EP. 141 - DJ LX Starr (My DJ Story Podcast)

Name: Tommy Venzen DJ Name: DJ LX Starr Website: Open Season TV Twitter: @toksikent Primary Genre: EDM Other Genres: Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Soca, Dancehall, Reggaeton, Pop, House, EDM



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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 the number one live streaming APP for DJ and partygoers.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Today we have my brother, DJ LX starr 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 LX STARR: what's up everybody, you know who it is you know what is your boy, DJ LX, to the Starr, and I am based out of Washington DC originally from Philadelphia Pennsylvania from Mars and Pluto Jupiter back down to earth, you name the country, you name the planet i'm from there have been there.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: I love it man I love the energy and you brought the heat right away so we're going to have phones as well and jump right into the interview man.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: This is the my DJ story podcast so we want to hear your story as a DJ in the game so walk us through the beginning days what sparked your interest to become a DJ and give us some color on the in early days of your DJ journey.


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DJ LX STARR: Okay well.


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DJ LX STARR: For me, my story is a little different.


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DJ LX STARR: than most, DJ has always been around and my family always.


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DJ LX STARR: brought up in Philadelphia as a kid my uncle they call them DJ Pooh he was the premier DJ in Philadelphia he just was if you need a DJ he was that guy you went to him.


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DJ LX STARR: And and those times you know they will go anywhere plug up anywhere or basketball court anywhere in this, he has sound people start coming around, for you know you got a full fledged party going on.


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DJ LX STARR: I was too little to be around all of that, but I remember him practicing in his room for hours you know you go out in the front porch on a Saturday.


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DJ LX STARR: When it's nice outside playing music, for you know we got a block party in Philadelphia and i'm we're from West Philadelphia.


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DJ LX STARR: And, and what makes the story unique is there's a very big battle that took place and Philadelphia, and again I was a kid I remember somebody for anybody who was around them or remember this battle.


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DJ LX STARR: It was a jive records came to Philadelphia, they were looking for rappers and DJ big battle happens all the DJ come out, I mean tons of them my uncle's killing them one by one by one, at the end of it, there were two of the remain it was him and DJ jazzy Jeff.


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DJ LX STARR: And they went head to head for the jive contract and.


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DJ LX STARR: will slip there something rose shade, am I can put them on blast I love that brother, but he did something very, very shady that cause my uncle Luke.


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DJ LX STARR: You know i'm not gonna say i'm plugged the equipment, yet, but that's a whole nother story, but uh and ever since then, I was intrigued by DJ my cousin rich.


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DJ LX STARR: He was a DJ as well and producer DJ on the Apollo Apollo with the big thing back then and it's just always been around and then he moved in with us for a little while.


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DJ LX STARR: He had technique 1200s now my wow we got him in the House now.


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DJ LX STARR: So you can imagine, I broke, a lot of needles scratched up a lot of records when he wasn't around him getting upset and pissed off telling me to leave that stuff alone i'm hard headed so of course I never listened that was right back home, the next day.


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DJ LX STARR: And I developed a.


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DJ LX STARR: Light for it, but I didn't develop a love for it until I got to high school, a friend of mine, my friend foster he had.


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DJ LX STARR: After school dance you put a DJ but something came up where he couldn't do it he's like hey you were always around when I was practicing you can do this, this.


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DJ LX STARR: played music from one turntable to another I don't know how to transition or anything I said don't worry about it, but people aren't going to care display the right music, I went out there.


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DJ LX STARR: Was nervous as hell man and I when I jumped on the ones and twos that night I saw had some of the team around me to guide me through it and the crowd responded to it it's like a high in itself, and I fell in love with it and started running with DJ.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: wow brother, that is an amazing explosive introduction to the game, and I think that you have a lot to unpack there, because that is really craving very.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You talked about.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You know the big battle with was your family member and DJ jazzy Jeff and will Smith was involved, and then you know things just went from there, where you know he fell in love with it on your own.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: And I think that you have an amazing story, I can kind of see maybe somewhere this energy comes from this you've got into it with a lot of energy so.


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DJ LX STARR: Right you just kind of carried on from out there, and this is the kind of energy we need in the DJ industry because.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Without that energy you don't really feel and connect with the people.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: So when you bring that kind of energy, you get it right back and then everyone has a good time that's how you set the vibe so i'm glad you came into this interview with a fire.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: And we're ready to get this going to help people understand what it means to be a DJ in this game we're going to do is take a quick commercial break, but when we come back we're gonna dive deeper into your story from there and see where it went okay.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: And we're back with the my DJ story podcast we're here my brother, DJ lx Star and he is here telling an explosive interview.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: With his DJ story so we're excited to talk to you man tell us where it went from there, you had that really great introduction of how you got into the game, but now I want to hear you know where'd you take it from there, and had your story grow from that initial intro.


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DJ LX STARR: Okay wel