LA based DJ – Kittens (previously known as DJ Soulre) is hoping to create a positive impact for women in the music industry. Born Lauren Abedini, she is 1/4th of the LA collective Athletixx, who also holds Hoodboi, Falcons, and Promnite.
She gained attention after opening for Kid Cudi during his tour in 2013. She’s received praise from Usher, Skrillex, A-Trak, and Demi Lovato.
Revolutionizing the DJ industry for women, Kittens is also the founder for PWR: a celebrated series of non-profit DJ workshops for women in which all proceeds donated goes towards local women’s shelters. Partnering with Run-DMC’s Scratch DJ academy, and DJ software company Serato, she hosts PWR With Kittens, a class where kittens teaches disk jockey fundamentals.
Kittens uses her platform to vocalize and teach upcoming artists how to perfect their craft. She is leading as a women in power within the industry, and as a badass DJ.
Man…I’ve never been so excited for the future. If anyone’s going thru an ugly ass hard time please please know that there is a reason for what you’re going thru and a lesson you can learn. An opportunity to grow. Don’t let the struggles dim your light or else you won’t be able to enjoy the dope shit on the other side. (Pic @Dlsposable)
To check out more females revolutionizing the music industry check out our I AM series, which highlights women in music.