DJs / Young, fresh and soaked in swag: DJ Lean Rock is a multi-talented DJ also known as an ad and fashion model and b-boy crewmember.

As part of the world-renowned Floorlords b-boy crew, Lean Rock has subsequently traveled dance floors abroad with his devotion in pursuit of originality, but don’t think for a second that just because he can dance he’s a wannabe DJ.

“To me the DJ is the food source of the dancer,” he says. “I have gained a sense of loyalty to the music and the connection to the dancer.”

Six years ain’t nothin’ in the DJ biz, yet the budding talent has already established himself as an international success. With Battle of the Year and Freestyle Sessions atop his resumé, it’s hard to deny the product of the man’s fruition when it contains equal parts passion and desire.

Inspired by the most revered legends of the b-boy dance culture–from the esteemed OGs to the wizards of today–the Bostonian headlines “Shadow Styles,” the first art, dance and fashion-forward event of 2013 at the recently opened Sunset Room at Aloha Tower.

Sunset Room, 1 Aloha Tower Dr., Sat., 1/12, 8pm–3am, $5 presale (the first 100), $10 after, $15 at the door, 21+