I Got 5 On It: New York DJs You Should Know

Meet 5 upcoming DJs based out of New York, and they all keep it true to turntables.
DJ CC NEW YORK
Christian Condina |  www.DJCCNY.com
ccny
DJ STYLE: Open Format
WHERE YOU RESIDE IN NY: Brooklyn NY, born and raised.
GO TO CRAVING SPOT: Johns Pizzeria on Bleecker St.
LATEST DISCOVERY: a strange love for late 70's and 80's punk rock flyers.
SIGNATURE CLOTHING STYLE: I wear what I want.
PLAYING ON REPEAT: Guns N Roses - Mr. Brownstone
BASKETBALL TEAM: LOS ANGELES LAKERS
SECRET NEW YORK SPOT: If I told you then it wouldn't be a secret anymore now would it ?
MOVIE I CAN WATCH OVER & OVER: King Of New York or The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie filmed in NYC
GIG OF YOUR DREAMS: that's a toughie.....get back to me.
CDJs OR TURNTABLES: Turntables
DJ INSPIRATION (person or group): DJ AM, Mark Ronson and my dad.
MODE OF TRANSPORT: NYC Yellow cabs for life
BEST PART ABOUT BEING A DJ: every single part is the best part...always pays off.
WHEN I'M NOT SPINNING I'M: Spending my time on Grand St. GRND THNY
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DJ FIRST CHOICE
firstchoice

SOCIAL HANDLE: @djfirstchoice

DJ STYLE: Hip Hop / Open Format

WHERE YOU RESIDE IN NY: Westchester

GO TO CRAVING SPOT: I Hop
LATEST DISCOVERY: My cooking skills. I'm pretty good.
SIGNATURE CLOTHING STYLE: Urban Sleek
PLAYING ON REPEAT: Jeremih - Don't Tell Em

BASKETBALL TEAM: Brooklyn Nets

SECRET NEW YORK SPOT: 3rd Floor
MOVIE I CAN WATCH OVER & OVER: Limitless
GIG OF YOUR DREAMS: Madison Square Garden
CDJs OR TURNTABLES: Turntables
DJ INSPIRATION (person or group): DJ Jazzy Jeff
MODE OF TRANSPORT: Car
BEST PART ABOUT BEING A DJ: Crowd Control
WHEN I'M NOT SPINNING I'M: Thinking of spinning.
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QUIANA PARKS
Founder of the DJ For A Cure Foundation | www.QuianaParks.com
quiana
SOCIAL HANDLE: @quianaparks
DJ STYLE: I DJ an in a open style format. Depending on the style or night of event, I am able to accomadate just about any sound. My specialites are old school disco and funk music!
WHERE YOU RESIDE IN NY: Brooklyn
GO TO CRAVING SPOT: Empanada Mama
LATEST DISCOVERY: I've recently fell in love with Qi Gong (a Chinese system that focuses on internal breathing, posture and attention span)
SIGNATURE CLOTHING STYLE:T-shirts and Pumas
PLAYING ON REPEAT: Kaytranada "Leave Me Alone" ft. Shay Lia
BASKETBALL TEAM: Brooklyn Nets
SECRET NEW YORK SPOT: the Con Artist Studios down on ludlow. I go there to paint and lay low.
MOVIE I CAN WATCH OVER & OVER: Game Plan lol it's so cute
GIG OF YOUR DREAMS: To tour in Tokyo. I would probably pass out!
CDJs OR TURNTABLES: 1200s aka Turntables!! My babies
DJ INSPIRATION (person or group): DJ Kiss and DJ Mel Debarge
MODE OF TRANSPORT: Cabs Cabs Cabs.
BEST PART ABOUT BEING A DJ: I am able to use my platform to help save lives through my foundation DJ For A Cure (which support efforts to end blood cancer, specifically Leukemia/Lymphoma)
WHEN I'M NOT SPINNING I'M: Enjoying the company of great friends and sharing great moments together!
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SAMMY NEEDLZ
sammyneedlz
SOCIAL HANDLE: @DJSammyNeedlz
DJ STYLE: Open Format, but depends where I'm DJing. I have Dancehall & Hip-Hop mixshows on SiriusXM and when I'm in the club I could go anywhere from Funk, Soul & Disco to Hip-Hop, House, Trap, or any other number of genres.
WHERE YOU RESIDE IN NY: Brooklyn
GO TO CRAVING SPOT: Baohaus
LATEST DISCOVERY: Global Entry
SIGNATURE CLOTHING STYLE: A mix of high and low, some basics and streetwear (As long as theres no giant logos) and some vintage. Boots, Jordan 1&3's and I always have a pair of low top chucks because they fit into any bag when I'm traveling.
PLAYING ON REPEAT: Second City "I Wanna Feel"...The video for this really turned me on to the song, I love the imagery and the way it was shot.
BASKETBALL TEAM: Celtics
SECRET NEW YORK SPOT: If I tell you it won't be a secret!
MOVIE I CAN WATCH OVER & OVER: Jay-Z Fade to Black
GIG OF YOUR DREAMS: Working with Quincy Jones in any capacity
CDJs OR TURNTABLES: Turntables!
DJ INSPIRATION (person or group): I can't pick one, but growing up in the height of the DJ battle era people like A-Trak, Craze & Q-Bert were an early inspiration (one of the reasons I bought 1200s in the first place). DJ Premier & Mark Ronson were also huge influences from the DJ/Producer standpoint, and I'm fortunate to know many of them at this point in my career.
MODE OF TRANSPORT: Jordan 1s, Uber, Spaceship
BEST PART ABOUT BEING A DJ: Being paid to travel, and having friends all over the world.
WHEN I'M NOT SPINNING I'M: Drinking entirely too much coffee, producing records and planning my next trip.
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JUSS
Justin Segar | www.JussNYC.com
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SOCIAL HANDLE: @JussNYC
DJ STYLE: I am an open format DJ, I like to incorporate a lot of genres including: Hip Hop, House, 80s, 90s, Pop/Rock
WHERE YOU RESIDE IN NY: I currently live in the Bronx, NY.
GO TO CRAVING SPOT: My go to craving spot has to be "69 Bayard" A Chinese restaurant in Chinatown open late night. Shhhh! I go there on my cheat days lol
LATEST DISCOVERY:   My latest discovery is that have eye for photography and enjoy taking photos of my scenery. I take a lot of photos of NYC. Check out my Instagram hashtag #Jussnycsightings (I am releasing a callender soon with all my NYC photos.)
SIGNATURE CLOTHING STYLE: I’m a street wear kind of guy. So, I'm into a lot of brands like Staple, Acapulco Gold, Public School, ALife, Wesc and I'm a BIG sneaker head primarily Jordan.
PLAYING ON REPEAT: I am playing Chris Brown's X album on repeat. It’s all around good album. I also like YG’s album, My Krazy Life
BASKETBALL TEAM: I BLEED orange and blue. KNICKS ALL DAY!
SECRET NEW YORK SPOT: The Gilded Lily…(Not too many people know about that spot.)
MOVIE I CAN WATCH OVER & OVER:      I am Legend, Bronx Tale,
GIG OF YOUR DREAMS: Time Square on New Years Eve on top of the MTV building
CDJs OR TURNTABLES: Turntables
DJ INSPIRATION (person or group): DJ M.O.S., DJ DNice and A-Trak
MODE OF TRANSPORT:   Train or Taxi cab
BEST PART ABOUT BEING A DJ:   Best part of being a DJ is participating in creating an environment for people to let loose, dance and have fun.
WHEN I'M NOT SPINNING I'M: I'm working on my Short Film Titled "The Jay-Z Effect" It's a comedy & true story based on my encounter with Jay-Z.  Right not it's in preproduction and we should be filming in October. For more info check out @JayZEffect on IG.