DJ SHIREEN started her musical career at the age of 19 as the youngest female DJ of India ; and had already earned the title of CLUB QUEEN of India by the Industry. Shireen was amongst the Top 7 DJs of the country at the age of 21 . She won the Times Music WAR of DJs in 2007 and was the youngest National Finalist of India with barely 2 years of being in the DJing Industry.Her Rapping skills have always set her apart and her first song as a Rapper ranked No.4 in BBC Asian Network. Shireen is the first Indian Female DJ to have released an EDM album worldwide on itunes , Saavn , Gaana , Spotify & Amazon . Her Bollywood Mashups air on 9XM frequently.
Who is your biggest inspiration? / Who do you have a lot of respect for?
A.R Rahman Sir has always been my inspiration since i was a little girl. I grew up listening to his music and he really inspired me to have a career in the Music industry . Even my wake up alarms were A.R.Rahman songs. I was always singing and rapping as a kid and my Walkman was always with me. It’s a dream to work with him.
What is it about you that makes you different from other DJs?
DJ Shireen said My Rapping skills have always set me apart from other DJs as there were no female Rappers 14 years ago in India . Being a professional MC for more than 10 years makes people love me on the Mic.
How would you describe your style?
Well my fans have given it a name ” SHIREENSTYLE ” . Their reason being , it’s very versatile.
DJ Shireen, How do you get the crowd pumped?
The crowd is already pumped and thrilled and waiting for me at all the clubs and concerts where I perform . That’s the reward for my 14 years of hard work . I’m grateful.
Do you have a specialty?
My Rap and my music . Any good DJ’s speciality is ONLY Good Music . That’s the most important thing and that’s enough , Nothing else is required .