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Denman Anderson, a.k.a DJ Denman, came to D.C. from Mississippi when he was 25.
Denman Anderson
Denman Anderson, a.k.a DJ Denman, came to D.C. from Mississippi when he was 25.

DJs often have nicknames or alter egos to represent their persona when they get behind the turn-table. But DJ Denman, one of D.C.'s up-and-coming spinners, uses his first name instead - mostly because after years of struggling with his identity, he can finally be himself.

[Music: "Cannonball" by The Breeders from Last Splash]

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