In this week’s episode of the MikiDz Podcast, Young California’s DJ Amen sits down with the crew to break down their fundraiser supporting out-of-work DJs. The guys also discuss the current state of clubs, radio, and live streaming.
The MikiDz Podcast is a talk-show that discusses news and topics in the DJ and nightlife industries. It is hosted by MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell. The MikiDz Show, which is also hosted by Miki and Dainjazone, features live performances from the world’s most-skilled DJs.
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Gavin Francis performing at SKYCLUB in Antwerp, Belgium. (Source: Facebook)
Since Imanbek’s house remix went viral, Future reworks the original for an urban heater.
Scott Storch ft. Ozuna & Tyga – Fuego Del Calor
The legendary producer flips his 50 Cent “Just A Lil Bit” melody into a bilingual club cut.
Young Dolph ft. Megan Thee Stallion – RNB
The King of Memphis trades bars with Hot Girl Meg on this single produced by Juicy J.
Jordan Davies & Gavin Francis ft. Ishod Blaq – Let Me Love You
This DJcity Records release features a piano-driven house update of Mario‘s 2004 R&B hit.
Featured on DJcity earlier this week:
– Mr. Vegas – Heads High – Richastic Remix
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The 2010 Red Bull 3Style Japan champion features a DJcity Japan Exclusive from Cocco Music Lab, which is a music school in Taiwan organized by former Red Bull 3Style Taiwan champions Mr. Skin and DinDin.
Watch DJ IKU’s routine above.
DJ Mel. (Credit: Daniel Boczarski)
As of June 2020, Instagram will begin financially rewarding content creators who use Instagram Live. Through both the rollout of short advertisements and the new “badges” program, creatives will be rewarded for live fan engagement. Instagram’s updates were announced on their website on May 27 .
Created in part due to an increase in Instagram Live usage at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the program, similar to incentivization programs used by online broadcaster Twitch, ultimately allows for creatives to earn revenue via their fanbase “tipping” during creators’ live videos. Also, the platform will utilize advertisements that play at the start of each user’s active engagement. The revenue from these ads will be paid at 55% to the creator, and 45% to Instagram.
Recently, DJs broadcasting live on Instagram had their sets flagged for copyright violations. As of May 28, DJs have been advised to play 90-second clips of music. Furthermore, they have reminded users that “people also have access to a library of custom music and sound effects at no cost using [parent company] Facebook’s Sound Collection.”
Instagram’s badge program will begin testing next month with a small group of creators and businesses. Over the coming months, it will expand across the US, Brazil, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Turkey, Spain, and Mexico. The badge icons can be purchased by fans during live performances and appear next to that fan’s name in the chat. Instagram has asked content creators wanting to be considered for badge access to fill out a short application form.
Stay tuned for more updates on live streaming as the practice continues to show promise within the DJ community.
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Jordan Davies. (Source: Jordan Davies)
Just in time for summer, Jordan Davies and Gavin Francis have collaborated with Ishod Blaq on a feel-good rework of Mario‘s 2004 hit “Let Me Love You.” The DJcity Records/Grimey Limey/Warner Music Group ADA release flips the R&B style of the original into an uptempo, piano-driven house tune.
Jordan Davies is a Welsh DJ, music producer, and reality star, having appeared on a number of British reality shows including Ibiza Weekender. Gavin Francis is a DJ, producer, and DJcity representative based in Antwerp, Belgium. Featured artist Ishod Blaq is a vocalist from the UK.
Stream “Let Me Love You” below and download it here.
Follow Ishod Blaq on Instagram.
On the latest installment of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to Power 106‘s program director, DJ E-Man. The Los Angeles radio legend shared his reasons for not leaving Power 106 after his long time collaborator, Big Boy, left the station in 2015.
Watch an excerpt above and the full episode here.
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