Celebrity Interviews

Dougie F And DJ Fire Talk Jersey Club Music, Working With Diplo, And Perform Live In Studio

After releasing his single “Back Up On It” on Diplo‘s Mad Decent label, Dougie F and DJ Fire stop by the Sway In The Morning Studios to perform for Sway’s concert series, talk Jersey club music, and discuss who they’re currently listening to.

World premiering his track “Dope”, Dougie talks growing up in the 108 projects of Jersey and how he wanted something different from his friends who were selling drugs and getting caught up.  DJ Fire joins in to discuss the new wave of Jersey club music, how it differs from Baltimore club music, and who some of the original pioneers of the scene were.

The pair also talks about working with Diplo and how being involved in many genres with music can help expand their sound.  Talking about what they have learned over the years and how failure is not an option, they share with Sway who they are currently listening to in the game.  Check out the exclusive interview below.

Watch Dougie F perform and world premiere “Dope” and “Back It Up”.


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