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Diva Nikki Z, Hartford

Diva Nikki Z, Hartford

How long have you been a DJ and how did you become interested in it?

I started DJ'ing pretty late, I started full out DJ'ing when I moved to Jamaica in 2006, but I originally dabbled around with it in early 2000, just blending rhythms at WESU right here in Connecticut.

What are some of the obstacles you have faced being a female DJ?

The biggest obstacle is being taken seriously. It is sometimes difficult to get my point across in a male-dominated industry because oftentimes I see things differently and want to approach things in ways that are outside the box, which is cool because I believe that change is good. It's more of a hurdle...