These top-notch players shaped the game and claimed their fame
Aston George Taylor Jr. , better known as Funkmaster Flex is an American hip hop DJ, singer, rapper, musician and producer on New York City's Hot 97 radio station, described by The Rough Guide to Hip-Hop as "one of the biggest players in the game". He plays hip-hop, R&B, old school, back in the day, 80's, reggae, dancehall and reggaeton. Born in the Bronx, NY He got a job at age 19 working for KISS-FM DJ Chuck Chillout as a record boy. When Chillout was late for a show once, Taylor was allowed to stand in, launching his radio career and the rest is histroy.
Khaled Bin Abdul Khaled, born November 26, 1975. Better known by his stage name, DJ Khaled is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ, and record label executive. He is a radio host for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR and the DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad In 2006, Khaled released his debut album Listennn...The Album.Following were We the Best (2007), We Global (2008), and Victory (2010). In 2009, Khaled became the president of record label Def Jam South.
Tyree Cinque Simmons (born April 22, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an Atlanta-based hip hop artist and the official DJ for Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist T.I. Drama is best known for producing mixtapes, including the successful "Gangsta Grillz" series and Dedication 2, which the New York Times called one of the "10 best recordings of 2006".
Tiësto, born Tijs Michiel Verwest on January 17, 1969, is a Dutch musician, DJ and record producer of electronic dance music. Although he has used many aliases in the past, he is best known for his work as DJ Tiësto. In 1997 he founded the label Black Hole Recordings with Arny Bink, where he released the Magik and In Search of Sunrise CD series. In 1999 and 2000 he collaborated with Ferry Corsten to create Gouryella. His 2000 remix of Delerium's "Silence" featuring Sarah McLachlan exposed him to more mainstream audiences. In 2001 he released his first solo album In My Memory which gave him several major hits that launched his career. He was named "World’s No.1 DJ" 3 consecutive times by DJ Magazine from 2002 through 2004. In 2008 and 2009, Tiësto was elected to the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) at the Winter Music Conference in Miami as the best global DJ.
Armin Van Buuren
Armin van Buuren, born in Leiden, Netherlands on December 25, 1976, is a Dutch trance producer and DJ. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 he was voted number one in DJ Magazine's annual top 100 list of the most popular DJ's. Since 2001 Van Buuren has hosted a weekly radio show called A State of Trance and claims to have over 30 million weekly listeners in more than 40 countries, which would make it the most listened radio show in the world.
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