On the ones and twos with DJ A-Tron | @DJA_Tron

Posted: May 15, 2014 by realjdobypr in #DJ, The Hype Magazine
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DJ A-Tron

Background

Celebrity DJ, DJ A-Tron born Aaron Williams in South Central Los Angeles, CA  is one of the hottest DJs on the market doing parties and events with everyone from A-list celebrity kids, to hip-hop’s hottest artists including A$AP Rocky, Rich Homie Quan, Nipsey Hussle, & many more. The 21 year old has strong online following with over 80K followers on his verified Twitter, and hundreds of thousands of listens on his Soundcloud , where he debuts his infamous mixes. Hes featured in LA Weekly as the “Party Starting Twerk King of LA”, and in XXL as “One of LA’s most popular function DJ’s”.  With his notorious mixes, and “ratchet” and “twerk” music influences, A-Tron is one of the front-runners for the resurgence of the west coast hip-hop scene.

What is the significance of your name and how did you get that name? 

My name is inspired by the 1982 movie Tron, which was before my time. It’s one of my favorite movies to date. Tron was a computer program, and my DJ’ing reflects the digital age that we live in.  A is the first letter of my government name, and when I combined it all together, I got A-Tron.

Describe your style?

My style entails a lot of looping, sampling, and blends. I take full advantage of my DJ software Serato but at the same time, I use my turntablism skills to bring the new and old together. My father got me turntables at a young age and pushed  me to have old school skills. In high school, my uncle got me Serato, and that changed how I DJ completely.

What was the first record you start scratching and mixing on the turntables?

My family had a big record collection so I would play around with  Michael Jackson’s records, but the first record on wax I brought myself and really spinned on my table was  50 Cent’s “Get Rich or Die Tryin”. That thang still bangs.

READ MORE: TheHypeMagazine.com On the ones and twos with DJ A-Tron.

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