5 minutes with DJ D-Rashid

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DJ D-Rashid meets our blogger M.

Ok, lets get the basics out of the way. Full name? Where are you from? Where are you now? Age?
Rashid Sahib, i was born in Amstelveen in holland but my parents are from marocco.  my age is a secret 🙂

When did you start Dj’ing, what/who inspired you to start?
I started dj-ing when i was 17. I have 2 people who inspired me  the american producer Kenny dope Gonzales, he made sick latinhouse beats. My big brother Mo, he wasn’t a dj but learned me the crafts of dj-ing, and let me play in his cafe thats was based in Amsterdam.

How is your day going?
In the morning i start by checkin my mail and starting to produce house tracks, after a day of studio time, i go to the gym to keep my body & mind in shape!

When you’re in the studio do you work with logic or Nuendo?
I use ableton live, its amazing how you can make massive tracks in a short time

Where do you get your inspirations?
I listen to arrowjazzfm and oldskool boss nova tracks like astrud gilberto

You’re pretty active on twitter, do you use it mostly to communicate with fans or with other dj s? What’s the biggest benefit Twitter has given you?
Its amazing how fast twitter works, you can update your fans instant.

What are your plans for 2012?
2 releases. ballade village & rumble in the jungle. this latin tracks are potential  floor filler and offcourse LatinVillage festival 1 july, it going to amazing!

Tell us more about your  Birthday Bash @ Salsa Lounge 30 October?
I am so excited about it.  but i am going to do a 5 hrs dj set , , and on 00.00 hrs it will be my birthday..

What would you like to say to all your fans out there?
I see you the 30th  of october @ my birthday bash @ salsalounge!!!

(editor’s note: Thanks Rashid! Look forward to see you at your Birthday Party!)

Monica

Monica

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