12 Chicago DJs to Get In Tune With(2020)

One of the best things about Chicago is the soundtrack you experience it to. Our team took some time to pull our favorite picks of some of these top Chicago DJs from fan favorites to up and coming, this is the list to get your DJ mix fix!  If a couple names look familiar then, you’re right because we featured a couple of these DJ’s in our ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STAYING HOME IN CHICAGO.  Know a DJ we need to get in tune with? Let us know. @SoSummertimeCHI


FAN FAVORITES

Before we kick the list off, we figured we’d pay homage to a couple of DJ’s that have made a long lasting mark on Chicago from the streets to the radio. You can’t think of Chicago DJ’s without mentioning these two.

DJ Sean Mac

Soundcloud
@sean_mac_

Hip-Hop/R&B

WCGI radio host DJ Sean Mac has won the Award for MW Club DJ of the Year at WGCI. If you haven’t tuned in to his show yet, be sure to listen in to hear Sean Mac mix up pop and hip/hop favorites from all across the city.

 

 

DJ MoonDawg

YouTube
@DJMoondawg

Hip-Hop/R&B

Radio Personality on 107.5 WGCI-FM Chicago. Global Spin Awards “Midwest Mixtape DJ of the Year” award winner. Executive Producer, Studio Owner, and owner of the Get In Tune! Stupid brand.


12 Chicago DJs to Get In Tune With(2020)

Nathan Scott

 

Facebook
@DJNathanScottFanpage

House

Nathan Scott has been a part of Chicago’s club scene for years. Nathan Scott brings heavy deep house vibes and classic samples. He’s opened for David Guetta at the local Chicago Congress Theater and the countries biggest shows like Spring Awakening and Lollapalooza.


Miss DJ Meg 

Website
@MissDJMeg

Tech/House/Dance

Miss DJ Meg is a young and energetic individual who is known to pack any and every dance floor! She has brought her energy to Chicago’s biggest festivals like Chicago Pride and Taste of Chicago. Since you can’t catch her out this weekend, check out her on B96 Streamix. Watch as she gets the crowd hype at local Chicago hotspots like Fremont every weekend!


DJ Maximo and Flynniho

Soundcloud
@Maximoquinones
@Flynninho

Hip Hop/R&B

Although these two DJ’s can light up a stage when they are apart, together they mix up a serious mix of classic Chicago house music and original mixes. Catch out the youngest DJ duo playing local Chicago hotspots like PRYSM every weekend!


Cafe Disko

Facebook
@cafedisko

House

Cafe Disko is another Chicago duo who have left a major impact on Chicago’s music scene. Paul and Patrick mix popular classics with heavy trap bass that vibrates through the floor. Catch this duo playing local Chicago hotspots like Prysm or Parlay weekend nights.


The Franchiise

Website
@TheFranchiise

Hip Hop/R&B

Francesca ‘The Franchiise” Fontenot, first became established in the Chicago events scene, playing for high profile events like NBA All-Star Weekend and BET. Her smooth mix of Hip/Hop and R&B classics guarantee to get any dance floor groovin. She’s also launched Blacks Excelling in Sales & Technology (BEST), a collective comprised of over 300 black employees at Google, Uber, Facebook, Digitas and more, where members host professional development-oriented meetups, community outreach and networking events.


DJ Metro

Website
@DJMetro16

Hip-Hop/Dance

For more than 15 years, Metro has dedicated his time in becoming one of the most respected nightclub & private event DJ’s. While at the same time, becoming one of the nations most listened to DJ’s over the airwaves. Today, you can hear him DJ’ing every Friday & Saturday on the cities biggest radio station, B96.3.


Dante the Don

Website
@primadante

House/Dance

Chicago Reader’s 2009 Best local DJ Dante the Don is now seen rocking sets all across the country. Zone out to deep mixes of electronic trance or turn up to his hip-hop party tracks. Whenever Dante is in town he packs his schedule at home with some of the hottest clubs in Chicago maintaining residencies at Underground, the Mid, El Jefe and Joy District.


Navic

Mixcloud
@navic

Hip-Hop/House

By the time Navic was 17 years old, he has already gained the attention of multiple production companies, based on his sets at parties and school dances. If you don’t catch Navics mixes on his segment of XM Radio’s Pitbulls Globalization, you can hear his rhythmic Latin dance vibes at local Chicago hot spots on weekend nights.


Kaila Troy

Website
@djkailatroy

Hip-Hop/Tech/Dance

There is something different about Kaila Troy, and her audience feels it as soon as she steps on the stage. She is an international DJ who has played over 20 countries and audiences of all music genres. Whenever Kaila Troy comes back home to Chicago, she guest DJ’s at The Wright Venue, Play Nightclub, Club 360 & Spy Nightclub


Strategy and Dolo

Facebook
@Strategyanddolo

Hip-Hop/Dance

Easily one of Chicago’s most iconic and popular dynamic duo, Strategy and Dolo are two creative DJ’s with one of the most sought after and recognized sounds in Chicago. They know that the Chicago club scene is missing their original mixes on popular hip/hop and pop tracks, so they perform live shows every week on their facebook live!  Don’t miss out on these must-see DJ’s at Bottled Blonde for Sunday Funday!


 DJ Dirty Darren

Website
@DJDirtyDarren

Hip-Hop/Rap

When DJ Dirty Darren isn’t at the United Center, making crowds of over 20,000 people bust a move in their seats, he is bringing those beats to local hotspots around Chicago. Tune in to Pitbull Globalization on XM Radio to hear up-beat party mixes, with original samples.

 


DJ O-ZONE

Soundcloud
@djo_zone

Hip-Hop/Dance

This Fresh Chicago DJ has producer credits w/ Chance, Mobb deep, Joell Ortiz and many more!If he’s in the club you know it’s a party. From Cali, Atl, to the CHI you want to be there if O-Zone is behind the decks


HONORABLE MENTION

Rising stars in the Chicago DJ scene. Go show this local talent some love!

DJ B-Rockin

Mixcloud
@DJ_B_Rocking

Hip-Hop/R&B

 

DJ Dope Candi

Mixcloud
@DopeCandi

Hip-Hop/Dance Hall

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