8 Latinx DJs to Have on Your Radar This Summer
It's no secret that gender inequality exists within every industry. However, within the music business, the existing gap is apparent across the board from songwriters and music producers to DJs.
According to the 2021 International Music Summit Business Report, which reviews Google Search data for artists appearing in the DJ Mag Top 100 list, audiences voted 13 women DJs into DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs in 2020, a roughly 62 percent increase from eight in 2019. Though it appears to be a sizable increase, in reality, it's still a drastic gap when factoring in the number of men that made the list — and the numbers are bound to tell a different story when you factor in race and ethnicity.
Despite the imbalance, women and femme-identified Latinx DJs are taking up space and selling out venues, as they connect audiences through a variety of rhythms. With temps rising, it's the perfect time to support women who are breaking barriers and rocking audiences across the globe. Here, we're sharing eight Latinx DJs who should be on your radar.