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EP. 096 - DJ Lolo (My DJ Story Podcast)



Name: Dimitri Cohen

DJ Name: DJ Lolo

Website: linktr.ee/iamdjlolo818

Instagram: @iamdjlolo818

Primary Genre: Hip-Hop

Other Genres: R&B, Pop, Reggae, Afrobeat, EDM


Transcript:


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: what's going on everybody Darrel Frater the club CEO here we have another amazing episode of the my DJ story podcast brought to you by the club APP.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: The number one Community for DJ where you get paid for your live streams today, we have our brother, DJ lolo on the set here brother kane please introduce yourself tell the people who you are and where you're from.


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dj lolo: what's up everybody is DJ lolo i'm currently living in Houston i'm originally from Los Angeles California.


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dj lolo: i'm in Houston bj and for like five years now, and you know the club scene is the party scene is the VIP seen wherever the is popping and that's where you find me so.


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dj lolo: pretty much just tapping on on instagram I am DJ low low and I will, I am DJ lolo 818 I took out during the score so yeah just follow me talk to me I talk back.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: awesome brother we're super excited to have you here on the podcast man, we want to hear your story talk to us about the beginning days you know what got you motivated to become a DJ and kind of walk us through those early days in the industry.


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dj lolo: Well, honestly.


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dj lolo: I can just be real like um.


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dj lolo: I started DJ and like virtual DJ in high school so when it comes to like just being on the computer and find the.


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dj lolo: cruiser back and forth I that was me back in the day top from this throwing stuff putting out the hottest mixes compilation CDs.


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dj lolo: That was always mean even through college, you know, and I never really got the calling to actually be a DJ until like a.


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dj lolo: few years ago was like four years ago, I did a new year's party and I had just I was thinking like i'm tired of working my job as a waiter.


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dj lolo: Waiting tables all the time I needed something else you know something else in my life to spark my life, trying to just go into this building and going back to my house and whatever is I do in between.


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dj lolo: I needed something else so i'm invested in some DJ equipment I bought a new mark FLEX deck quad core and.


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dj lolo: I had that little CD burners on the bottom and everything was cool and it was it was dope and have low speaker little thumb 15.


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dj lolo: And I set everything up and I have my subwoofer and everything was nice had the lights pop in and I did a new year's party and.


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dj lolo: Like 170 people pull up to this new year's party and I ain't gonna lie like.


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dj lolo: Maybe four or five people throughout the night came up to the DJ booth and Max me that I do this professionally like it, what did I do this personally, and I was like.


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dj lolo: No, I mean this is my first time like you know what you're doing you're doing your thing way and I was just that was the motivation I needed, that was the sign like.


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dj lolo: You know I need to start DJ but you know when you start in the industry like this, you know, like where do you start you know, like who puts you in the in the position that DJ you know.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: that's an awesome intro bro you know tell me a little bit more about where you went from there.


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So.


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dj lolo: So basically you know when it when it came down to me trying to understand where I want to start I.


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dj lolo: I just took the same model I started reading I rented a venue I started selling my own tickets online on event bright and.


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dj lolo: I started throwing my own parties, and I did it monthly and you know as.


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dj lolo: The months progress they people my my my friends and family and all these new supporters started seeing consistency and what I was doing in the in the vibe that I was providing.


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dj lolo: And you know it started g