Justin Blau better known by his stage name 3LAU has shed light on a very important reason why DJ Mag is actually important.
The DJ Mag results are out and while most people tear down DJ Mag for the sham that they claim it to be, 3LAU decided to let his fans know the REAL reason why so many DJs and agencies actually care about the DJ Mag Top 100 – Asia.
“When a DJ gets booked in most Asian countries to play a club, their fee is heavily dependent on their DJ mag ranking”
Yep, true enough it is the booming Asian dance market which actually looks at the DJ Mag ratings, mainly to garner in more sales by creating a hype over higher ranked performers. Here’s the full extract:
So there you have it. Next time you think, why does anyone care about the DJ Mag? You know why.
What is it truly a list of? DJs? Producers? Cooking experts? Well, that’s not me its actually Dillon Francis talking there… How about you check it out yourself:
3LAU actually wrote an in-depth article for YourEdm where he went into even more details regarding the matter. You can check that out here.