Lawyer-Turned-Radio Host Launches DJ School in Africa

Gesh Groove, a lawyer-turned-DJ and radio entrepreneur, has launched a DJ academy in the southern African nation of Zambia.

Born Chishala Chitoshi, Gesh practiced law for 10 years before leaving to pursue his passion of being a DJ and radio host. In 2008, he helped launch Flava FM and made a name for himself.

Four years later, Gesh started The DJ Academy Zambia to pass on his experience and leave a legacy. His school teaches people the skills needed to have a successful career, including both the technical and business sides of DJing.

“The misconception about DJing I think needs be thrown out of the window,” Gesh says in an interview with BBC World News. “This idea of just saying somebody just needs to play music and get drunk; it’s not about that.”

Watch BBC’s video above.

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