EP. 099 - DJ Dr Wattz (My DJ Story Podcast)

Name: Robert Watts DJ Name: DJ Dr Wattz Website: Instagram: Primary Genre: EDM Other Genres: Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop, House, Lo-Fi, Dubstep Transcript:


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: what's going on everybody Darrel Frater the club CEO here and we have another amazing episode of the my DJ story podcast brought to you by the club APP the number one Community for DJ to get paid for your live stream sets.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Today we have my brother, DJ Dr Wattz here on the show brother, can you please introduce yourself to the people who you are and where you're from.


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Dj Dr Wattz: My name is DJ Dr Wattz my partner's ladies gym we're ambassadors of the frequency.


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Dj Dr Wattz: i'm from shreveport Louisiana but i'm currently living in scott's book to brasco, which is where me and my wife have incorporated our.


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Dj Dr Wattz: record label son of man records and we're taking advantage of our position inside of the film and TV industry to just use this DJ platform to just use our gifts to spread it out there.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: amazing brother super excited to have you on the show man, we want to hear about your journey in the DJ industry so bring us back to the beginning talk to us about what sparked your interest to become a DJ and then just talk to us a little bit about those beginning days.


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Dj Dr Wattz: Okay, what really sparked my interest becoming a DJ.


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Dj Dr Wattz: Is when I was a living in Louisiana and I started, I saw this ad in a newspaper and it said hiring DJ for this radio station.


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Dj Dr Wattz: And I see so many movies about DJ like back in the 70s, the clothes and.


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Dj Dr Wattz: And radio station, and I was like i'm gonna try this so I went to the radio station, I was like I want to apply for the DJ out by computer not going to get on here, and it was like cool.


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Dj Dr Wattz: is like the first thing you have to start doing is selling ads so you could get some food some Eric get you a shot so.


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Dj Dr Wattz: that's what started me I wish they did they did not start selling ads and I started doing this little part call the Jesus damn nice to have on Sunday, we will play Christian rap back in the days when they.


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Dj Dr Wattz: didn't win a Christian man was a second company the Second Coming of evil, but anyway.


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Dj Dr Wattz: But what started me with that is just i've been in music ever since I was five years old, and I wanted to always wanted to DJ because I just opposite I like playing music for the crowd and.


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Dj Dr Wattz: Very perceptive person, so I like to feel the crowd like to feel the energy and I just love sharing music and when you share the music that people like and you can see them.


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Dj Dr Wattz: And they come into a place where they get a lot of a little non resistance sites and nice things can happen when the energy comes out so basically.


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Dj Dr Wattz: for being a DJ is something that I wanted to do because it's just like it's something that can give to people that's what I like doing that's what I love about music period.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: I super amazing man, and you know when you have a gift and you just kind of want to use that gift to help others you get really a lot back and you're blessing yourself and blessing others.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: With the things that you're doing so super excited to hear that you had that calling to do this and you kind of went for it and.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: got into the industry and just started really thriving and doing well you know I would love to hear you know where to go from there from that initial intro and just walk us through your journey in the industry.


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Dj Dr Wattz: Where it went from there is when I started working at the radio station I started learning some things and I started learning about artists.


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Dj Dr Wattz: And I started learning about the music industry because i've always wanted to own the label always want to be in America.


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Dj Dr Wattz: The music industry, so I started working there and I didn't didn't really go where I wanted to go, and so I started finding like.


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Dj Dr Wattz: I couldn't really afford to buy instruments, so I started like rummaging through the trash like I started if I found a turntable they had a.


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Dj Dr Wattz: With the core broken off last tip that term treatment, I went home and on dated and I fixed it, I went to an audio show and I spent $52 on a stanton.


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Dj Dr Wattz: Needle so style, so I could you know scratch when they can withstand going back and forth was like a radio station, yes, so once I started doing that I started going to the goodwill and I started finding.


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Dj Dr Wattz: cassette decks and I started fighting all kind of old records and eight track and I started learning how to bounce stuff it was really noisy.


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