Triller is searching for its first-ever resident DJ and they are offering a $1 million USD annual salary to the victor.
The role of the DJ is expected to hype up the crowd at Triller events including VERZUZ, Triller Fight Club, Triller Live FITE and more. The Los Angeles-based role will be travel-heavy and is not limited to professional DJs. The network is also looking into amateur talent and “aspiring DJs from around the world.”
Triller, which recently acquired VERZUZ is now partnering with co-founders Timbaland and Swizz Beatz to find their next DJ. The duo released a statement, “We’re excited to help find Triller’s new Resident DJ, which will be a DJ gig like no other. The Verzuz audience knows what’s up, so when the voting begins you can be sure the winning DJ will be someone who has all the right stuff. We can’t wait to discover the next superstar behind the decks.”
In true VERZUZ style, the DJ position will be decided by fans in a battle where they can choose who deserves to be Triller’s resident DJ. DJs must showcase a five-minute set on the platform using the hashtag #TrillerDJ to be considered. A total of 16 candidates will be chosen on August 8 and finalists will battle each other in VERZUZ on September 10 during TrillerVerz weekend music festival.
For more information, candidates can check out Triller.