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EP. 116 - DJ Samore (My DJ Story Podcast)



Name: Samore Agrawal

DJ Name: DJ Samore

Instagram: @thisisdjsamore

Primary Genre: Hip-Hop

Other Genres: R&B, Reggae


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.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: The number one Community for DJ and partygoers today we have my sister DJ Samore here what's this on the podcast, can you please introduce yourself to the people who you are and where you're from.


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Dj Samore: This is DJ Samore, I must say, you know, so it was born through motor South Florida became a DJ damn near you know some bad to the game that we back today so nothing's like Georgia Florida type of thing of saying certain type of thing.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: On wonderful wonderful super excited to have you on the show like I said this, the my DJ story podcast so we want to hear your story in the DJ industry so.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: talk to us a little bit about the beginning days what sparked your interest to become a DJ and tell us a little bit about how you got started.


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Dj Samore: Well let's see we always love using that was my thing it wasn't to when I got to express, and when I got to college they hit college radio station on campus, but when I first got on I couldn't.


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Dj Samore: They won't let me, so I had to go through to like of channels, I had to go to program board and same it so they had a record label on campus that we aligned with the commercial music Program.


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Dj Samore: So I with rare and in the radio station, they were doing a manager in the looking for new people, so I just you know say I gotta be in there.


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Dj Samore: And I was the only urban type format show for many and so people, listen to the show in.


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Dj Samore: They want to join the radio station, because they heard my show because it's different there's only different show hormones so from there.


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Dj Samore: You know graduated but the alumnus to keep the show, so I can show going on looked up to like Steve Harvey time john at breakfast club, so I built the show.


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Dj Samore: i'm basically you know, seeing like a younger version of it or whatever, and then i'm actually DJ outside radio station, I want to see the reactions that people you know um you know where they feel the music that the new music i'll be playing on show by you know what was the real.


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Dj Samore: Feedback so that's why I really started teaching outside the you know yeah rest is history.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: awesome though I love it man it's amazing where you know you had that experience in college, where you were on the radio you built your own show you're able to.


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Dj Samore: Learn.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: The ins and outs of teaching from the radio perspective.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: They were curious about you know what's going on in person, and that these live.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Events so I assume you went to clubs parties and everything like that.


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Dj Samore: Yes, I first I first started your first on can't install it was on campus equipment.


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Dj Samore: So I used to Bart station equipment and do not graduate I feel calm.


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Dj Samore: You know, like why gotta.


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Dj Samore: Like I said I use the equivalent me just my portfolio to the controller so, then I can own a because that we have city J, we have vinyl CD jays so.


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Dj Samore: He put me on today because I couldn't afford my to get everything at the time, you know you had it makes this Rato box both decks and whatever so I got the controller.


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Dj Samore: And then you know say was rocking ever since I got a chance to work on Ray is the commercial radio station upon each cluster for like four and a half, five years got cut in then.


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Dj Samore: went to Miami just literally because I was working everybody moving, so I ended up working with Tracy down there.


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Dj Samore: They got me and it had 1599 James, and so it was like you to do you just come back to the a.


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Dj Samore: And is that air mat swimming that take job, my name is like you need go to eight is where your heart is I was like but don't nobody just walk into a commercial radio job like them, I usually have interns process.


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Dj Samore: So how's life corrosion radios me to be I will it would find his way back some you know being histories in the lemons but I know I ran radio, but you know say I just I just cringe is working it, you know, trying to you know my female tj Kelly, DJ clue show DJ tour DJ type of thing now.


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Dj Samore: I love.


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Dj Samore: It.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: I love it, this is amazing, I think that you're doing something very special with your branding the way you go about your business as a DJ.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You know you represent for the female DJ represents and for the minority DJ and you really go hard for everything you're doing I would love for you to talk a little bit about your brand how did you get the name, DJ some more and what does that name and brand mean to you.


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Dj Samore: Okay, so these are smart my name small as my name, and this is how I really came about so and I had to do my radio show I wanted a name that was different but not corny so.


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Dj Samore: You know how can I picked up a name, so I was I wasn't know DJ smokers, the only some more that I knew was comedian.


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Dj Samore: So I was, like all right well she spent her name different I like you're using the division smallness is a DJ smiles I once I get into a farm way I try to change my name to on DJ so urban because URBAN is acronym for me, for your release black American network because name or my.


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Dj Samore: My arm reassure arena team, it is so um yeah so yeah it was yeah I was like DJ some more so, then I tried changing in in Africa or difficult issues give working in business, I tried names like DJ saw earlier who just small Yana D just more say was too late, go back and play.


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