Gastinel White has been described by many an artist clearly ahead of his time. DJ N.I.N.O. was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana a place where music is diverse and enriched with culture. A very wide range of music genres has naturally surrounded him from his childhood from Jazz to Classic Rock, R&B, Zydeco and Old School Funk. At age 7, after school daily, he began spinning on his uncle’s turntables and exploring what are now your classic vinyl records. This led him to DJing family events and making mix tapes for friends and family members.
Gastinel’s career did not officially start until while serving in the U S Marine Corp. He acquired his first set of turntables and began delving deeper into the art form of the DJ. His departure from the Marines in 1994 led him to Phoenix, Arizona where he met his mentor DJ Albert Linesses III (AL3). Gastinel was immediately placed in the hottest clubs in Phoenix where he learned to actively program his play list and the art form of rotating the dance floor. AL3 was just one of his influences in the realms and the likes of DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jam Master Jay and DJ Craze.
Looking for greater challenges and goals in the DJ business he then moved to Las Vegas in 2005. Las Vegas immediately opened doors and provided him the opportunity to DJ for celebrities such as Run (Joseph Simmons), DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Caz, Terry Fator, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Jay-Z, Wayne Newton and Sheldon Addelson. He has also been and currently a resident DJ for casinos such as the Golden Nugget, Mirage, Planet Hollywood, Mandalay Bay, Tropicana, Flamingo, O’Sheas and Palazzo.
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