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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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Dj Lean Wit It pleases everybody

DJ Lean WIt It | Photo via djleanwitit.com
DJ Lean WIt It | Photo via djleanwitit.com

It’s always good for a DJ to be versatile so that he or she can please any crowd that’s put in front of them. Plus it makes their mixes more interesting because the crowd will never know where the DJ is going with the music. Maybe that’s why DJ Lean Wit It has made a name for himself in his hometown of Philadelphia.

DJ Lean Wit It’s skills have not only made him quite popular in the tri-state area, but they’ve also led him to become the official touring DJ for Selina Carrera and Motown’s MPrynt, and a resident DJ for RedBull’s Play and Destroy Competition, Heineken Green Room and Thursdays at Pub Webb. Continue reading →