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"To me, music has always been what feelings sound like. Something that brings people together in the moment." - DJ Shawna

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Shawna Nicols, known better as DJ Shawna has made her presence felt on a national and international scale. As a former professional athlete, music has always been part of Shawna's world. After her playing days were over, she took to DJing where both her passions collided in live entertainment.

As the Milwaukee Bucks Official DJ and Producer, Shawna has been to the Bubble and back, DJ'd her first NBA All-Star Game, and been part of a World Championship - all in just over a year. Additionally, she is the NCAA Women's Final Four Official DJ, the 2020 Official DJ for the Ryder Cup, as well as opening for major acts such as Lizzo, Ani DeFranco, Shaq (AKA DJ Diesel), and Jonas Blue to name a few. Dare To Be is not only DJ Shawna's clothing line, but it's a way of life. Spreading love through DJing, her children's book, motivational speaking, clothing line, podcast, and first original single, "I Won't Give Up". Shawna recognizes how powerful positivity can be and wants to make a difference.


Follow her adventures! #DareToBe

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