When Ohso was told, girls don’t, Ohso thought, I can and I will. Based in Atlanta, the Toronto native takes her monthly Bounce Dat series across the country. The ladies’ nights (straight men must have dates) celebrate female anthems and empowerment.
Neighborhood West End
Her start I was interested in this path when I was very young, but my mom said girls don’t DJ. I was a pretty obedient kid, and Google wasn’t a thing when I was growing up, so I let it go. When I was 25, I started researching female DJs and found inspiration in Spinderella. There was no turning back.
Banner Gig Afropunk Atlanta in 2017. I read the energy of the crowd and took them to a new place.
Dream Gig Playing to an international audience
Favorite ATL venue MJQ
ATL artist on repeat Lil Baby
My Look Tomboy chic
Celebrity Style Crush Pharrell
What’s Next An expansion of my party series, Bounce Dat. More work with brands, like my role as culture manager for Jameson in Atlanta. On the horizon are a production company and possibly a nonprofit that teaches young girls how they can have careers in male-dominated industries.
This article appears in our January 2020 issue.