The DJ Text Message Scam
Jun23

The DJ Text Message Scam

For the past couple years, there has been a text message credit card scam going around targeting DJs and entertainment companies that everyone should be aware of. It starts with the DJ getting a random text message from a number they don’t know. The text will say something along the lines of “Hello, my name is Mr Morgan. I am looking for DJ services for my event. Do you accept credit cards?”  The opening line is...

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5 Health Tips for DJs
Jun22

5 Health Tips for DJs

5 Health Tips For DJs Let’s face it, the life of a DJ is not necessarily conducive to a healthy lifestyle. It is filled with many traps such as nightclubs, erratic sleep, late meals,  wedding food, and lots of excess. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be healthy despite them.  Here are some tips to help you live a healthier DJ life. Start Early Workout when you wake up before you start social media. So many of us...

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What can DJs learn from Lebron James
Jun21

What can DJs learn from Lebron James

Don’t Listen to the Doubters As long as you are achieving success, there will always be people out there who are trying to deny your achievements. Everyone wants to be an expert on your life instead of worrying about their own. You know who they are, because they always describe other people’s accomplishments with “yeah, but…..”. Remember, you will always be your biggest advocate and the decisions are...

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As I Am: The Life And Time$ of DJ AM – Review
Jun20

As I Am: The Life And Time$ of DJ AM – Review

As I Am: The Life And Time$ of DJ AM As a DJ who has been playing around Hollywood for the past 10 years, the shadow cast by DJ AM has always had a large presence over the scene here. He has always been held in such high regards from the people who knew him best, down to the casual acquaintances. The extent of my personal knowledge comes from holding a residency at the same venue (Cinespace) on a different night of the week as him....

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DJ Mentors
Jun10

DJ Mentors

MENTORING Have you ever heard an older DJ talk about carrying crates for another DJ? Back when DJs had to lug hundreds of records to a gig, this was not some strange punishment or hazing ritual, it was actually a very important process of becoming a better DJ. If you were carrying crates it was by choice, as a sign of respect to a DJ who was showing you how to be a better DJ. It was an integral part of the mentoring process. Yes, some...

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Why do DJs fist bump?
Jun02

Why do DJs fist bump?

Don’t be offended if they don’t offer you a handshake, there is a very good reason for a fist bump. It is a pretty simple explanation. DJs are always licking their fingers for grip. If you are a DJ who does this, you assume the other DJ is doing it as well. It is better to play it safe and just go for the fist bump, or even occasionally the elbow bump depending on the...

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