DJ BJ

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DJ BJ
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Background information
Birth nameBradley Bernard Whitaker Jr
Born (1993-12-16) December 16, 1993 (age 27)
Richmond, Virginia
GenresHip Hop
Occupation(s)
  • Audio engineer
  • Mixing engineer
  • Disc Jockey
  • Record Executive
Years active2015 - present
Labels
  • Slaughter Gang Music Group
  • PDE Records
  • Ruby Recordings (current)
  • Interscope (former)
Associated acts
  • 21 Savage
  • Young Nudy
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Playboi Carti
  • J Cole
  • DaBaby
  • Nav
  • Ugly God
  • King Los
  • Famous Dex
  • Trill Sammy
Websitewww.realdjbj.com
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NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States

Bradley Bernard Whitaker Jr. (born December 16, 1993), professionally known as DJ BJ, is an American disc jockey (DJ) and record executive. He is best known for hosting several mixtapes, such as The Introduction collaboration tape with Nav. During his career, DJ BJ has gained recognition as the official DJ for Atlanta-based rapper Young Nudy and, also for his debut album ‘Feed The Streets, Vol. 1, which was released by Ruby Recordings in 2017.[1]

DJ BJ has over five years of experience playing at various nightclubs, weddings, private events, festivals and has also produced several original tracks and remixes. Some of his popular songs are Part IV, Let’s Do It and Intro (Don’t Let Yo Bitch Hear This). Throughout his career, DJ BJ has collaborated with several artists such as Nav, Ugly God, King Los, Famous Dex, 21 Savage, Young Nudy, Megan Thee Stallion, Playboi Carti, J Cole, DaBaby, Young Scooter, Hoodrich Pablo Juan, Lil Keed, Doe Boy, Offset, Loso Loaded, Marlo, No Plug, SG Tip, Trill Sammy, and QPe$o.[2][3]

DJ BJ was also nominated for Grammy Awards for his contribution as a recording engineer in Dreamville's "Down Bad" and ROTD3 and 21 Savage’s "I am>I was.” Presently, DJ BJ is represented by Slaughter Gang Music Group, Ruby Recordings.[4]

Early life and education

DJ BJ was born on December 16, 1993 in Richmond, Virginia.

Career

DJ BJ started his career when he moved to Atlanta and began to DJ in clubs around the city and network with many different recording artists and producers. He has worked with many others around Atlanta and the rest of the world. DJ BJ has opened up for and performed alongside many artists such as Travis Scott, 21 Savage, Waka Flocka Flame, Kap G, Metro Boomin, Migos, and more.[5]

DJ BJ had also broken many records by successful recording artists such as K Camp, Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage, Kap G, and many more in elite clubs around Atlanta like Opera Nightclub, Enigma Lounge, and more.

DJ BJ's debut mixtape, Sensational Pt. 2, was released on July 6, 2016, to Spinrilla, which was co-hosted by DJ Marc B. DJ BJ's second mixtape, The Introduction was released September 4, 2016. It has over 500 thousand views and 120 thousand streams, making it his most popular mixtape. Most of DJ BJ's music can be found on YouTube and Spinrilla, including his most popular song, Let’s Do It, which has over 9 million views on YouTube.

DJ BJ is also a highly acclaimed audio engineer and has collaborated with several artists such as 21 Savage, Young Nudy, Megan Thee Stallion, Playboi Carti, J Cole, DaBaby, Young Scooter, Hoodrich Pablo Juan, Lil Keed, Doe Boy, Offset, Loso Loaded, Marlo, No Plug, SG Tip and various others. Some of his collaborative songs were even nominated for Grammy Awards.

Apart from that, DJ BJ also offers consultation and audio engineering services such as song mixing, song mastering, in-person consultation, telephone consultation, song/video feedback, mixtape/EP feedback, and others.

Discography

Extended plays

2017: Feed The Streets, Vol. 1

Mixtapes

Title Album details
Sensational Pt. 2
  • Released: July 6, 2016
  • Format: Digital download
UNIVERSES
  • Released: August 12, 2016
  • Format: Digital download
The Introduction
  • Released: September 6, 2016
  • Format: Digital download
Atlanta 2 Toronto
  • Released: August 17, 2017
  • Format: Digital download

Main-artist singles

Year Song Album
2017 "Misread" TBA

Selected Engineering Discography

  • Down Bad, Dreamville
  • 4L, 21 Savage
  • Sunset, Dreamville & J. Cole
  • R.I.P. Fredo (Notice Me), Playboi Carti
  • Money Spread, Lil Uzi Vert
  • Extendo, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Mister, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Shotta, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Do That, Young Nudy
  • ABM, Young Nudy
  • Joker, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Dispatch, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Long Ride, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Swisher Backwood, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Call Dat Bitch Homicide, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Gas Station, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Hot Wings, Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne
  • Made It, PG RA
  • Keeping Time, PG RA & jetsonmade
  • Can’t Keep It Real, PG RA
  • For This, PG RA
  • No Talking, PG RA
  • Comeback, P.G.
  • Hollywood, PG RA
  • All Out Of Wishes, DJ BJ
  • Intro (Don’t Let Yo Bitch Hear This)

In the media

        

References

  1. "Sli'merre". Wikipedia. 4 November 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  2. "DJ BJ". Discogs. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  3. Jr, Keith Nelson (26 March 2020). "Studio Sessions | DJ BJ explains Young Nudy ending up on Lil Uzi Vert's 'Eternal Atake,' Coronavirus affecting 'Nudy Land 2' and more". REVOLT. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  4. "Dj Bj | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  5. Jr, Keith Nelson (16 September 2020). "Tour Tales | DJ BJ talks lessons from Waka Flocka, memorable Young Nudy shows and more". REVOLT. Retrieved 17 February 2021.

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