Shaq will be out on his inaugural DJ tour this summer. Four-time NBA Champion and Hall of Famer, Shaquille O’Neal, will be DJing on 15 different dates this summer. His two major stops will be in Miami for Diplo’s Mad Decent pool party and in Washington D.C. at Echostage with Cash Cash.
Many people do not know but Big Diesel has been DJing since he was 14-years old. He used to DJ during his LSU days and even during his time in the NBA. O’Neal told Billboard, “Over the years my musical influences may have changed, but one thing has always stayed consistent- it’s all about fun and making people dance. That is what Summer of Shaq is all about.”
During Miami Music Week back in March, Shaq launched his own performance called Shaq’s Fun House. The 6-hour extravaganza included carnival games, circus performers, and a powerful lineup of A-Trak, Steve Aoki, Diplo, and DJ Diesel himself. That lineup and more has turned that event into a summer tour that will see them stop in 15 different locations around the world including Bejing, Miami, Las Vegas, Boston, and more!
Shaq has talked about the goal of this event to be as fun as possible and to have people enjoy the music. He wants to create a never before seen atmosphere. He also wants to show people he is not just a celebrity DJ but that he is a good DJ and that he can create an environment like he did at Shaq’s Fun House.