Growing up and blowing up: meet DJ’s Amira and Kayla

(Twin DJ sensations Amira and Kayla)

As we close Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we look toward the next generation, and consider how diversity affects the world they’ll grow up in.  It’s always exciting to hear of young folks out there creating change through the arts. This goes double for twin sisters DJ’s Amira and Kayla, who balance school, friends, and flying cross-country to work with top names in entertainment. 

Make sure you check out their new singles, I Feel Good, and follow them to keep up with all their adventures. Now watch their interview with Reel 360 below:

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When behind the turntables, this duo gets the party started, kicks the crowd into gear and makes sure the momentum never ceases. Amira & Kayla’s love for music, and their devotion to the DJ craft, is rooted firmly in family. After their father taught them how to DJ at an early age, this unique sister act has quickly gone from playing small parties to deejaying major corporate events, lighting up social media with viral videos and making high-profile appearances on major television, online, and radio programs.

Some of Amira and Kayla’s TV appearances include: The Tonight Show, Steve Harvey, Wendy Williams, Harry, The Real, ESPN, Revolt, Show Time At The Apollo, and Tele- mundo. The girls also appeared in three national Target commercials, Reebok Campaigns, J Balvin Mi Gente Remix video featuring Beyonce, and have been featured online in media outlets such as BuzzFeed, UPROXX, Now This, Yahoo, Elle USA, Harper’s Bazaar and more.

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When Amira and Kayla are not appearing on TV or online, they can be found deejaying for major celebrities, sporting teams, brands, and exclusive VIP events.

Praise for the twins comes from their fans and today’s hottest DJs, Music Producers & Entertainers. Amira & Kayla have quickly gained a large online following, including super stars like Rihanna.

Everyone seems to agree Amira & Kayla are two amazing kids with awesome musical talent who prove you’re never too young to follow your dreams!

Katharin Mraz is a contributing writer for Reel Chicago and Reel 360Email her at