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DJ YO-C | Average to Savage EP37

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This is the thirty-seventh episode of the Average to Savage podcast featuring DJ YO-C. Paul Guarino talked with DJ YO-C discussing his life growing up in Canada, how he become a disc jockey, and what it's like travel the world! Follow DJ YO-C https://www.instagram.com/DJYOC https://www.twitter.com/DJYOC https://www.facebook.com/DJ-YO-C-41148810668/ Powered by PG Sports Music https://www.pg-sports.com

This is the average to savage podcastwith Paul Greno, everyone in anyone, athletes sets and much more. WHAT'SUP, everybody? On back with another episode of the average savage podcast.Our special guests today is dj Yo. See, Dj what's up? I'mgetting yourself good, good, good. Let's just jump right into it.Could you give us a little background about yourself? Well, listen, I'mso much to y'all. thinges in. Sorry, Djing. When I wasthirteen, went to school over here, started doing my first event by myself, Solo, when I was certain sort of a cousin of nineteen, sorry, Childie, when I was twenty two. Yeah, pretty much. When Imean I've done, I'm done numerous events, from from Grammy Parties Oscarparties, traveling with competing out here. I don't know, I don't knowwhat to tell you that I've been been doing my things. Yeah, forsure. And what was it like just growing up in Canada? It wasgreat. I mean, I don't know, I don't know how it was togrow up and in the state, so I can't going up in Canadawas great. I love traveling. When...

Gelo copling, I'M AWAYS IN LAin La a lot of times the year. Ever, know a lot, buthas been has been great to can complaint for sure. And how'd youget into Dj like, how'd you first get into it? My brother inlow he was already doing this for private and corporate events and he was marriedto my sister. Somebody says, to call me up when they asked.I want to go and just help him out with the gears. Slipped upthe game and I like sixteen years old and I didn't know anything about eatingat that point. I guess I want to kind of a job to getmyself to be gressport busy, and that's why I got to know it insix months, within within working with him, I ask some second by from Caere, from him, just to pockets and did, and that's how Igot into it. And I just went to every event that he was doingand just sat there and looking what he was doing. Ms Of djing songs, the music selection how you found and that's how I got into it.Got Now, what's your method to picking the songs before like an event inlook a research music beforehand. Yes,...

...yeah, it was like what's youtoday? I always try to keep myself up. Did it with music,but per event it. It really depends on the events I'm Djing. Notevery event is. It could be Duc and club like I could DDJ COPevent or wedding or whatever it is. So in music is always different forthese kinds of events. I'm not going to start playing hardcore hiphop in thecorporate event. That average ages around thirty to fifty as for sure. Someonemake sure that I know my home and I know my music score that kindof cloud and I played per year and I played for what I have infront of me. Yeah, for sure. And how did you pick your name, Dj Yo? See, actually all the mentors that that give mea name when I was fifteen, because my real name is actually, you'llsee, Yossi, and you're always called me Yos. So I guess Igot it stuck to me at that point and then that's how I started towith that name. Definitely makes sense.

And what's IT light? Just travelingand touring. I love it. I love it. I mean sometimes itdoes get tiring with really back to back to back to back on the plain, special claims, looking up early, going back and you have to likeGig we camp, really going to the airport, traveling, going back,somewhere else. It gets timing of at one point, but if she's spaceit up properly, I love it. I Like I love me people,I love seeing you places and the kind of person. I love socializing andChravelie. I just it's always like a stress of pressure and it makes youlegalcity, to appreciate this city and you learn more. You trying to seehow crowds reacted that the things. You meet other Djs, which is greattoo, because I goes expending your circle of DJ's and yeah, that's that. I love chiling overall you, for sure, and I get paid forit. Yeah, that's that's the best part. Yeah, and then Ithink you're in a unique position where you're from Canadas. I was watching someolder interviews and you see it to mix it up with like some French musictoo, right. Yeah, I mean obviously, because I'm for Mount Jawand even I know the look the culture...

...over you a little bit more thanthan somebody that's not from your obviously. So I think any DJ that's fromany city has nos at than more of the culture from that city. Sowhen I'm here, attentive makes of fish music with my sets that, iffrom like in New York. I won't do that because it's just won't work. But I think knowing the cultures a little bit more and knowing what worksfor them a little bit more, like specificats, like some sets the musictops a DJ create more revivee in front of a crowd. Yeah, forsure. Or and what do you think is the biggest difference between DJ andin like the US versus Canada? Difference that every city has its own culture. Yeah, but let's be honest, in terms of like social media andmusic, in terms of like spotify, Youtube, Dj playlist are online anddidn't day. Everybody has the same kind of music, but it doesn't meanevery city appreciates the same kind of music. Let's say a bunch as a bighouse music city. Also they love at their house music is some places, but they also love the hip hop.

You know, like in some placeshouse music is more predominant than hip hop and did rather your house thanhiphop. You go somewhere else in in some cities, maybe it's the casepeople want to hear more hiphop than they want to hear house music. Soit's just depends really you have to be kind of aware like it, suchas a DJ won't get getting poked out of and you for sure to promoteor the DJ or the owner knows what kind of music you're playing, sothey they expect that kind of music being played at their venue. But youhave to also be kind of realize what the venue is all about and willplays are already and what Dj's are. Her local over there, sink,you kind of know what kind of music that they want to hear. Yeah, yeah, definitely, and I saw you work with Sugar Sammy, sowhat's that experience been like? And great that sign he's been it's been acommunity that's been blowing up in the COMMUNIAN market for the past five six yearsnow, and he's been going for a long time and he's been traveling allaround the world, but he just decided that focus more in Canada right nowand since she's done that, he's been blowing like big time and he's alsonow focusing in France at the same time...

...and he's just blowing up over thereas well. He's been doing a reality TV show over there. It's beengoing crazy for him. So I mean I've been told one of F sixturesnow and just open up the shows and it's just been a great experience.Yeah, it's awesome. And you have any future projects or any goals fortwo thousand and nineteen? Keep blinding, going hustling. I mean I'm aDJ as by a different projects as well. I mean I'm a restaurant rap orrestaurants for all y'all, never thevent company as well. I'm always tryingto be like more of an entrepreneur as well, to try to grow,to try I have more businesses instead of just dj because I love taching,but, like I said in many times before, it's not something that's gonnalast. So you always have to find some kind of avenue or done oyou that things you it comes, so you don't have to be there allthe time. Yeah, definitely. You said you own some restaurants. Yeah, Oh, kind of restaurants are there? So we have like three Mexican restaurants, to Japanese restaurants, costl bar want to bid restaurant to poky places. Yeah. So I'm associated with three...

...other guys and we're partners and theywere in the places and I just had the sense to invest in a lotof these places and that's how it happened. Guess is a wide variety of foodright there. Yeah, it's good to take a plate and you're readyfor some fun questions. So I who were like a couple people that youreally want to work with, like artists wise? I mean I've a Tamasto DJ with some of my idols, like Dj Jazzy Jaff did your PremiereDjam back in the day when so live. They artist wise like I think ours. Are you thinking terms of like seniors? Yeah, if I may, de good question, because I do like a lot of artists today.But is it was a thing back in the day, and if Michael Jacksonhad a DJ, I think that we're been my ultimate goal. Guys likestevie wonder. Let's say we still alive and if you still toy, imaginethat it could be like something very interesting today. Obviously, I mean Jakeis also big thing. I can that could be cool. Guys like it. It's hard to say because it's just there's so many artist out there andjust keep on coming out and keep on...

...coming out, pron coming out.It's always like you artist, like every month or I think here I comeout you like she lef to dose an my life simative. So all IHavn't even anybody specific anymore, but I think it would just like to collaboratewith a lot of people. That's what I would do for sure. Andwhat's on your personal playlist? Mean, I love oucle hip hop. Istill loves going up, but I mean I'm still intiligious stuffs as well.So, like I just said recently, there's always new stuff coming out andit's crazy how there's so much new music coming out. So they could befrom Kitchen Ada, can be from future, it could be from a day,could be from so much music that I just like and like I was. It's really like the groof shout that there's just so much. Like I'malways on itunes listening to new stuff coming out. I'm always on the DGcity or the headliner music club or DJ like Internet playlist that you just hereall the time, or even the house music. I love. People listento your house stuff as well. It's just a combination of a lot ofthings that just love. Listen to your...

...house music, like the House music, and just new stuff in general. Yeah, definitely. I think it'scrazy how sometimes songs come out and they blow up but then you check andthey were released like maybe six months ago or a year ago, maybe eventwo years that's crazy. Look at Yuma tongue like and it'll only blew upme two thousand and eighteen. So just to say, it's a lot ofsongs. I just a kids to blow up. But again, it's justbecause of so much going on, so much going on out there. It'slike so much music coming out you just don't know to put your head into. Yeah, definitely. And last one. What do you like to do inyour free time? I like to I mean I'm a big dog activist, so hopping out dogs, trying to rescue dogs, trying to fund raiseI need to help rescues, to out dogs. That's one of my bigthings. I love to practice, though. I like to practice on my checktables, like my trip typicalism. I was trying to perfect my craftbecause, and in the day, you're never good, you're always have topractice. If I could practice to make yourself even better and better and better. That's why I like to do and,...

...like I said, always love listensto do stuff. Going to work out, just taking care of myselfis yeah, definitely. I appreciate you coming on. I can you tellthe listeners where they can find you. On social media. My handles atDj y Oct on the Instagram, on facebook, on twitter, wherever youguys want to go. It's a DJ while your Dj Yo White Old Sea. That's appreciate you coming up, num I. Thank you so much forhaving me.

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