One of the numerous clubs located on the famous party-beach Zrće, Noa club, organised the inaugural Pow Wow festival this week. The biggest star of the festival, both literally and figuratively, was DIESEL, an African-American DJ of impressive proportions, much more famous under his actual name: Shaquille O’Neal.
Yes, THAT Shaquille O’Neal. After finishing his glorious basketball career, which brought him 4 NBA titles, an MVP title, 15 All-Star game appearances, Olympic and World Championship golds, he didn’t start his baseball or golfing careers.
While he was still an active basketball player, he began his second career as a rap singer, but has since shifted his focus and is currently producing and DJing electronic music, performing around the world live under the stage name DIESEL, and calling himself, probably correctly, the World’s Biggest DJ.
This July, he has been performing and having what seems to be a lot of fun all over Europe, and every relevant electronic music DJ has to visit Zrće, the mecca of that type of music in Europe. So he flew in to Zadar Airport by private airplane from Sardinia, where he was also performing at a festival, and had a fun day on Pag, sightseeing, supposedly driving around on a rented scooter (too bad there are no photos of that sight!), and in the evening performing as the main event of the night.
Jutarnji list reports that, unlike some other stars who arrive in Croatia, he had no special requests or demands for his stay, that he just really liked the lighting for the performance of another DJ and wanted something similar for his show.
His performance has been described by the Croatian media as packed, very energetic and powerful, and Shaq was giving out autographs all night and seemed to be having a lot of fun himself, while performing, before and after. He posted on his personal Instagram and on his DJing account as well.
Hopefully, the world’sbBiggest DJ will find some time to stay in Croatia for a few more days, as he really seems to enjoy it here.