DJ Trauma

DJ Trauma
DJ Trauma - Take Me High ft The Dan

DJ Trauma is a true visionary and artist, creating, producing and spinning his unique mix of hip hop, R&B, commercial dance, and Top 40 hits for crowds across the globe.  On the grind and honing his skills for many years, DJ Trauma performs over a 100 times a year all over the world, and has amassed an enviable following.  The question always is #whereintheworldisdjtrauma


It’s no secret that DJ Trauma knows how to make an event into a major success for party throwers and goers alike.  He is currently is on tour with comedian Dave Chappelle, and has toured globally with many high profile artists, including Ciara, Monica, Keri Hilson, Chingy & Sean Garrett.   DJ Trauma has also been an integral part of promotions and tours, serving as host of the Mountain Dew “How You Dew” DJ Battle and the official tour DJ on the Coors Light “Search For The Coldest” Tour, to name a few.  


Voted Atlanta’s Best Club DJ by GIANT Magazine, DJ Trauma’s dynamic live sets have been described as unique blend of Top 40 R&B & Hip-Hop that is guaranteed to keep the women on the floor and the guys buying bottles.  However, his influence is not limited to Atlanta or even the US; DJ Trauma has been know to turn up clubs and parties around the world, with performances from Jamaica and Mexico to South Africa and Australia

When not on the road or at an event, DJ Trauma has been heard leading the airwaves of some the most popular urban stations in the US.  Currently, DJ Trauma is on the #1 urban radio station in the country, V-103 FM in Atlanta.


Inspired by the music of Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, and A Tribe Called Quest and DJs such as Kid Capri , Kool DJ Red Alert, Mr. Magic, and, Pete Rock, DJ Trauma works day and night to continue to revolutionize hip hop music for today and tomorrow and to ignite the scene wherever he goes.   Originally from New York City, the birthplace of hip-hop, DJ Trauma left his hometown for Clark Atlanta University (CAU), which served as the  perfect playground to grow and perform for large audiences at University events, quickly gaining him respect, noterity and a loyal fan base. In the time since, DJ Trauma remains connected to his core audience as well as new ones through custom-produced mixed tapes, blends, mashups, and original hip-hop creations.

True to his name and his tagline, “State of Emergency,” DJ Trauma skillfully leaves all those within earshot with an unprecedented, extraordinary experience that will not be forgotten.

Celebrity Events / Tours

Dave Chappelle


Sean “Diddy” Combs



Chef G Garvin

Kevin Hart


Keri Hilson

Young Jeezy

Floyd Mayweather

Russell Simmons


International Shows & Tours

Johannesburg, South Africa

Sydney, Australia

Dubai, UAE

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Shanghai, China

Lagos, Nigeria

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Punta Cana, DR

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Cancun, Mexico

London, UK

Corporate Clients/Brands Include:

Mountain Dew Kick Start

Miller Fortune

Coors Light

Monster Headphones

NIKE/Jordan Brand

Ford Motor Company

Belvedere Vodka





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Subgenre: Hip-Hop
From: New York, NY