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New York City native DJ Don Pablo spins his original mixes throughout the Tampa Bay area. He discovered a passion for music at a very young age, and has been deejaying since he was 13 years old. He applies his musical knowledge to every setting, reading the energy of a space and then playing upbeat mixes to appeal to his crowd. “It’s all about the ladies," he always says. "If the ladies are happy, then everyone is happy.” This philosophy, he says, proves to be true for every venue – from bars and restaurants to nightclubs and sporting events, once the ladies start dancing, the rest of the crowd follows.

Years in Tampa Bay

10

Hustle (job)

Dj/Mc/Entertainer

What do you do?  

I dj private parties, events, bars, clubs, weddings, concerts, etc.

Why do you do it?

I genuinely love and enjoy what I do!

What was your Catalyst? (How did you get started?)

I saw a friend of mine djing when I was a kid. He taught me the basics and I've been doing it since

What’s a common misconception or unknown aspect of what you do?

That anyone can dj.

What’s the most challenging part of your Hustle?

Having establishments understand that paying more for a dj isn't necessarily a poor financial decision.

What’s the most valuable piece of business advice/insight that’s helped you?

Plan your work & work your plan. Treat people well!

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