I Was A 400-pound '80s DJ: My Memoirs Through Music (Paperback)

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I Was A 400-pound '80s DJ: My Memoirs Through Music (Paperback)


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Burlington, Vermont author M.K. Thompson is a DJ (known as Fattie B). His first book, 'I Was A 400-pound '80s DJ' is a hilarious collection of true short stories of his time behind the decks in a small town dance club. 'I Was A 400 Pound 80's DJ' is not a book about how cool it is to be a DJ. Rather, it is a collection of short tales shared through a life-long connection with 80's music that boldly bounce from surreal to silly (all while setting the record straight on proper patron-to-DJ etiquette). While most believe a DJ's life is all 'hands in the air' and V.I.P. parties, this book is here to show the underbelly and the reality of its ugly truth. As the resident DJ of a weekly 80's dance party in Burlington for the last 17 years, Fattie B has seen and heard just about everything. Each chapter of this book begins with a few lyrics from an 80's song, followed by a short story about an experience that relates to each songs' message. As a rapper in a touring band and a DJ for over 20 years, Fattie shared the stage with such talents as: The Roots, Kool & The Gang, A Tribe Called Quest, Black Eyed Peas, The Wailers, Morris Day & The Time, Maceo Parker, Busta Rhymes, KRS-One, DJ Z-Trip, Slick Rick, Africa Bambaata, The Pharcyde, Jurassic 5, Common, Big Daddy Kane, Talib Kweli, DJ Questlove, DJ Rob Swift and DJ Revolution. Pick up this hilarious, touching and entertaining book today

Product Details ISBN: 9780692480717
ISBN-10: 0692480714
Publisher: Steez
Publication Date: July 20th, 2015
Pages: 222
Language: English