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The book “DJs, Who Are You?” gets a special re-edition in digital format.

Before the spotlight, we get to know the daily life of the DJ, that is, the person who lives this fully, step by step.

The book "DJs, Who Are You?" presents detailed accounts of the evolution of DJ culture in Rio de Janeiro's nightlife from the late 1950s to the early 2000s. With valuable testimonials from prominent figures, the work unravels the multifaceted universe of various musical styles, characters, nightclubs, clubs, sound teams, and much more, always starting from the origins and developments of everything that comprises this fascinating history.

This second edition includes new testimonials, further enriching the anatomy of this very diverse history and complementing the first (sold out) edition. From rock to house music, from soul to hip-hop, from suburban dances to Zona Sul clubs, "DJs, Who Are You?" covers many curiosities, behind-the-scenes stories, and many developments. The work is also intended for music lovers, researchers, and the thousands of regulars of the various nightclubs, clubs, parties, and nightspots that marked generations.

"Once, Mick Jagger was denied entry because he was wearing sneakers. He came to Brazil, but not for a show. Luckily, a friend of ours from the club who lived in New York recognized him and said, 'Are you guys crazy?' He ran after Mick and Bianca Jagger, and then they were let in. I remember that when he came in, everyone kept asking me to play 'Satisfaction,' and Mick Jagger ran up the stairs shouting, 'No, no, not 'Satisfaction,' I can't stand it anymore. I want to hear black music.' So, since I had everything, I told him to choose, and he went to my records and pulled out the Isley Brothers, and Bianca clung to me. This was in 1976."

"He is the father of underground black music in Brazil. He was the first to come from the favela, with a handful of James Brown records under his arm, to play for poor and black people who couldn't afford to go to Big Boy and Ademir Lemos' parties at Canecão."

"Six months after his passing, I created Rádio Cidade. And my dream was for him, whom I was a fan of, to listen to Rádio Cidade because I am sure that if he were alive, he would have given a response worthy of the station."

Check it out and dive into this tunnel full of characters, curiosities, and information. DJs, Who Are You?

Link to the digital version: Amz


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