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Exploring Life & Business with William Martin of DjTeamLilWill

Today we’d like to introduce you to William Martin.

Hi William Martin, so excited to have you on the platform. So before we get into questions about your work-life, maybe you can bring our readers up to speed on your story and how you got to where you are today?
I started off as a church musician at the age of 8. Started playing the drums then moved on to playing the piano. I have been around music all my life. My big brother is KoKo Cvere. His song is the St. Louis Classic Mobb Out. I started off being his hype man on the road.

I later started hosting the hottest parties & clubs such as the loft. We’re my big homie & mentor DjCuddyMontana showed me the game. In 2014, I bought my first DJ equipment & sat in my basement & learned everything about being a DJ.

From there, I just kept getting booked to do weddings. I later got my first gig in the clubs & I have just been booked everywhere since then.

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall, and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
No smooth road at all. I’m in this game in St. Louis its no handouts. I have to prove myself everything I step into any venue. I’m been short-changed I’ve been played & promised things that I never got. I do this DJ thing full since 2018. This is how I feed my wife & 4 kids. I have to grind so hard

Great, so let’s talk business. Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
I came up with the name TeamWill back in 2009 working at AT&T. We had a quota we had to hit every month upgrades, new lines & accessories. That’s how we make our commission. Well, one-day management was saying we need to help our co-workers out & be team players. I wasn’t feeling that. I felt like nobody was helping me why would I help them.

So I kept saying this TeamWill. It’s all about me & my money lol. So every time I came to work everybody would say hey team will lol. Well, when I try to come up with a stage name they wouldn’t let me use TeamWill because someone had it already. So since my whole family calls me LilWill since I’m the 3rd. I just used Teamlilwill.

And when I became a DJ I just put used DjTeamLilWill. I never expected to be known everywhere as a DJ. People all over the world started supporting me and the brand I created. From my hit song, wave check to all the cities I DJ in. I had no other choice but to make it a real business & really brand myself as DjTeamLilWill LLC.

Can you share something surprising about yourself?
I’m a real musician. I can also sing quite as kept lol. I’m a big family man. Been married 14 years & have 4 beautiful kids by my wife. Music is my passion.

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King Yella and Amanda Adnama

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