Why Become a Mixtape DJ STRAIGHT TALK FROM DJ FEMMIE THE URBAN QUEEN OF MIXTAPES Why become a mixtape DJ WHAT IS A MIXTAPE DJ?
First of all a mix tape DJ is fully promotional album/ep producer/ cd producer and services who and what they want to move musically. The most famous mix tape DJs are DJ Clue and DJ Drama they tried to shut DJ Drama down the music commissions but it did not work why because THE MAJOR ARTISTS gave him endorsements and allowed him to move their music for free he had permission from the major artists DJ Clue also was very trendy and started dropping and selling street mix tapes honestly back in the day I did not like his mix tapes too much cursing but he built his brand and his name dropping mix tapes with major artists cosigning him. So back to the discussion WHY BECOME A MIX TAPE DJ FIRST REASON because you can build a major artist and independent brand for yourself as a mix tape DJ. 2ND REASON you can choose the type of mixtape DJ you want to be. Some mix tape DJs only cover one genre and mix tape DJs like me have anywhere from 10 mix tapes to over 150 ALBUMS like myself and DJ Whiteowl. DJ WhiteOwl Mix tapes is an independent and does a series from 1 to his latest drop and he covers HIP HOP/RAP/R&B and is endorsed by major artists camps - so am I. I do not cover one genre I cover INDY MIX TAPES,RAP, HIP HOP CLEAN & (EXPLICIT is for straight mix tapes) REGGAE, HOSTED MIX TAPES BY INDY'S, REGGAETON, STEAMY SLOW JAMS, AND CLUB AND GOSPEL HOUSE AND DANCE MUSIC.
You the DJ decide what genre you want to cover and start putting together your mix tape. Mix tape production is not easy it is a 3/4 part production. 1. you have to clear each track ARTIST/SONG/ CREDITS you decide to use. 2. the mix tape cover is half the sell you need to use graphic designers that specialize in mix tape designing bad cover few views. 3. You have to normalize it create a track list and learn how to upload using different upload methods depending on the website. 4. Where do you go to get started: You set up a DJ account at Datpiff.com purchase a premium account any smart DJ CLEARS ALL SONGS THERE and then moves the mixtapes every where else. You can also use Soundcloud.com to clear singles I am a mix tape DJ cause I love giving my urban artists new music all day every day and I love being part of the record and marketing pools, companies I like moving INDY AND MAJOR ARTIST MUSIC to the streets and masses and doing that first you can become a reggae mix tape DJ, a house mix tape DJ, a hip hop/rap mix tape DJ, an R&B mix tape DJ A HOUSE mix tape DJ, the thing today is to get started - this is not for the lazy the laid back it requires hours clearing the project, putting it together and promoting it tomorrowI discuss the next steps. the dj femmie blog - visit dj whiteowls' blog http://djfemmie-