Who Am I ?
1: Who am I?
I am citizen of the world, the son of Sandra and Egbert Semple. I live in Brooklyn. I’m DJ M.O.S.
2: What do you do and what project are you currently working on?
I have the best job in the world, I get a chance to travel the world and play music that I love for people who appreciate it (most of the time). I’m currently working on a project with Nike that will be released this month. I’m also working on a few projects with Vevo which I am very excited about.
3: Where are you from and where are you going?
I was born in Brooklyn, New York, lived in Jamaica, Queens, and Westchester. My family is originally from Guyana. My wife DJ Kiss and I plan on moving back to Westchester.
4: Who is your biggest hero?
My family–they’ve supported me and helped me become the man that I am today.
5: What book is your bible?
6: What are some things you love? And some things you hate?
I love my wife (DJ Kiss); she’s been my partner in this crazy journey. I also love my life, I enjoy being able to get paid doing what I love. I hate negative people.
7: What is your raison d’être?
To help elevate my craft and inspire.
8: What is your favorite color?
9: Who is your favorite comic book superhero?
I was always a fan of the Flash and Wolverine. I used to collect comics.
10: What is your favorite NYC hot spot?
Right now it’s Mister H, where myself, DJ Kiss and Legendary Damon throw our renowned NYC party, Baby I’m A Star!
11: What turns you on?
A good movie and good meal.
12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?
A fixture in New York nightlife, DJ M.O.S. has emerged as one of the most sought after DJs in the country. Driven by a passion for music, his knack for knowing how to keep the masses engaged has made him a favorite amongst celebrities and industry heavy weights. M.O.S. has developed an eclectic style that showcases his love of rock, soul, disco, electro, house, R&B, and hip hop music, incorporating all of these genres into his sets. M.O.S. has lent his services to clients such as Russell Simmons, Barack Obama, Esquire Magazine, Bill Clinton, Kanye West, The Sundance Film Festival, Vanity Fair, and the U.S. Open.
A regular at A-list events, M.O.S. can also be regularly heard playing at exclusive clubs in New York, Las Vegas, Miami, Los Angeles, Paris, Norway and Japan. He currently holds residencies at Miami mega club LIV at The Fontainebleau resort, Playhouse in LA, Mur Mur at The Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, New York hotspots Avenue and Simyone Lounge, Mister H, TenJune and 1 Oak. M.O.S. has also lent his image to campaigns, appearing in ads and national television spots for Bud Light, Doritos, and Gillette.
Questions by PMc Magazine
Edited by Meaghan Coffey
Photograph by Michael Creagh
Design by Jillian Mercado
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DJ M.O.S, 2012, Photograph by Michael Creagh