DJ Lico

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Manny Lico (a.k.a. DJ Lico) commenced his career at the age of 15. He developed an interest in DJ’ing after witnessing and assisting his friend’s father (also a DJ) entertain a crowd. Manny hoped to gain a few lessons, so he began to sit behind him and scrutinize his every move. Manny soon asked his friend's father if he had any equipment for sale. Fortunately, he did and sold it to Lico at a low price. After countless hours of practice, Lico soon began DJ’ing hisbown gigs. By the age of 17, he went from DJ’ing at his high school and local events, to concerts for celebrities such as E-40, Bone Thugs N’ Harmony, and Ludacris. By the age of 19, DJ Lico had recorded his first album resulting in two iTunes singles. DJ Lico has had a long list of considerable success and accomplishments: Winning the Senior Musician Scholarship Award from his formal high school, and awards from Saint Adelaide Academy. Made guest appearances on online radio shows and at various high schools. Founded the Last Battalion Music label and the Cali Spin Society DJ crew. Hosting Young Keno's mix tape "Who is 300" featuring Jim Jones, Problem, Shorty Mac, and other top recording artists and co-signed by personalities like Tattoo, Focus (death row), DJ Tony G (The Original Mix Master), Kevin Black and Miguel. The mix tape was so successful that DJ Ill Will added it to and it reached over 3000 views within hours. Received recognition for his talents and contributions to the community by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the United States Marine Cops and well as the Compton Unified School District. DJ Lico has also worked with multi celebrity artists including Omarion, YG, Cali Swag District, Ray J, Problem, Young Keno, Jim Jones, E-40, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Ludacris, Nickelodeon's Tom Kenny (the voice of Spongebob Square Pants), and others. Recently, Lico appeared on MTV's Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family, and DJ’ed Mac Miller's End of the World Party. Lico has DJ’ed at over 34 different venues including: Playhouse, Hard Rock, Drai's, Highlands, Roxbury, Key Club, Grove of Anaheim, The W, Infusion, Icon, and TRU to name a few. As a producer and mixing engineer, he is always looking for new talent. Helping others dreams come true. Stay connected with DJ Lico and all his adventures- Instagram: @DJ_Lico Twitter: @iamlico.


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