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Questions Top100 DJs 2013 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:18

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Best known for: 
No answer
Tune of the year: 
No answer
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
“All pop artists are taking influence from dance music now... so yes.”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
“A dolphin because they like to have sex.”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
1x Tiësto’s airplane, 1x Steven Seagal, 2x action movies on DVD from the years 1986-1995, 1x sock puppet replica of Bruce Willis, 1x potato chip that looks like any relevant celebrity, 1x lock of Tiësto’s hair, 2x nipple clamps, 1x super soaker squirtgun etc....”

Dillon Francis is a busy man these days and his self-described sound of "moombahton, luvstep, and everything in-between" means the 25-year-old from Los Angeles has been much in demand. For someone with a bit of a reputation for playing around with the media, as in telling us the best place he's visited this year was Taco Bell, he's also known for saying what he thinks, so it was strange that Dillon was unusually reluctant to answer DJ Mag's standard poll questions about DJ fees or drugs.

Quizzed on the future of moombahton and moombahcore Dillon tells us: "If I knew it... I would do it. I'm just going to keep making music and hopefully that becomes the future of it". As to what the essential elements for a moombahton track are, he lets us into his secrets. "A dembow (the drum beat) which is 105 to 112 bpm, influences of Dutch house and Latin music, and a lot of fucking swag," he says.