Nicki Nice says it’s more about being an example for women than a DJ
DJ Nicki Nice City: Atlanta Genre: Primarily hip-hop and R&B, but also pop and EDM Tag line: “Oh She Nice” Social media handles: @djnickinice on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
Among other art forms, DJ Nicki Nice is an acclaimed music producer and deejay.
Her history in music started in middle school with her love for the band. She played clarinet and was the section leader of the clarinets in high school, where she also studied music theory and history.
As a DJ, she has performed on many stages, including Revolt and Calle Orange with “We The Best” artist Steph Lecor and an assortment of clubs from Miami toAtlanta. She’s worked with independent artists among the likes of Pap Chanel, Lil Donald and more.
Being creative is what DJ Nicki is all about. Her goal is to show the world something it has never seen before by way of modeling. As a multitalented DJ with a propensity to model, she feels that she has a chance to express herself and her ideas in a more personal way.
“I view my career as a work of art,” she says matter of factly.
Learn more about DJ Nicki Nice and which instrument moved her music interests to a new level, with the help of a very special person.
How did you come up with your DJ name?
My name is Nicole and I know I’m Nice.
When did you start deejaying?
Five years ago.
What or who were your early passions and influences?
I have always been influenced by my love for music. My grandmother intrigued my interest when she enrolled me in piano lessons ’cause I always used to come and bang on it when I was a kid.
How would you define your style of deejaying?
I love blending.
What’s your process for selecting a song to play during your sets or at a gig?
If it blends, I’ll play it.
What music or genre do you usually start with when preparing for a set?
R&B or reggae dancehall.
What’s one musical experience that changed your life?
Deejaying on the Revolt TV Stage at the Revolt Music Conference.
How far has music taken you around the world?
It has taken me to Anguilla so far. Hope to go to more countries.
How did music inspire you to become who you are today?
It’s so much of who I am that I’m blessed to have it in my life. Can’t imagine a day without it.