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DJ Daddy Dog is a founding member of the New York City based Almighty 5th Platoon, one of the most decorated and diverse dj crews. Daddy Dog establishes longevity with versatility and transcends the dj spectrum from underground hip-hop to mainstream media. During the late 90's, Daddy Dog honed his skills by competing in DMC & ITF battles. He incorporated his turntablist knowledge into the party rocking club scene. As a result, he earned a spot as a featured DJ on MTV's TRL.

The Double D landed various corporate tours with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, WYBO Vodka’s Hip Hop Tour, MTV's Campus Invasion, Volkswagen’s Music Ed Tour, and Heineken’s Green Synergy Tour. DJ Daddy Dog has performed in over 40 US states and torn down venues from Kansas to Korea, France to Finland, Italy to Iceland, and Amsterdam to Arizona. Daddy Dog has opened for musical acts such as Kanye West, Joan Jett, Fabolous, Eminem, Papa Roach, The Ataris, The Donnas, Talib Kweli, Jennifer Lopez, Ludacris, Bob James, Public Enemy and the list goes on.

DJ Daddy Dog earned great respect among the mixtape circuit with “Classic Reviews” on rapmullet.com, rapreviews.com, and rapattacklives.com. DJ Daddy Dog can not be stopped! His unique ability to combine innovative scratching and beat juggling with seamless mixing is guaranteed to continuously rock every show.

DJ Daddy Dog is currently a dj instructor with The Scratch Academy, the only dj school founded by the late, great, Jam Master Jay of RUN DMC. He’s recently accredited and distinguished as an “Apple Certified Pro” in Final Cut Pro; Apple’s premiere software for video editing. Always keeping up with the latest technology and trends, DJ Daddy Dog entered the newest realm of video mixing and editing, ascending from DJ to VJ!

AWARDS/TITLES/ BATTLES:

Rapmullet.com's Top R&B Mixtape of the Year (2007)
The Pepsi Superstar DJ Battle - Semi-finalist (2007)
Gen Art Spin Off - Finalist (2004)
Gen Art Spin Off - 2nd place (2003)
MTV DJ Battle - Champion (2001)
Sam Ash/Hot 97 DJ Battle - Champion (2000)
Soundbombing II Unofficial Mixtape - Champion (1999)
Guitar Center/Vestax NY Regional - 2nd place (1999)
Battle Sounds Turntablist DJ battle - 2nd place (1999)
DMC New York Regional - 3rd place (1998)
DMC Washington Regional - 3rd place (1998)
Top 10 Mixtapes of the Year/Fiat Boss Magazine (1998)
ITF World/Teams - 2nd place (1997)
ITF Eastern/Teams - Champions (1997)
Battle of the Beasts - Champion (1997)
Rhythm Method - 2nd place (1997)

TV APPEARANCES:

TV Tokyo (2005)
Fox 5 – Good Day New York (2005)
Comedy Central - Jeff Foxworthy Celebrity Roast (2005)
Blind Date (2004)
Strictly Personals (2004)
Entertainment Tonight (2003)
Access Hollywood (2003)
Latino MTV (2003)
MTV's VJ for a Day/TRL - DJ battle champion (2001)
Studio Y/Metro Channel - DJ battle & guest (2001)

TOURS/EVENTS:

Men's Health Urbanathlon & Festival (2008/NYC)
Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas (2008/Caribbean)
Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas (2008/Europe & Mediterranean)
POWERade Pro Challenge (2008/NYC)
Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas (2008/Caribbean)
Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas (2007/Caribbean)
GRAMMY Pro Sessions (2007/NYC)
WYBO Vodka Hip Hop Tour (2006/China)
Rock-n-Racquets with Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf (2005/USA)
JC Penney's Back To School Tour (2005/USA)
Nike Jordan Basketball Summer Camp (2005/USA)
Bonnaroo Music Festival (2005/Tennessee)
Heineken Green Synergy Tour (2004/Jamaica)
Volkswagen Music Education Tour (2003/USA)
MTV Video Music Awards Sideshow (2003/NYC)
MTV Campus Invasion Tour (2003/USA)

DISCOGRAPHY:

New Edition: In The Mix
Return to D-Day: The Certified Majestic Mixtape Series Pt. 2
Vibe With The Tribe: Strictly The Best From A Tribe Called Quest
Leaders of the Old School: True Classic Scholars
guest appearance: CX Kidtronik "Krak Attack"
Sprint PCS: “Blingtones” mixtape
Saturday Night Special I & II (w/J-Smoke of The Allies)
Soundbombing II “The Unofficial Mixtape” (Rawkus Records)
“Rap Up 2003” (Mad Skillz Remix)
Turntable Essence: “New Rhumba” ft. Lord Jamar
D-Day Vol. 1 (w/Do Boy)
DMC Phat Beats
Future Primitive (w/ Vin Roc)
guest appearances: Deeper Concentration & X-pressions (X-ecutioners)

MAGAZINES/PRESS:

Elemental Magazine
The Fader
Frank 151
Fridge Magazine
Import Tuner
Mass Appeal
New York Times
The New Yorker Magazine
Tablist Magazine
Urb
Vibe
XXL

GUEST PERFORMANCES/OPENING DJ:

The Ataris
The Beatjunkies
Biz Markie
Bob James
Common
The Donnas
Eminem
Fabolous
Gangstarr
GE Smith & The Saturday Night Live Band
Ice-T
Ja Rule
Jennifer Lopez
Joan Jett
John Legend
Kanye West
Ludacris
Mos Def
Papa Roach
Public Enemy
Slick Rick
Talib Kweli
X-ecutioners
Xzibit

CLIENTS:

Adidas
American Idol
American Express
Avon
Bloomberg
Bloomingdale's
Bonnaroo Music Festival
Camel Cigarettes
Club Monaco
Comedy Central
Crunch Fitness
Details Magazine
Diesel
Escada
Esquire Magazine
55DSL
Gen Art
GQ Magazine
The Grammy Foundation
H & M
Heineken
Hennessy
Hudson Hotel
In Style Magazine
ING New York City Marathon
JC Penney's
Kool Cigarettes
Lancome
Lotus
Lucky Magazine
Macy's
Mark Cosmetics
Men's Health Magazine
Morgans Hotel
MTV
Nike (Soccer, Running, and Basketball divisions)
People Magazine
Peerless Clothing (Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren)
Pepsi
POWERade
Redken 5th Avenue
Royal Caribbean
The Scratch Academy
Saks Fifth Avenue
Sprint
Staple Design
Steve Madden
T-Mobile
Tribeca Cinemas
Triple 5 Soul
Turntable Lab
Us Weekly Magazine
Volkswagon
Wishbone
Wyborowa Vodka

External Links

Following

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