Connect with us
Apply Now


A DJ’s Career Is More Than Blending and Scratching Music Says DJ Ace of NY

Like musicians, breaking into the music scene for DJs can be daunting. It takes more than breaking beats, scratching, looping, and punch phrasing to propel a deejaying career. Stats show that the US has the highest percentage of pro-DJs in the world. And with more than 11K DJs in the country with a projected growth rate of 2.6%, it is not easy to make a name for yourself as a DJ.

But one DJ ACE of NY is steadily climbing to the top. And as you will see in this article, building a successful Deejaying career takes a combination of both talent and business acumen. 

DJ ACE started his DJ business 10 years ago. He was driven by his love for music in the industry. Besides, DJ Ace has always been around other DJs and notes that watching other DJs control and move the crowd was something truly inspired him. But to build a brand for himself, he has learned a few things along the way, as he shares below:

Investing in your brand

Building your own business helps you to become your own boss and earn while doing what you love. However, it is crucial to be realistic about what it means to be a business owner. Taking into account that 67% of small businesses fail within their first year, one requires to be very serious about being entrepreneurship if they hope to succeed. 

DJ Ace reckons that building a personal or business brand is an essential component of building a successful career.

A solid brand helps others to get a better understanding of who you are, and what you have to offer. It is about positioning yourself in a way that helps you to attract the right clients. DJ Ace is a business major graduate who looks at every aspect of business management for his brand. He continuously looks for innovative ideas and marketing strategies to help him turn his passion into profit. 

Build Your Network

As an entrepreneur, you must regularly network, build, and nurture relations. The goal line is to connect with people that share your brand values. 

Besides being great at deejaying, DJ Ace notes that he is a people person. Along the way, he has also met many great people. He encourages other business people to treat people the way they would want to be treated as this is the only way to build healthy and meaningful relationships in life and business.  

 Follow him on Instagram and check out his mixes on his website here.

Continue Reading

Copyright © 2022 Disrupt ™ Magazine is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company - Disrupt ™ was founder by Puerto Rican serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Delgado who is on a mission to transform Latin America using the power of education and entrepreneurship.

Disrupt ™ Magazine
151 Calle San Francisco
Suite 200
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901

Opinions expressed by Disrupt Contributors are their own. Disrupt Magazine invites voices from many diverse walks of life to share their perspectives on our contributor platform. We are big believers in freedom of speech and while we do enforce our community guidelines, we do not actively censor stories on our platform because we want to give our contributors the freedom to express their opinions. Articles are not commissioned by our editorial team, and opinions expressed by our community contributors do not reflect the opinions of Disrupt or its employees.
We are committed to fighting the spread of misinformation online so if you feel an article on our platform goes against our community guidelines or contains false information, we do encourage you to report it. We need your help to fight the spread of misinformation. For more information please visit our Contributor Guidelines available here.

Disrupt ™ is the voice of latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities both here in Puerto Rico and throughout Latin America. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. Disrupt Magazine was designed to give the world a taste of that.