Elie Lamazerolles, AMD’15, has music in his blood. Back in his home country of Belgium, his grandfather was a jazz and blues radio host, a music lover with more than 500 records in his collection.
Lamazerolles has continued to pursue this passion at Northeastern, where he is currently a third-year music industry major with a concentration in music recording. He is also a Husky Ambassador, executive vice president for the Council for University Programs, and host of a two-hour long DJ set on WRBB radio, a nonprofit, free-form station run by students.
Last semester, he worked in the Artist and Repertoire department at Island Def Jam Music Group, part of the Universal Music Group, in New York City. The Island Def Jam Music Group was formed in 1999, when UMG merged Island Records and Def Jam Recordings.
“Working as a DJ across Europe for eight years has taught me about the performance side of the industry, read more…