InsideTheDjBooth

DJ Yonny: Inside the DJ Booth
DJ Yonny was raised in Delaware, but his childhood dream was to have a job mixing on Philadelphia radio, just down the freeway. At 11 years old, he'd gotten his first set of turntables, and a few years later, he relocated to New York. But the Big Apple was only supposed to be a stepping stone f…
DJ Steph Floss: Inside the DJ Booth
For DJ Steph Floss, interest in turntables started early -- with his first viewing of the classic 1990s film 'Juice.' But he didn't get his first pair until his college years. Even then, it was only because he didn't want to have to pay a DJ to spin at the parties he'd begun…
DJ Scream: Inside the DJ Booth
If there's one thing that can be said about the Maybach Music Group, each member is solidly self-assured, including their in-house DJ Scream, and with good reason. The native of Decatur, Ga., has been rocking turntables since his youth. In three months, he learned how to spin using three record…
DJ Skee: Inside the DJ Booth
DJ Skee was a high school student when he realized he'd have to create a lane for himself in hip-hop. He was no one's rap star, but he loved the culture. It was a single elective course that started him in the right direction.
"I took a class on audio engineering and recording,&…
DJ Greg Street: Inside the DJ Booth
The key to DJ Greg Street's success stems from more than spinning records, although music is what inspired him in the first place. The Mississippi native, born Gregory Polk, started off with a guitar -- not turntables -- at the age of 6...
DJ Envy: Inside the DJ Booth
DJ Envy thought he'd be in the NBA by now. It was a chance meeting at a Queens bus stop that prompted him to reconsider his lifetime goals as a teen. "I was on the way to school, and I saw this friend of mine, Ernesto. He used to always drive around in these expensive cars: Beamers, Le…