DJ Waffles

Radio station · United States


Widely regarded as one of the best DJs in the southern region, Brooklyn-born now an Atlanta resident, DJ Waffles has bootstrapped his way up the ladder of independent DJs podcast and radio personalities. Starting off in the engineer seat at famed Be100 Radio, he caught a wave of ambition stemming from his love for music and became a self-taught master of the 1s and 2s. His personable disposition catapulted his relationships into career-changing opportunities. Ultimately, landing him at the helm of the top-rated show catered to breaking independent artists, coining him as one of the number 1 independent DJs on the east coast. Subsequent appearances on We TV's hit reality TV show, “Growing Up Hip Hop ATL” alongside his former longtime manager Debra Antney, recurring appearances on VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop ATL”, The Voice, and hitting the road as the official tour DJ for the likes of Kash Doll, Johnni Blaze, and Cyrus Smith has done wonders in bolstering a resume which already included working with Monster Headphones at major music festivals such as A3C and SXSW. With 5 plus years of DJing under his belt, for Dwight Howard, Kent Bazemore Waka Flocka, Desi Banks, and WNBA team " The Atlanta Dream" his ear for good music, and experience in radio consummate new music ventures as an A&R and host of his very own podcast with Dash Radio, Rollingout Magazine, and his very own Official Padded Room. Currently, DJ Waffles executive produces and hosts his own podcast, “The Padded Room”. Through this platform, he has candid conversations with the industry’s most influential tastemakers, executives, artists, politicians, and creatives. Since its launch and collaboration with Rollingout Magazine, DJ Waffles has conversed with guests such as Power 105.1’s Charlamagne The God, Republic Records SVP of A&R, Amina Diop, and industry entrepreneur Damon Dash. For three years now he uses his journalistic skills working as an on-air host for Hip Hop Weekly Radio and a daily show on 89.3 called “The Show ATL.”, 96.7 FM, Valdosta, Ga focus now is to continue to contribute to the culture by providing the industry with his greatest gift, helping others propel in music through DJing, Hosting Panels, curating his Sweet 16 Playlist (mostly composed of independent artists), Official Waffles Weekend, The Padded Tours and A&R consulting
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Genres accepted most often

Rap in English
Chill / Lo-fi Hip-Hop
They want to receive...
  • Genres
    African music
    Indie pop
    Instrumental hip-hop
    International rap
    Rap in English
  • Moods
    Good vibes
  • Attributes
    Strong social media presence
    Unsigned artist
They are also open to receiving...
  • Genres
    Afrobeat / Afropop
    Chill / Lo-fi Hip-Hop
    Cloud Rap / Hip Hop
    International pop
    K-pop / J-pop
    Latin music
    Urban pop
  • Moods
  • Attributes
    Upcoming project
    Young talent
They don't want to receive...
  • Genres
    Canzone Italiana
    Classical music
    German song
    Nouvelle scene
    Chanson Française/Variété
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Offering play listing, interviews, magazine write ups, tour and showcase opportunities and consulting (executive produce, A&R projects)
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They’re looking for...

  • Lyrics in English
  • Artists from any country/region
  • Unreleased tracks and released tracks

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