How to DJ

If you have a passion for music, enjoy mixing and want to share it with the world by turning it into a career and become a DJ then you absolutely can.

It may seem easy to become a DJ, but the truth is that if you want to become a good DJ who pulls in the crowds, entertains them and keeps them happy, then a lot of dedication, hard work and the right skills are required that are important traits of a successful DJ.

Pre-requisites for becoming a DJ

  • Firstly, if you really want to make DJing into a career, then you must have a charismatic personality, lots of confidence, must know your audience and understand exactly what they want to hear. You will have to learn how to work the various styles and kinds of music along with staying up-to-day with current music trends.
  • Secondly, you must also hone your business acumen so you know how to deal with the professional aspects of DJing and not just the creative side of it; otherwise your career may just end before it even starts.
  • Thirdly, it’s important to have the right DJ equipment and this depends on your individual style and how you want to DJ as well as the kind of music you want to produce. There are many different options and prices to consider so choose wisely. It would be great if you have the most-up-to-date equipment, but the ideal thing is to get what suits your style and your pocket.
  • Fourthly, practice, practice, practice! Now that you know you want to be a professional DJ, you need to work hard with dedication and commitment, especially if you want to be one of the best.