EP. 010 - DJ Zorilla (My DJ Story Podcast)

Name: Alfonso Worthen DJ Name: DJ Zorilla Website: Instagram: @djzorilla

Primary Genre: Hip Hop/Rap Other Genres: R&B, Trap



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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: What's going on everybody. Darrell afraid of the club CEO here and we're here for another episode of The my DJ podcast and we've got my brother here DJ zarella here on the podcast.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Can you tell the people, where you from,


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AlfonZo Worthen: The demo reel our Minneapolis.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Glad to have you, brother.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: So tell us about yourself and the


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: My DJ 30 podcast and want to hear your story as a DJ from how you got started to, you know, progression in your career. So where we are today. So you can start from the very beginning and get to know how you got started as a DJ.


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AlfonZo Worthen: All right. I've been these in a year and a couple of months now. So I started out by these and we have a painting their business. My wife and I and


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AlfonZo Worthen: We just we just got a, maybe you should learn how to DJ and a picked it up, got a couple lessons, like, hey, let me just start and my first show


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AlfonZo Worthen: Was in Memphis, and I think we had a crowd of 800 people well yeah well yeah and they loved it. So that was a good thing. Once the crowd was it going good. So


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AlfonZo Worthen: So, and then


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AlfonZo Worthen: I've been going on since Kobe we we had to switch to virtually so we had a we do the paint and events over though.


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AlfonZo Worthen: So I had to learn how to read the crowd through the screen. Well, that's a, that's a little different from from in person. So, you know, it is what it is. I mean, people do they like to play make them we


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AlfonZo Worthen: Still party like we are we in the club.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Nice me it sounds like you really hit the ground running.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You know yeah right right out the gate 800 people like Talk Talk me through how happy you just started to DJ and already are getting a crowd and people are loving it. Like how did that all come about.


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AlfonZo Worthen: Well, that was our payments business. The we had, I will say,


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AlfonZo Worthen: We had our so on November 16 and that was in Milwaukee 1300 people. And then we had a break.


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AlfonZo Worthen: For about three or four weeks. So in between that three or four weeks I was like okay let me


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AlfonZo Worthen: Get with a season.


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AlfonZo Worthen: Season that in the game and Minnesota. So he taught me. You know, the little tricks and trades of it. He was like, man, we could put a playlist together and we did that. And man, a


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AlfonZo Worthen: Video of it. They loved


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Yes, nice man. And did you always knew you want to become a DJ. Eventually, or like something I really never thought about it just came out of nowhere.


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AlfonZo Worthen: I do, actually. I always loved music. So I used to try to sing a little bit but


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AlfonZo Worthen: They never went away, but I


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AlfonZo Worthen: Do love music. So I tried. I just was like, hey, I could, I think I could do it. Let me try this and it worked out.


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AlfonZo Worthen: Because I love you. Yeah.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: That's amazing.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: So yeah regards to how you got your name. Tell me about that.


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AlfonZo Worthen: Well,