DJ Michael 5000 Watts recently stopped by DJcity to throw down a mix using Roland’s DJ-808 controller. Watts is the founder and owner of the legendary Swishahouse record label and a mixer on Houston’s 97.9 The Box.
In his routine, Watts chops up Southern hip-hop tracks, scratches acapellas, and puts the DJ-808’s range of features to use.
1. Smackwater – Intro
1. Treal Lee & Prince Rick – Throwed Off (F#ck Everybody)
2. Mike Jones ft. Slim Thug & Paul Wall – Still Tippin’ – Acapella
3. DJ Khaled ft. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, & Rick Ross – All I Do Is Win
4. Beyonce & JAY-Z – APESH#T
5. Z-Ro – Outro
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The Bay Area native discussed what it’s like being Kehlani’s DJ, how she got into DJing, and gave advice to female DJs.
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As a DJ, one of the most stressful situations is showing up to a gig and finding out that the equipment setup isn’t what you expected. On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM reminds DJs to check with the venue before your gig and to bring any extra gear you may need.
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Today is March 8 and people around the world are observing International Women’s Day — a day that commemorates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It’s also a time to promote gender equality and women’s rights. To celebrate the day, here are four videos of the ladies who have contributed to DJcityTV.
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