Name: Brandon Scott
DJ Name: bbaappss
Primary Genre: R&B
Other Genres: Hip-Hop, House, EDM
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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.
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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: The number one Community for DJ to get paid for your live stream sets today we have my brother bbaappss here to tell us his DJ story brother, can you please introduce yourself tell the people who you are and where you're from.
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bbaappss: yeah let's do it, my name is brandon.
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bbaappss: I go by bbaappss on the.
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bbaappss: stage and I grew up in Columbus Ohio moved to southern California, in 2012 and establish myself as a DJ up in Santa Barbara California, in.
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bbaappss: been DJ for six years, but always been interested in music so DJ is a natural thing when you've got that taste in music, you know so.
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bbaappss: People found out and then I found out that I love D gang So here we are, five years later, got a company ruin called comfort food and what we try to do is platform other DJ in the area, the story of comfort food is, it is a good one, so I hope I get to tell it but that's the nutshell right.
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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: awesome brother you definitely going to be able to tell this is the my DJ story podcast so we want to hear it all.
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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You know, we want to start with the beginning talk to us about what sparked your interest as a DJ and walk us through your story leading up to today where you're talking about comfort food so.
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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Okay, beginning run through and then just bring up their.
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bbaappss: beginnings, a good one man, so if you know about southern California, you know that there's pockets of burrows and just like different ways that neighborhoods function.
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bbaappss: And Santa Barbara is about 60 miles north of Los Angeles proper that's right up the one on one it's an affluent area, mostly white and when you have someone.
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bbaappss: That looks like me walking around we kind of peer and we see each other, you know that head nod comes in real clutch right there so.
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bbaappss: The story goes is i'm at a i'm working my day job as a web developer at a software company well no software hardware in the audio space it's called sonos they make speakers for your House wireless stuff.
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bbaappss: Just a great company to work for overall but heavily vested in the music space now there's a bar right around the corner from our office, where we all like to hang out and do an after hours thing or.
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bbaappss: Happy hour type of thing and me and the boys are hanging out over there and the bar owner approached us saying hey.
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bbaappss: You are the type of people that i'm looking to have at my next bar that i'm going to open next door, would you guys like to check that out as a sneak preview and see what it's about now this person was not well dressed did not look like they owned a bar and was highly suspect but.
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bbaappss: me having an adventurous spirit said, why not that sounds like fun to me.
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bbaappss: and the rest of my friends that they were that I was with looked at him and said no way not as adventurous as brandon you go have fun and let us know if you need help.
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bbaappss: So I follow him next door and sure enough he's got a ring of keys, and he starts opening and unlocking a door to a beautiful bar that was being built.
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bbaappss: The bar that we were in that he approached us in is called the wildcat the wildcat is a, it is a Santa Barbara staple.
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bbaappss: People like even just like hot names like katy Perry will come to Santa Barbara and during her time coming up and studying here in the area that's where she went to go.
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bbaappss: Get her drink and get her dance on and everything like that so it's got a storied history.
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bbaappss: Now that same owner wanted to recreate a place for his older and more mature patrons and that's where we came in, we were about 2720 at the time and he's noticing that that bar is a very much 21 to 25.
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bbaappss: focus and now he wants to focus on a different group.
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bbaappss: that's when he saw us kind of young professionals, as these places with a bit of money and.