Formation of Chainsmokers

Chainsmokers is a group of two American DJ, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. The two are not only DJ’S, but they are also production duo in the same nation. The Chainsmokers had a breakthrough with their song, Selfie; in 2014. The song was ranked among top twenty songs in many countries.

The year that followed, they released their debut EP and featured the song, Roses. This single was ranked in top ten in the United States Billboard Hot 100. Do not Let Me Down is also another song that did well, it won the Grammy Award as the Best Dance Recording At the ceremony of 59th awards.

Their song, Closer, was the first single to take position one among other singles on the chart. Chainsmokers were also ranked as the best DJ in two music awards in America, and took position five in the iHeartRadio Music Awards.


The History of Chainsmokers

The group was initially was made up of DJ Rhett Bixler who was a DJ together with Pall. At 2012, Chainsmokers group was re-formed as EDM DJ duo. They did the reorganization under the administration of Adam Alpert in the city of New York. Alpert made pall, who was a DJ for an extended period, known to Taggart. At that time, Pall was working at Chelsea, at the art gallery.

Pall did a course in the music business and art history at the New York University. Taggart was schooling at Syracuse University and detaining at Interscope Records before meeting Pall. He had an interest in becoming a DJ and later released some of his songs on the site SoundCloud.

Later Taggart left Mine and went to New York City. It is after someone informed him that there was some vacancy in his duo after Bixler vacated. In New York, Taggart and his workmate began by making some remixes of the Indian bands. They collaborated in creating the single, Erase, together with some Indian actress and Priyanka Chopra who majors in recording songs.

During a television interview, in October 2016, Nick Watt who is a reporter at ABC News asked Taggart and Pall the meaning of duo’s name. Alex replied to Nick by explaining to him by narrating a college story where he enjoyed smoking marijuana. Taggart said that it was just a name.

Desiree Perez Silently Makes Mark On Music Industry

Too often people in the music and entertainment businesses always seem to be yearning for the spotlight. Some people must need that attention and recognition but one of the music industry’s biggest players shuns the spotlight. Desiree “Des” Perez would prefer to go under the radar as she runs one of the world’s biggest entertainment conglomerates, as the Chief Operating Office of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. Recently she was named as one of the most influential women in music by Billboard Magazine, a recognition long overdue.

Perez is a native of New York City and knows the entertainment industry more than nearly anyone else. She has extensive experience, having managed some of the city’s most exclusive night clubs and entertainment venues for nearly 20 years. This is how she cam to be a very close friend to many industry elite, including rap icon Jay-Z. He was so impressed with Des, that he chose here to run his first entertainment company, SC Enterprises.

When Jay-Z launched his new conglomerate Roc Nation in 2009, he chose Perez as his COO. This may have surprised some from afar but to those that knew her it was a great choice. Des is perhaps one of the music industry’s fiercest negotiators who always seems to get the best end of the deal. She was named as CEO of Jay-Z’s new music streaming service, TIDAL, in 2016. She quickly made waves by selling one-third of the company to Sprint for $200 million. The deal will undoubtedly pay huge dividends for TIDAL as the company attempts to compete with Pandora and Spotify.

An intense business woman with years of experience there is little doubt that Desiree Perez is one of the most powerful women in the music industry. She is married to Juan, who works as the President of Roc Nation Sports.

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