Born in the vibrant city of Chicago and originally Syrian, Tala Samman grew up in Dubai. In the heart of this global melting pot, Tala has emerged as a prominent figure in the thriving Middle East DJ scene.

Her presence in the music world goes beyond the beats she spins. Tala Samman made her mark as the UAE’s pioneering blogger, paving the way for a new era of digital creativity. Her DJ sets are a dynamic fusion, where she blends Hip Hop, Nu Disco, and Deep House.

Tala’s talent has earned her a coveted spot in the lineup for some of the world’s most renowned brands, from luxury fashion brands like Bulgari and Michael Kors to cutting-edge fashion labels like Off White and Tod’s. She’s also graced the decks at prestigious events such as F1, Fifa World Cup, the Dubai International Film Festival, and Sole DXB. Notably, she’s had the honor of opening for names like Dua Lipa and Lana Del Rey.

Tala Samman’s connection to music runs deep. From her early days playing the violin, her passion for music was ignited by her sister’s vinyl collections and her circle of friends who were immersed in the music industry as singers, producers, and DJs. Armed with a solid foundation in music from the Sound Academy, Tala embarked on her journey, starting with small gigs for the brands she was already collaborating with. Today, she has evolved this passion into a successful career that takes her across the nation, the region, and even into the realm of music production.