About.

His history

Don Trotti is a Swiss citizenship, originaly from Italy, who grew up in the Geneva region of Switzerland. He followed all his schooling in Coppet. Thereafter, he joined the engineering school in the field of computer science for a sound engineer training. He is fluent in French, Italian, German, English and Thai by learning the language in these countries.

During these trips around the world he was able to deepen his knowledge and experiences through the various cultures encountered. His skills taught him to be professional and versatile. Since then, he continues to explore the world through his multiple musical shows.

His passion for music

His passion for music started as a teenager. Her ear was formed on American productions: Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Red Alert, Wu-Tang, Notorious BIG, Cypress Hill, Dr. Dre, Busta Rhyme and many more. His influences also stem from his mother tongue, French: NTM, IAM, Assassin, Time Bomb, Lunatic, DJ Cut Killer, DJ Dee Nasty, La Cliqua.

Driven by the desire to share music with a large audience, from the age of 18 he organized his first experience in organizing events.

He has worked with several local artists from the Geneva and Lausanne region.

Don Trotti | His departure for Asia

His departure for Asia

In 2002, he decided to travel and discover the cultures of Asia. He moved to Bangkok in 2004.

Also trained as a web designer at Adobe in 2010, he had to put a stop to his musical career to complete professional training.

When he finds his turntables, vinyls, MPC, etc. He collaborates in Bangkok with several local actors, active in the Hip-Hop scene under the name of "Don Trotti".

He gained notoriety, following his collaboration with Thai clothing of the brand "13 Crowns" and for his representation for the equipment supplier "Thai Senior" on the underground hip-hop scene in Thailand. Through this, he met many artists ; (Bannk Cash, DJ Bouddha, Way de Thaitanium, Joker T, Big Top, Balcony Pain. Cobrak, Singthai and many more).

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  • Don Trotti | His engagement in Freaky Friday
  • Don Trotti | His engagement in Freaky Friday

His engagement in Freaky Friday

Still underway in 2014, he joined a rap collective from French-speaking Switzerland called "Freaky Friday" and became their Official DJ. He also takes care of various computer and graphic tasks.

  • Don Trotti | His collaboration with DJ Postman
  • Don Trotti | His collaboration with DJ Postman
  • Don Trotti | His collaboration with DJ Postman
  • Don Trotti | His collaboration with DJ Postman
  • Don Trotti | His collaboration with DJ Postman

His collaboration with DJ Postman

From 2014, he began his cooperation with "DJ Postman" on the albums "Love The Riddim". He becomes his partner with whom they take part in 2 tours in Thailand, 1 in Beirut (Lebanon) and 6 in Gambia (West Africa). They try to export their music across several horizons.

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  • Don Trotti | His collaboration with Shaëtan

His collaboration with Shaëtan

When they met on a soccer field in Bangkok with an expat Swiss community there, they directly had a friendly contact and the same passion for music.

As soon as Don Trotti returns to Switzerland, he decides to work together on their first project called "Warm Up". From there, they work together and make several local scenes in order to practice their passion.

Beginning of the 2017 school year, he begins to work on the new Shaëtan album in its entirety. The release is scheduled for 3.3.2018.

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"Swiss Gambia Association"

During his first trip to Gambia in 2015, he met the famous Gambian selecta "DJ Hans" from Legal Sound International. From their first meeting a complicity settles and they decide to collaborate on a mix tape called "The Gambia connect to the world Vo 1". The goal is to highlight Gambian reggae artists.

Meeting real success locally and in Europe. They decided to create an association in Switzerland and in Gambia under the us of “Association Suisse-Gambie. With the latter they worked in Gambia by creating a label, a recording studio and a web radio.

The association is in contact with the Gambian Ministry of Arts and Culture and Swiss culture.

Fundraising is in action in order to promote Gambian reggae artists and educate youth about the true value of reggae in order to be able to export to Europe through Switzerland.

The implementation begins in September 2016 in The Gambia for the start of the project. Don Trotti started the various trainings within the Legal Sound International team. They also chose music as a means to help a school of blind young people with a weekly musical lesson in which a local blind singer "Junior SPices" participates. He also cooperates on the project.

  • Don Trotti | His project "Swiss Gambia Association"
  • Don Trotti | His project "Swiss Gambia Association"
  • Don Trotti | His project "Swiss Gambia Association"
  • Don Trotti | His project "Swiss Gambia Association"

Since 2015, he went twice on tour in Gambia and Senegal and was able to continue the construction of his project with the construction of the Studio Swiss Gambia in Sukuta with the collaboration of Natty-Nat of Freedom Sound. They are officially recognized by the state of The Gambia by the "National Arts and Culture" entities and the Gambian Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

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Current projects

Since his return to Switzerland in 2014, he is working on several projects:

Old projects

Since 2014, he has worked on these projects:

  • an EP in 2018 in collaboration with YoungP
  • co-organizers 3yrs in a row (2017-19) of the Jump Up Festival in Geneva
  • a 2016-2019 collaboration with Muchach
  • a 2015-2017 collaboration with Lord RC
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Contact

Don Trotti Lab
Ch.Riamoz
1296 Coppet
Switzerland
+41798426111‬