Thanksgiving night holds a special treat for Chicago. The Chosen Few DJ’s present, “The Giving“ with special guests, Young Guns. This is a special event as it features two rising stars in the house music scene; 11-year-old DJ Marcellus from Chicago and 16-year-old DJ Ameer from New Jersey.
DJ Marcellus, Age 11
11 year old, DJ Marcellus is a driven young man who loves house music and R&B and recently started DJing in 2017. As the son of a DJ, he was exposed to house music at an early age. According to the recent article in N’Digo Magazine, Marcellus debuted professionally this summer at a Daley Plaza House Music Lunch Time mix where he opened for three veteran DJs, becoming the youngest DJ to spin house music at that event. A Chicago Native, this 6th grader says he loves to see people dancing to his music and hopes to eventually be on the radio. Excited to join the Chosen Few DJs on Thanksgiving night, his set opens at 9 pm. Check out the full article on DJ Marcellus here.
DJ Ameer, Age 16
16-year-old DJ Ameer is causing quite a stir in the house community. This high schooler already has a radio show, Opening for Timmy Regisford and Louie Vega at WMC 2017 (Winter Music Conference) and does it all while balancing his work as an honor roll student. At the mere age of 7, he already had his first controller. In addition to being an honor roll student and DJ, he holds fundraisers in his hometown of New Jersey to raise awareness for Men against rape and Domestic violence against women. Excited to join the Chosen Few DJs on Thanksgiving, this young man has dreams of playing at the Chosen Few Festival in Chicago. His goals are big and ambitious. According to the Jet article, DJ Ameer wants to produce an album, become an international DJ and in 10 years obtain his P.H.D. in epidemiology! Check out the full interview with DJ Ameer with Jet Magazine here.
I’m looking forward to listening to these two talented young men out on Thanksgiving. Come out and support the Young Guns and the Chosen Few DJs Thursday Night!
See ya on a Dance Floor,