How to get started with your DJ career

Female DJ

For someone who’s just about to kick start their career as a DJ, you may find it challenging to begin, however as long as you’re committed and passionate with what you do, then you should be on your way. When starting your DJ career, there are a few things that you’ll need to keep in mind. Below are some of our tips. 

Pick your genre

Most DJs specialises in certain types of music. In the beginning, it’s essential to stick with music that you like. The more you do this, the more you will be able to perfect and create that kind of music you want to play to the world. It’s also easier for DJs to be known for their niche. 

Be obsessed

Be so obsessed with your music and listen to as much music as you can, especially on the genre that you like. The more music you know, the more variety you have when it comes to mixing and blending the right songs. 


To make a name for your self and to become a master of your craft, it’s important to practise consistently until you have your style. Practise will make your craft perfect. The more practice you put in, the better you will become as a DJ. 

Be reliable

Take your DJ career seriously. It means being professional and reliable at all times. To be reliable, ensure that you always come prepared and early before a gig. You wouldn’t want your crowd to be waiting for you because you turned up late.


Love your career, and the rest will follow. The audience will love your music, even more, when they can see that you’re having fun too. To become better at what you do, don’t forget to learn more technique as you go and don’t forget to enjoy what you do.