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NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is coming to Australia and is set to DJ at a nightclub in Melbourne

Want to celebration with Shaq? NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is coming to Australia and is set to DJ at a nightclub in Melbourne

Four-times NBA champion Shaquille ‘Shaq’ O’Neal is headed to Australia in August, however he will not be capturing hoops on the basketball court docket.

The 50-year-old will as a substitute head to Melbourne’s 170 Russell nightclub on Wednesday August 24, the place he’ll entertain followers as his alter ego DJ Diesel.

DJing has lengthy been a passion for the basketball nice and he has performed world-famous music festivals together with Lollapalooza, Imagine and Tomorrowland.

NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal (pictured) will seem at Melbourne’s 170 Russell nightclub on August 24 the place he’ll entertain followers as his alter ego DJ Diesel

The Kazaam star informed Forbes journal his musical facet gig really loses him money after all of the overheads, however he will not cease as a result of he loves it an excessive amount of.

‘It prices me a lot of money to hire this constructing, safety folks, who cares? I’d reasonably have that title –  ”Shaq had the very best celebration ever.”

The 2.1 metre large mentioned his reveals haven’t got a set playlist as he likes to learn the room to decide what beats will get folks transferring.

DJing has long been a hobby for the basketball great and he has played world-famous music festivals including Lollapalooza, Imagine and Tomorrowland

DJing has lengthy been a passion for the basketball nice and he has performed world-famous music festivals together with Lollapalooza, Imagine and Tomorrowland

He informed Footwear News: ‘I simply have to look at folks in the group and play some music.’

Shaq’s Australian go to mixes business with pleasure as he is additionally internet hosting an entrepreneurial speak in Sydney and Melbourne on August 25 and 26.

Organisers say followers can anticipate to get an intimate and uncensored question and answer session throughout the present known as La Trobe Financial Presents: An Evening with Shaquille O’Neal.

The 2.1 metre giant said his shows don't have a set playlist as he likes to read the room to determine what beats will get people moving

The 2.1 metre large mentioned his reveals haven’t got a set playlist as he likes to learn the room to decide what beats will get folks transferring 

Shaq first shot to fame as a rookie ball participant in 1992 with US NBA staff Orlando Magic.

He went onto play with the Los Angeles Lakers delivering traditional performances in their consecutive championship seasons between 2000 – 2003.

Retiring after 19 years enjoying basketball, the notoriously outspoken star turned a media superstar, sports activities commentator, actuality star, film actor, rapper and DJ.

Shaq first shot to fame as a rookie ball player in 1992 with NBA team Orlando Magic

Shaq first shot to fame as a rookie ball participant in 1992 with NBA staff Orlando Magic

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