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hustler : Faisal Hanan

Faisal on the turntables.  PHOTO BY ISAAC SSEJJOMBWEWhat do you do for a living?
I’m a Deejay
When did you start deejaying?
I started in 2008 after being inspired by the late Deejay Momo.

Did you study this kind of profession?
Yes, I did a deejay course at Empire School of Deejaying.

How long does it take for someone to master deejaying?
It depends on someone’s passion for the game. The least it could take someone to master the basics is six months and the longest is a year.

Why Deejaying of all professions?
It was because I thought I was good at and it’s what I loved the most.
What challenges do you face doing this kind of job?
Equipment is expensive.

What benefits have you got from being a deejay?
I earn through this profession. I have gained fame and I have been able to get to know people I never imagined I would meet.

How much do you earn from this profession?
I earn enough to keep me going.

In which area did you specialise in?
I’m versatile but very good in pop and Afro pop music.

Where do you play from?
I play at Asylum and Juice FM and at private events.

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