DJ Whoo Kid
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DJ Whoo Kid is a cornerstone in the American Hip Hop industry. He is a highly sought after DJ, producer, radio host, marketing professional and entrepreneur. As the CEO of Shadyville Entertainment, the official DJ for G‐Unit Records, founder of RadioPlanet.tv and spokesperson for several major brands, Whoo Kid has worked with a plethora of high profile celebrities and business moguls. His keen ear for music and undeniable eye for talent have influenced the entire urban music world.
Whoo Kid has been the program director and host of Hollywood Saturday’s for Eminem’s Shade 45 Channel on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio since 2005. This weekly “Whoolywood Shuffle” show regularly features interviews with a wide array of movie stars, reality show personalities and music VIPs. Whoo Kid’s dynamic personality and quick wit keep millions tuned in each week, and interviews from the show are posted on popular sites around the world.
Additionally, Whoo Kid has his hand in developing and marketing the popular boutique clothing line KRSP, and recently signed on as a Brand Ambassador for luxury headwear line Flat Fitty.
Whoo Kid grew up in Queens, New York, and has been immersed in the hip hop scene his whole life. His first foray to fame began with his legendary mixtapes, showcasing a variety of A-List artists from around the world.
Whoo Kid also played an integral role in 50 Cent’s rise to fame by featuring him on his mixtapes. In return, 50 Cent named him an official member of the G‐Unit team. In order to capitalize on his musical talents and to hone in on his business instincts, the budding music mogul teamed up with Nana Fujise in 2001 to launch Shadyville Entertainment, named after the neighborhood in Queens where Whoo Kid grew up. Shadyville manages and promotes bookings for several artists including the DJ Coalition featuring 150 of hip hop’s top DJs, with Whoo Kid being the main attraction.
Currently, Whoo Kid spins for over 80 clubs and events worldwide each year. He has had the honor of performing for notables such as Nelson Mandela, the Prince of Monaco, Shiek of Bahrain and Michael Jackson.
Highly driven and charismatic, Whoo Kid’s ventures also include a remarkable career as a radio personality prior to his career at Sirius Radio. In 1997, Whoo Kid was the assistant DJ and host on the Stretch Armstrong Show on Hot 97. In 2000, he went on to host POW! Radio on Hot 97, which featured new music from top artists.
Regularly featured on MTV, VH1, BET and Fuse, DJ Whoo Kid’s talent and focus to cross musical boundaries has not gone unnoticed. He was named one of the Top 10 DJs by Rolling Stone Magazine in 2005. He has also received five Justo’s Mixtape Awards and numerous MTV Mixtape Mondays notable mentions.
Known for his Xbox “Game With Fame” appearances, Whoo Kid has made his mark on the gaming community. As a die‐hard gamer, he has been featured in Grand Theft Auto, Scarface, NBA2K10 and Midnight Ride. In 2010 he and Tony Yayo participated in a hilarious live session with fans for Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption, and he continues to bring fun in the gaming world.
Undeniably, Whoo Kid is a force to be reckoned with. His energy, passion, drive and pure talent have launched him to the top of the American music industry where he will continue to thrive and influence others. POW!
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