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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Watch: A Day in the Life KMEL's Record-Buying, Star-Discovering DJ Amen

Posted By on Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 8:33 AM

click to enlarge DJ Amen at Amoeba
  • DJ Amen at Amoeba

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a local radio DJ is like? Well now you can know: Bay Area hip-hop website Thizzler on the Roof recently put together this short clip that follows KMEL's DJ Amen around for a day -- starting at Amoeba, heading to Papalote, and ending at a cypher with local rap crew Team BackPack. Amen is of course the pointman behind KMEL's annual Freshman 10 list of up-and-coming Bay Area artists, and one of his main focuses is finding local stars with the potential to get big. (You may remember his insights gracing our story this past summer on Kreayshawn and Lil B.) For an inside look at one of the kingmakers of the Bay Area hip-hop scene, check out this video.

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