PP 472: Amani Roberts, Chief Musical Curator of The Amani Experience

“So if you go for it and you have persistence and resilience and surround yourself with a tribe of people I think that either the short term or long term you will be successful.”

Amani Robert, the Chief Musical Curator from The Amani Experience, knew for a long time that he wanted to become a DJ before actually starting his own business and pursuing his dream. In the meantime he finished school and joined Corporate America and worked for Marriott at many different locations. During his corporate journey he had the opportunity to watch and take notes on DJ’s wherever he happened to be located. After moving to California he finally took the plunge and started his business on the side and now is a full time DJ, music producer, and professor. Listen in as Amani joins Kim to discuss his biggest lesson learned, you can do a lot but you can’t do it all, and what DJing as a profession is like!

Highlights:
00:52 Growing up in hotels
8:28 Favorite parts about what Amani does today and his biggest lesson learned
12:39 You can do anything you put your mind to, but you can’t do it all
22:08 Silent Discos
29:07 Love songs and dedications to a thought leader
35:24 Amani’s team

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Resources

The Greatest Showman

Books:
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Power of Purpose by Les Brown

Quotes

24:42 “As entrepreneurs in the DJ world you get knocked down your fare share but you have to stick with it because good things will happen. They may not happen in the order you would expect it to but if you can just keep coming back and stick with it I think that is a good solution.”

40:09 “So if you go for it and you have persistence and resilience and surround yourself with a tribe of people I think that either the short term or long term you will be successful.”

Episode Transcription

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