We had the good fortune of connecting with Gaston Perry and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Gaston, how do you think about risk?
I think risk taking is a sacrifice a lot of People are scared of not being comfortable. I took a leap of faith with becoming a DJ I never knew how or what to do to become a dj it took a lot of trial and error, But taking this leap of faith has changed my life in a major way.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Gp Dropdatdope started DJing 2017 i taught myself how to DJ from watching YouTube videos. After my 1st year of Djing I receive my first DJ award for Hardest Working DJ Grinding Award 2019my second year I received Favorite Dj Award 2020. My third Year I received best Dj of the year 2021. GP Dropdatdope has Has a Clothing Line, Also he was Just Listed as one of Exotic Pop Oklahoma Brand Ambassador sponsoring their soda. GP Dropdatdope has experience Djing Weddings, Kid Parties, Sports DJ, Corporate DJ, Club DJ, and GP Dropdatdope Plays all Genres.This is what made him realize that he had a good ear for music. He believes that came from the old school, gospel, pop, west coast rap, and R&B and Reggae.

GP Dropdatdope energy and crowd control brings excitement to his craft. Being a DJ is something that he takes serious and enjoys. Due to his talent he was allowed to join in as a Coalition DJ and now represents for the Coalition DJs Midwest. Along his journey he sees himself producing, teaching, touring ,and breaking records for artists and allowing their sounds to be heard all around the world.

I’ve learned to Never Quit and always Put God First and stay a way from the haters and play the cards your dealt.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
In My City on a Friday and I have some friends coming in town from out of town I would definitely have to take them by by Trappy hour all the drinks and food is $5 and during this amazing deal their is a DJ playing all your favorite hits. then after the pre game we head downtown to the bars and clubs. Then we would end our night at my After hours that I DJ at called BIG ACES and I rock a crowd of 200 plus people after 3am and of course we have tacos.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I want to give a shoutout to God and My mother for strength and guidance.

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