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From local podcast to a Beats 1 audience of millions, L.A.'s Soulection breaks big

From local podcast to a Beats 1 audience of millions, L.A.'s Soulection breaks big

When Joe Kay, co-founder of the Los Angeles DJ and production team Soulection, delivered his weekly radio show to his online listeners last week, he used the three-hour set of electronic beat music to make an announcement. Streaming Episode No. 214 from the Soulection headquarters, an attic-like space at the top of a tight staircase in Highland Park, the 25-year-old Kay traced an ascent that belied his age, one that started with a podcast created in his grandmother's South El Monte den and a club night at a little Santa Ana venue and along the way has accrued thousands of listeners. Show No. 215, he told Soulection's 235,000 followers on the Soundcloud music platform, would...

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