Karla Moy, also known as hustleGRL is a graphic designer, DJ, and recognized trail blazer hailing from Toronto, Canada. Since the age of 12, she has been lending her talents to some of the most iconic figures in music, sports and entertainment. She recently added a presidential touch to her long list of achievements after spinning a DJ set for former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama.
She is cited for playing a vital role in the early stages of the careers of multi-Grammy award winners Drake and The Weeknd. Moy’s extensive resume includes credits for Lil’ Wayne‘s mixtape cover art for No Ceilings (2009) and Sorry 4 the Wait (2011) as well as his incarcerated e-diary, www.weezythanxyou.com. She has been tapped by major brands such as Nike, Jordan, Sonos and landed the opportunity to spin for one of the most iconic professional athletes of all time, best known as, Lebron James. With her finger on the pulse, she continues to support her city’s rising musical acts such as Jessie Reyez, Daniel Caesar and Jahkoy.
When she is not shutting down some of the most prestige venues, she is typically mentoring youth and working as a freelance graphic artist. Karla Moy supports a number of charitable organizations such as The Remix Project, Timeraiser150 and Drake’s latest venture Welcome Toronto, which is an elevated partnership with the Toronto Raptors dedicated to giving back. Her undeniable impact has landed her a feature on Forbes.com where she credits past mentors for her own success. With a career that spans over 10 years in length, she does not exhibit any signs of slowing down. As she puts it, “a true hustle never stops, not for a second.”