DJ Cue aka Frank Cuevas is an essential member to the history of the scene in the San Francisco Bay Area. Cue (Frank Cuevas) originates from Daly City, CA, and first jumped onto the turntables in 1986. He co-created the first battle DJ break record, Hamster Breaks, Vol. 1 and took part in the Bullet Proof Scratch Hamsters. In 1994 he opened Cue's Records which was a pioneering record store for the Bay Area and West Coast DJ scene. Along with Eddie Def, Cue is a member of DMT (Drum Machine Technicians) and the Space Travelers, of which he has produced several albums. Inspired by the independent artists he worked with he released Cue's Hip Hop Shop in 1998 that featured some of hip-hops most respected DJ's such as Roc Raida, Rob Swift, and Mr Dibbs, as well as MC's like Rasco, Eddie K, Antares, and Third Sight. In 2000, he released Cue's Hip Hop Shop: Vol. 2, a collection of tracks featuring Cue's DJ and producer friends like Joe Quixx, Oakland Faders, Top Rawmen, and SWOT Team.