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Meet IAMNOEL

Today we’d like to introduce you to IAMNOEL.

Can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
I started as a young boy on stage with my 3 younger brothers and parents. We lead worship together for some years of our life while heavily being involved in church. All four of us played different instruments. I was trying hard to master the trumpet. 

One day I put the trumpet down and went into the sound booth area. I was not able to see over the board and onto the stage but I could hear everything. From that point, I started doing the sound for my family while they were on stage. Mind you this was probably from the age of 12-15 approximately. Now that I look back at it my brothers and I were quite talented at a very young age. 

Around the age of 15-16, I walked into a bedroom of a home down the street. As I walked into the room I turned the corner and there sat 2 turntables and a mixer. This dude was playing music off his records with a similar but smaller mixer I used at church. For me at that young age, the light went on. 

During this time, I always went to school and held a job because my parents weren’t ever going to buy me the turntables that I wanted. I had to get them myself. So working was instilled in me at an early age. Years went on and I continued to work and practice my hobby of deejaying. I always had a entrepreneurial spirit. 

After many hard life lessons that I wish on no one, I constructively learned how to use all that energy to propel myself forward. I began to see my personality, gift and qualities as the things I could use to live in a free and creative way. 

At this time, I had propelled myself to being a part owner of a cell phone and surveillance retail store. I was deejaying after my 12 hours at the store. I was 28 at this time. I had an epiphany after trying to pay the lease on the store. I realized I should put all this energy into something I love. At a younger age I realized life & freedom were not promised. I convinced myself that I might as well take a chance at love (what I loved) now! I got out of that store situation and I didn’t look back. 

Other than my relationship with my Creator, my first love is deejaying. I have deejayed for over 20 years professionally now. I still love it! 12 years ago, I realized that from my experiences I was getting opportunities that most of my dj peers were not getting. I started a company called Rezident Music Group so that I can support djs’ and musicians through a unique management platform. We’ve had a good level of success. We’ve had the honor to support djs, musicians, and even events all over the country. I am really proud of this project. We are currently positioned to scale the company and support even more creative types. My goal is to impact those of us who brave this lifestyle in hopes to create an even more viable platform for us in the music industry. 

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
There were always struggles. I realized a long time that was a part of the lifestyle I chose. Some were harder than others but I used my rebellious spirit to convince myself that I would not be quitting until I reached the goal. Some of my struggles had to do with making payroll, competition in the market and it simply not being my time. The struggle of it just not being my time was harder than all the rest. I began to realize that was a real thing and to get over that struggle I had to keep fighting for what I believed was mine 

We’d love to hear more about your work and what you are currently focused on. What else should we know?
IAMNOEL is my music and media brand. IAMNOEL is an artist, DJ, performer, public speaker & electronic music producer. I specialize in providing professional experiential music entertainment through deejaying. 

I now have over 20 plus years of experience deejaying and performing. My family and I originate from the south. Specifically Lafayette, Louisiana. I am a southern boy with West Coast swag. I love to spin all types of music. Currently I am doing many Open Format gigs but I love Dance Music, House Music, Future House, Deep House, and Trapmusik. I have also begun creating my own style of music I am calling Electronic. Gospel. Music. 

I often collaborate with live musicians, such as percussionists, saxophonists, drummers and trumpeters for my performances. I am always looking to push the boundaries of traditional deejaying. 

I have been blessed indeed to perform for a wide variety of luxury nightclubs, celebrity parties, numerous day/pool parties, and Fortune 500 corporate events. I received a few special honors to perform for companies such as Google, Uber, GoDaddy, Heineken, Gopro and Tesla. Last year I deejayed for the 46 annual Daytime Emmys. 

I am focused on taking my media & music brand globally in 2020. I am currently producing original music content and media content to share with the world. 

What moment in your career do you look back most fondly on?
IAMNOEL: My proudest moment was when I deejayed for the 46th annual daytime Emmy’s. and supported Israel & Adrienne Bailon – Houghton with their performance. I have many proud moments like this and plan to create more. 

Contact Info:

  • Address: 718 N. Kings Rd
  • Website: IAMNOEL.media
  • Phone: 323-774-2744
  • Email: NOEL@IAMNOEL.media
  • Instagram: IAMNOEL.media
  • Facebook: IAMNOEL.media
  • Twitter: IAMNOELofficial
  • Press kit: IAMNOEL.media Press Kit

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