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by Ryan Snyder

DA UNTOUBABLE DJ SWIFT

DJ handle: Da Untouchable DJ Swift What it means: To be honest, there is no true reason behind my stage name other than the fact that I always wanted to be fast at the tricks that I pull off when I DJ. I’ve always believe that my style of performance cannot be matched or touched. Thus, the name Da Untouchable DJ Swift.

Real name:

Deronnie Jennings

What I play: Hip hop, R&B, go-go, reggae, house, electro, Top 40, jazz, gospel Got in the game:

April 1990 Why I do it: I had a passion for music and loved to watch other people enjoy themselves knowing that I was responsible for it Influences: DJ Premier, DJ Tommy G Mixx, DJ Grandmaster Flash, Kid Capri, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Red Alert, Afrojack, David Guetta, Benny Benassi

First pro gig: I was the DJ for the nephew of Patti LaBelle who was married in Winston-Salem. Patti LaBelle was there. I was 12 at the time.

Favorite technique: Using the perfect blend of tracks to ensure the dance floor is never empty.

Personal playlist: It depends on my mood. I love music so one day it may be hip hop. The next day may be gospel.

Favorite albums: Because hip hop runs thru my veins, I would have to say the

Notorious BIG — Ready To Die.

Equipment used: Club/tour Set: Two Pioneer CDJ-1000 decks, Rane TTM-56 mixer, MacBook Pro 15-inch laptop. Radio/ studio Set: Two Technics 1200 MKII turntables, Rane TTM-56, MacBook Pro 15-inch Laptop Website: www.djswiftworldwide.com I’d like to add: DJ Swift’s showmanship and professionalism has gained requests to DJ all over the US, as well as other countries such as Germany and Australia.

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