“WHY WE WROTE THE BOOK/WHY WE DID IT”- [14 TOP REASONS FOR WRITING #GSTMEOIRSOFAJDJ”]
So of course, you might ask: “What’s The Reason For Writing This? or Why We Did It?”
“What was the reason you guys wrote Gangsters, Strippers & Tippers: Memoirs of a DJ (GSTMEMOIRSOFADJ)?”
Between both of the authors, DJ Kool Ken and DJ Darkbody, there were numerous answers to this one question. We decided to try and make a list so you would be able to better understand, so here it goes: Continue reading
CH. 7 “CLUB LE’ ELEGANT”
[CH. 7: Summary]
[WHEN YOU’RE DOWN ON YOU LUCK, I MEAN REALLY DOWN ON YOUR KNUCKLES, ASHY, WITH NO MONEY IN YOUR POCKET AND STRAIGHT-UP BROKE, YOU NEED SOMEONE IN YOUR CORNER, ON YOUR TEAM, SOMEONE WHO’S GOT YOUR BACK TO HOLD YOU DOWN. THAT DOESN’T ALWAYS MEAN CLOSE FAMILY MEMBERS. BY AROUND EARLY-2004, WHILE TAKEN CARE OF HIS PARENTS, DJ DARKBODY HAD GOTTEN INTO AN CAR ACCIDENT AND ALSO ENDED UP GOING TO JAIL. AT THE SAME TIME, DJ KOOL KEN, WHILE LIVING WITH AND TAKING CARE OF HIS OWN GRANDMOTHER WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE, WAS HOLDING DOWN DJ GIGS TRYING TO SCRAPE UP MONEY TO KEEP AFLOAT AND HELP HIS FRIEND THE BEST WAY HE COULD. THESE ARE THE STORIES ABOUT HOW WE GOT A GIG AT THE TIME AT ONE OF THE HOTTEST/COLDEST ADULT CLUBS IN THE CITY] Continue reading
CH. 3 “MR. KEBA-KABA” Sample Chapter
Chapter 3: (“MR. KEBA-KABA”)
[Ch.3 – Summary]
Typically, when you tell someone that they suck at something, like DJing, you are actually communicating two things: (1) that they are bad and (2) that you are better than them. You can ease the offense by eliminating the implication of #2– i.e. by saying something like “Wow, that was a different sound! Or something, disarming them with implicit encouragement. Of course, this method can be complicated if you are in fact quite good at the activity in question (DJing | Mixing | Scratching)). In 2004, me (DJ Kool Ken) , DJ Darkbody, and DJ “Jay” Black we’re a TRIPLE-THREAT. But, unfortunately, one of the Dynamic-DJ-Trio had to go. Continue reading
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At Seventy-Seven Media Publishing Company we will be able to get a bit deeper about the life of a DJ. But, until then, the authors of Gangster, Strippers & Tippers: Memoirs Of A DJ have entitled this post, inspired by the book, simple THE V.I.P.
Justin just knew he was gonna catch something nice tonight. He had a plan The plan was so perfect,there was no way he was going to be at home beating his dick again tonight, he though. First Justin had promised to change the oil in his lawyers uncle’s 745i BMW for $50. That way Justin was able to keep the car overnight at his house, where he had said he will do the job.