Music Hall. In 1997, he travelled to Europe with Marky. There, he accompanied Roni Size in the delivery of the Mercury Prize. With crescent popularity, Patife released his first album in 2000, Sounds of Drum'n'bass.