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Daniela (born October 04, 1996), popularly known as Lala the DJ, is an Israeli-American DJ, music producer, and music journalist based in America. Lala specializes in the hip-hop and R&B genre and is a multi-instrumentalist who has played in over 25 cities globally. Lala is a music producer known for collaborating with Billboard charting artists and has opened for several prolific artists including Cardi B, Doja Cat, YG, and Future. She has also played private parties for Diddy, Roddy Ricch, Lolo Jones, Von Miller, Damon Dash, and others.[1][2]

Lala The DJ
Lala The DJ 2021.jpg
Born (1996-10-04) October 4, 1996 (age 24)
NationalityIsraeli
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma mater
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
Occupation
  • Music Producer
  • DJ
  • Music Journalist
Height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Websitelalathedj.com

Lala the DJ, has over five years of experience playing at various nightclubs, weddings, private events, festivals and has also produced several original tracks, mixtapes and remixes. Lala is best known as Dreamchaser’s artist Vory’s tour DJ and has also performed at several championships, music festivals, and events by Nike, Adidas, True Religion, LVMH, Warner Records, and the renowned Rolling Loud Festival in Miami, Oakland, and Los Angeles.[3][4]

Lala’s music journalism work has been published in Billboard and Variety, amongst several other renowned media outlets. She herself has been featured in Flaunt, Hypebeast, Upproxx, Elevator Magazine, HipHopDX, The Hype Magazine, and others.[5][6][7]

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Early life and education

Lala was born on 4 October 1996 in Jerusalem, Israel. When she was a child, her family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area of California, where Lala grew up, later pursuing a bachelor’s of Science degree in Neurobiology and Physiology from the University of California.

Career

Prior to commencing her career as a professional DJ, Lala worked behind the scenes in radio and public relations. During this time, she gained experience in digital marketing, broadcasting, brand management, creating media outreach programs, and other creative services.

Lala began her career as a DJ in 2017, acquiring a high-profile clientele, hosting private parties for celebrities and brands. Simultaneously she also worked as an interviewer, writer, and event coverage professional for Billboard Magazine, Variety, HipHopDX, Huffington Post, and other top music publications.[8]

Lala rose to prominence after DJing around Los Angeles, eventually performing for events such as Hewlett Packard in New York and Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton in Houston. Later, Lala teamed with NBA star Iman Shumpert, No Jumper, Dreamdoll, and other prominent artists for her "Record Gal" series, which was published in AllHipHop, HipHopDX, Elevator Mag, and other publications in 2018.[9][10]

In 2019, Lala offered her DJ services for Diddy, Roddy Ricch, Damon Dash, and Lolo Jones parties. A year later, her mix project “4th Dimension” was featured in Hypebeast’s best of the week list. In the same year, she also launched an exclusive playlist with Tidal’s “Curated By” series.

Personal life

Lala is fluent in English, Arabic, Hebrew, and Russian.

References

  1. "Lala the DJ: The LA Producer Making Waves in Music From Cardi B to Roddy Ricch". MEFeater. 2021-05-21. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  2. ago, Music-3 years (2018-09-03). "Mixtape Monday: John Robinson, Butcher Brown, Vhsceral + More". Okayplayer. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  3. JohnsonTwitter, Cherise (2020-04-17). "All The Best New R&B From This Week That You Need To Hear". UPROXX. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  4. ago, Music-2 years (2019-01-07). "Mixtape Monday: Tiffany Calver, Cloud Danko, BinkBeats, Psycut + More". Okayplayer. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  5. "Lala The DJ | Here to Make Her Mark". Flaunt Magazine. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  6. "Best New Tracks: Kehlani, Nav, Little Simz, The Weeknd & More". HYPEBEAST. 2020-05-08. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  7. https://hiphopdx.com, HipHopDX- (2018-08-27). "#DXCLUSIVE: Lala the DJ Releases The First Installment To Her "Record Gal" Series". HipHopDX. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  8. "Lala The DJ Provides The Vibes On "LTD Selector 1"". ELEVATOR. 2019-01-09. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  9. https://hiphopdx.com, HipHopDX- (2019-01-09). "Lala The DJ Recruits NBA's Iman Shumpert For "Record Gal Vol. 2" Mixtape". HipHopDX. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  10. "allhiphop". allhiphop. Retrieved 24 June 2021.

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