Chicago Spotlight: A Conversation with Sean Ali

Chicago Spotlight: A Conversation with Sean Ali

DeShawn Ali, better known as DJ Sean Ali in the world of House Music, is a DJ/Producer and Label Owner.   He is also highly respected by his peers as well because he has taken his craft to new heights and he is constantly expanding and giving back the way others gave to him. 

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Chicago Spotlight: A Conversation with Julius the Mad Thinker

Chicago Spotlight: A Conversation with Julius the Mad Thinker

Julius the Mad Thinker is a dynamic producer and International DJ talent. Since the age of 17, Julius has worn many hats while distinguishing himself in the dance music industry. He is a true visionary with infectious energy and amazing music. His reputation for uniting music communities and launching premiere DJ music events has attracted worldwide acceptance and respect. Julius’ most recent production to gain international awareness is Mi Casa Holiday (MCH). In 2009, Julius and business partner Jenn Hurst bridged DJ entertainment with unique travel concepts to co-found and form MCH. In 2012, MCH achieved sold-out status. Approaching its 10th season, MCH is a destination event of choice for international travel, leisure, and music enthusiasts in the know.  In March of 2017, He released his debut album, “Perspective.  I recently had a chance to speak with him about his career, Mi Casa Holiday, his Album and upcoming projects. 

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Chicago Spotlight: A Conversation with DJ/Remixer, Steve Maxwell

Chicago Spotlight:  A Conversation with DJ/Remixer, Steve Maxwell

Steve Maxwell, Chicago South Side East native, is a DJ/remixer whose star is rising in the Chicago House scene.  He likes to say he started his deejaying around 1980-81. Having his skills inherited from his brother Jerome Maxwell who Dj’d parties with Tony Hatchett, Andre Hatchett, Bryon Brayme, Jesse Sanders and Wayne Williams. Before ever touching a set of turntable he started remixing disco and R&B mixes which was known as “pause button” remixing.I recently got a chance to speak with Steve about his love of house music, house culture and his rising status on the Chicago house scene.

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