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Philly rocks with DJ Lean Wit It

DJ Lean Wit It
DJ Lean Wit It | photo by Sannii Crespina-Flores | courtesy of the artist

The blue collar energy that Philadelphia provides builds character for its local artists. It takes a certain type of talent and dedication to win the attention and the heart of Broad Street but once it’s captured, it strengthens your confidence to shine outside of your of city.

That’s something DJ Lean Wit It has learned throughout his years behind the turntables. Whether was on Temple University’s campus, a Heineken Green Room event or even a local bar, the North Philly DJ has spent years perfecting his craft to capture the attention of not only his hometown, but in other cities and countries as well. And as DJ Lean Wit It prepares for a really huge set for the upcoming No Place Like Home event at The Fillmore on Saturday, August 18th — not to mention his warm-up gig at Spruce Street Harbor Park this Thursday — I was able to sit with him to talk about his early stages as a DJ and how a Philadelphia crowd separates itself from any other crowd in the world. Continue reading →

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Watch the new music video for “Let It Bump” from Mic Stewart, Chill Moody and DJ Damage

Let It Bump PressFor the latest single from his outstanding Peaceworld LP, local rapper Mic Stewart is joined by Chill Moody and DJ Damage in this lively performance video shot by French Street Films. The concert scenes make you feel like you’re in the middle of the fray, waving your hands in the air; the 3-up shots create a sort of visual surround, giving you multiple angles on a single sunny-day park hang in the afternoon. Immerse yourself in the video below; download Mic Stewart’s Key Studio Session here; and watch Chill Moody’s Key Session video (and download his performance) here. Mic plays the Broad Street Music Group Launch party on 8/17, Chill plays Do Good Fest to benefit Philabundance on 8/16.