|Celebrated Name:||Dj Quik|
|Real Name/Full Name:||David Marvin Blake|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 January 1970|
|Birth Place:||Compton, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Alicia Hill (m. 2005)|
|Profession:||Rapper, Songwriter, DJ and Record Producer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Dj Quik is the well-known stage name of David Marvin Blake, an American based hip hop recording artist, a DJ, and a record producer. He is best recognized for his debut with Quik Is the Name (released in the year 1990). This album became a success because it went platinum as well as produced two hits, namely Tonite as well as Born and Raised in Compton.
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Dj Quik was born in the year 1970 in Compton, situated inside California. This recording artist was primarily motivated by funk and soul artists, like Roger Troutman and George Clinton.
It is found that Roger also imparted him the application of the talkbox, and it turned into an emblem for the sound of Quik during his career.
His passion for music initiated when he was of age two because his mom had a wide range of record collections. When he was of age 12, he already learnt to play on instruments, and when he turned 21, he was identified as a platinum-selling artist.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 January 1970, Dj Quik is 51 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2021. His height is 1.80 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Dj Quik started off his career when he attained buzz within the streets for himself from self-made mixtapes by him, and then he started receiving interest in several leading labels, like Profile Records as well as Ruthless Records.
This recording artist was contracted to Profile Records during the summer of 1990, known as the first six-figure signee of the label. After that, he regretted his deal with the label; also, he was offered an advance of one million dollars from Eazy-E.
Moreover, his debut album entitled “Quik Is the Name” got released in the year 1991. That album got success through his two top 20 R&B singles, namely, “Tonite” as well as “Born and Raised in Compton.” That album got to number 10 on album charts; also, it went Platinum by the RIAA.
After that, he has launched his second album known as Way 2 Fonky during the year 1992. The album got certified as Gold. Also, it contained successful singles, namely “Way 2 Fonky,” as well as “Jus Lyke Compton.”
Because he started working for his third album, he began functioning with Suge Knight again. He has performed a portion on the 2Pac album entitled All Eyez On Me, but he did not get credit for making “Heartz of Men” on the album.
Awards & Achievements:
Dj Quik was nominated for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist as DJ Quik in the year 1992. In the year 2012, he has won Biggest Celebrity DJ as DJ Quik.
Net Worth & Salary of Dj Quik in 2021
As of June 2021, Dj Quik has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He makes his fortune from his major career as a rapper, recording artist, record producer, and being a DJ.
It was in the late ’80s that he made an entry in the field of music, working below a stage name known as DJ Quik. During the initial part of his career, he has made self-made mixtapes which presented rappers like 2nd II None, AMG, and Hi-C.
That facilitated him to contract to Priority Records as well as to create debut with Quik Is the Name (released in the year 1990). This album became the global success because it turned platinum and made two hits, i.e., Tonite as well as Born and Raised in Compton.
During the era of the ’90s, he has worked to launch three additional albums, namely: Way 2 Fonky, Safe & Sound, Rhythm-al-ism.
Each one of them became gold but was not so famous as his debut. The rapper has even produced, written, and remixed music intended for artists, and he also worked on his other albums.
Dj Quik is one of those recording artists who succeeded in the music industry by his first attempt, i.e., by his debut, released in 1990 when he was just 20 years of age.
According to this rapper himself, the stage name given to him shows his capability to create records in a very short span of time.