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Everybody could write, deejay, rap. Everybody could do it all. Talib Kweli

The station was tight, aggressive ... the deejays at times sounding as if they were broadcasting at gunpoint. David Carson

I look at the deejay thing as something - I'm good at it because I have my own music. I have enough rhythm to blend at this point. Talib Kweli

I have such respect for the art of deejaying. I hesitate to even call myself a deejay. Talib Kweli

I look at the deejay thing as a tier thing. If I'm not going to compete on that level, I'm just going to do it as a hobby. Talib Kweli

I was a mechanic at a go-cart place, a deejay at a roller rink, a telemarketer in New York, a grocery bagger. Michael Rosenbaum

In an interview, President Obama said he recently deejayed a small dance party at the White House. Obama has a lot in common with deejays. He takes requests and then completely ignores them. Jimmy Fallon

I have enough rhythm to blend at this point. I have enough rhythm to blend one song into another. But man, I have such respect for the art of deejaying. I hesitate to even call myself a deejay. Talib Kweli

I just got a new manager. He's like, "So what do you want to do with the deejay thing?" I'm like, "The deejay thing for me is more my hobby." It's great when you can supplement your income, when you have a weekly or something, it's fun. It's really a hobby, because I don't want it to take away from what I do, which is emceeing. Talib Kweli

Usually bands would make a song to record for an album, but what happens with the deejays you say "Well the album is everything we need. Thanks band. You can go away now." DJ Spooky

It was very important, and I felt like music ran through my blood lines, with my father being a deejay and teaching me about records. I always thought vinyl was just intriguing. A black piece of wax that spins on a turntable and nothing but good sound comes from it. So that inspiration just keeps me going in hip-hop. Pete Rock

The fabulous side of Taboo was dressing up and dancing like no one was watching you. There were no rules. You had Jeffrey Hinton playing every kind of music. It was like going back to when I used to deejay at Planet in '79, where you'd mix in nutty things like hip-hop or reggae or The Sound of Music [1965] or other film soundtracks - whatever. Boy George

So much of what deejays like myself do is, I'm very interested in - I'm constantly looking for new music, constantly digging, but then also I am thinking about how to present it in a way that kind of makes sense to people who are less - sort of less with their hands in it than I am. DJ /rupture

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