Alexander "DJ RTC" Fruchter


Alexander Fruchter, aka DJ RTC, is the co-founder and owner of Chicago-based indie hip hop label Closed Sessions (Jamila Woods, Kweku Collins, Femdot, SHIRT). Fruchter is also the founder and owner of the influential “blog era” music and culture site rubyhornet.com and a full-time faculty member of Columbia College Chicago, where he has helped to reshape the robust music business program. Fruchter has a long history in Chicago’s hip hop scene, and has worked with artists ranging from Chance The Rapper and Jamila Woods, to Action Bronson, Bun B, and Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan. In 2016, he was recognized as a Chicagoan of the Year by the Chicago Tribune.