One of Nigeria’s biggest artists, Davido was interviewed on the Breakfast Club Power 105.1 hosted by Charlamagne and DJ Envy. Davido spoke about his upbringing, growing up in Nigeria, signing with Sony, how he took to music, and the success of afrobeats.
Watch the full interview above.
The Bay Area native discussed what it’s like being Kehlani’s DJ, how she got into DJing, and gave advice to female DJs.
NOODLES is scheduled to perform at Seattle’s Bumbershoot festival on Saturday, Sept. 1.
Watch the convo above.
Spryte, a veteran open format DJ and producer, has always been on the forefront of the art form. The Los Angeles-based DJ made a name for himself in the battle circuit, and currently tours the world as one-half of the duo Made Monster. While technology has played a role in Spryte’s success, he had proven his skills long before the digital revolution.
On this episode of A Moment With, Spryte talks about how DJing has changed since he started, his current projects, and plans for the future.
Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Prospect is a mixer on BBC Radio 1Xtra and member of the DJcity UK team. ELLiNGTONE, who also lives in Edinburgh, holds it down from Wednesday to Sunday in clubs throughout the city.
The conversation focused on the UK scene, but most of the tips and insights are relevant to DJs of all countries. During the discussion, Prospect and Stylus spoke about the impact of the DJcity linkups in the community (around the 13 minute mark).
Grandtheft is one of Canada’s most versatile and influential DJ/producers. From rocking clubs and festivals to performing at DJ battles like the Red Bull Music 3Style, the Mad Decent artist can hold it down anywhere.
As a producer, he’s released some of the biggest club and festival anthems of the past few years, including “Keep It 100” with Keys N Krates, his “Sweet Nothing” remix with Diplo, and “Number One” with Major Lazer. He’s also seen radio success with original singles like “Easy Go” featuring Delaney Jane.
On this episode of A Moment With, Grandtheft discusses how he got into DJing, his creative process for producing, what he wants to convey with his music, plus more.
DJcityTV has teamed with Chicago collective DJs Are Not Jukeboxes on a new series called A Moment With. The series spotlights well-known DJs as they discuss their recent accomplishments or current topics in the DJ community.
The first episode features Trackstar the DJ, the tour DJ for Run the Jewels, and the host of Shade 45‘s The Smoking Section show. The Wisconsin native discusses what it’s like working with the group, a role he’s held since its formation in 2013. (Trackstar has also been Killer Mike‘s tour DJ since 2011.)
Watch A Moment With above.
Barking’s very own Ramz sits down with DJ Dubl to talk about his platinum selling single “Barking”. They discuss how Ramz felt about Drake keeping him from the number 1 spot with “Gods Plan” and why it was so important to him to follow up “Barking” with his latest single “Family Tree”, and much more. Watch the full interview above.
Related: The Fanatix Interview With DJ Dubl
In February, Red Bull 3Style held a discussion panel with its judges during the world finals week in Poland. The panel featured DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Craze, DJ Nu-Mark, Skratch Bastid, and Nina Las Vegas.
Four Color Zack at Holy Ship! 10.0 on Jan. 7, 2018. (Credit: Rukes)
Among the topics discussed were the politics of DJing in Vegas. A fan of the show, Zack told the hosts that he values their inside perspective of the Vegas club scene. The conversation that ensues covers what it’s really like DJing in Sin City as well as some of the dos and don’ts of holding down a residency.
2 thirds of the producer trio, The Fanatix joined London’s DJ Dubl for his latest interview. They are one of the most exciting producers in the UK at this moment in time. Dro and C Dot go into detail about their journey so far and how they’ve come from having a very popular reggae riddim and early dancehall work with Popcaan, to producing some of the UK’s hardest rap and dancehall music for 2017 and 2018!
They also talk about studio sessions with Stylo G and Joe Grind, and The Fanatix discuss how the Sneakbo record “Active” featuring Giggs came about. They talk about future plans for the trio, unreleased music, and who they’d most like to be working with.
Watch the full interview above.
Related: Maleek Berry Interview With DJ Dubl
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