DJ Nate Da Great's Blog

Music, mixes and musings

Seeds

Posted July 7th 2020

Seeds are stored potential for growth. They wait. They allow themselves to wait. They are patient. They wait for the right conditions. They wait for soil, moisture and sunlight. When they have what they need, it's time to grow.

It's ok to be a seed. It's ok to wait. Potential for growth is always there. When the conditions are right, we will do our growing.

Full Post...

New Mix! Roots, Reggae and Dancehall Classics

with a touch of Raggamuffin and Hip Hop

Posted June 25th 2020

My latest Reggae mix featuring music from Chronixx, Buju Banton, Lila IkΓ©, Koffee, Dennis Brown, Warrior King and more.

Full Post...

Focus Sessions

Musically guided focus sessions help you tune out distraction and focus on something important.

Posted April 22nd 2020

I'm imagining how to use music and DJing in other areas of our lives -- not just for parties, clubs, bars and concerts. How else can DJs serve us? In what other settings and situations might DJs provide value? I love seeing DJs pop-up in fitness centers, department stores and flea markets. Even some big companies are bringing DJs into the workplace.

Let's take that a step further, though. How can DJs and music facilitate our personal goals and work goals, and serve our needs in other ways? Music does more than entertain us and provide recreation. It can also help us improve our health, feel accomplished and achieve our goals.

Full Post...

Dior Moments

A Pop Smoke Tribute / Mini-Mix

Posted February 24th 2020

The concept for this mix was conceived just a couple days before his death. Then the news hit. Pop Smoke was murdered in a house he was renting in Hollywood Hills.

Full Post...

Classic Ballads and Quiet Storm

A Spotify Playlist

Posted February 14th 2020

πŸ’– Happy Valentines Day! πŸ’–

This one's for the lover in you. So, with open arms, let’s get it on. πŸ’–πŸ’πŸŽΆ

Full Post...

Cultivating Creativity

Posted January 12th 2020

Creativity β€” the ability to imagine new ideas and possibilities. Our creative ability is fluid -- not an absolute. We all have creative potential. This potential needs exercise and practice. Here are just a few of many ways to exercise and channel our creativity...

Full Post...

Be in the mix

Sign up for occasional updates about what I'm creating and doing.