Chimel Idiokitas

Neighborhood Salon Luminary

Capturing the ear is the first step to capturing the mind. As a DJ, Producer, Event Curator, and Community Partner, Chimel Idiokitas, also known as ReaL P, tells stories through music and social creativity. Born in Houston, TX and raised in Roxbury, MA to parents of Nigerian and Liberian descent, Chimel developed his love for music and community under the wings of his "vinyl junkie" father and his five hip-hop-loving older brothers. He currently serves as the Director of Community Outreach for Boston University’s Medical Campus, where he is tasked with developing key partnerships within the Greater Boston community to bolster the presence of the University.

Having been a DJ since the age of fifteen, ReaL P has also established himself as a staple in the New England nightlife, music, and entertainment scenes. He has curated social gatherings, parties, and concerts in some of Boston’s premier venues. Specializing in your favorite genre, he has built his career on quality, passion, innovation, and organic fun. ReaL P always aims to deliver something fresh and thought-provoking for his audience. 

You can follow Chimel on Instagram @djrealp.

Photo at top by Ally Schmaling.