Based in Los Angeles, California DJ Mustard adopted his stage name when he was setting foot in the DJ business. He was originally named Dijon Isaiah McFarlane and he is an American producer, songwriter, and DJ. Dj Mustard is well known for his unique ‘ratchet’ style of music in the industry. He uses a mix of melodic Hip Hop beats combined with a high tempo style to produce his own ‘ratchet’ tracks.
Dijon was born on June of 1990 and turns 27 this year. His DJing dreams started at when he was 11 years old because of a DJ uncle who let him DJ at a family party. The story behind his stage name is pretty interesting. At the family party, he decided his name when he deejayed would be DJ Mustard because his first name was ‘Dijon’ which was a type of the condiment mustard. Unlike the mainstream DJ who used different music production software, Dijon figured out that the Reason software was best suited to aid him in making his one of a kind ratchet style of music and kept updating his software but always using the same.
YG was a great inspiration to Dijon to create fresh tracks to accommodate Yg’s lyrical genius. YG was a rapper and Dijon felt they owed it to the West Coast to give them superb tracks and worked with Yg to produce some amazing singles during the peak of his career.
In 2011, DJ Mustard made quite a name for himself in the industry by producing one of Tyga’s songs which topped the ‘Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. This song was originally meant for YG but as Tyga needed some beats for his new song, Dijon sent it to him. This decision proved to be a favorable one to Dijon as an accomplished DJ-producer. In 2012, he worked with 2 Chainz to produce the third single from his album ‘I’m Different’.
This turned out to be a major hit which was certified by the Recording Industry Association of America as ‘Gold’. However this was not his peak of success as his track for Tyga which was titled, ‘Rack City’ ranked 2x platinum according to the Recording Industry Association of America.
2013 was a big year for DJ Mustard as this was the year when he released his first official mixtape. He had worked with a host of other DJ’s and rappers for this mixtape which was titled ‘Ketchup’. In 2014 he worked on another song for Kid Ink called Main Chick which peaked at no.3 on the U.S. Rhythmic Billboard Chart.
His latest album was the ‘Cold Summer’ album which had several collaborations with his long-time friends. It also featured YG and Ty Dolla $ign. The hit song ‘Don’t hurt me’ is from this album and features Jeremih and Nicki Minaj. This is also turning to be quite a popular album and it almost seems like whatever Dijon signs on becomes gold sometimes literally.
DJ Mustard Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $8.5 Million US Dollars
His net worth as of 2017 is $8.5 million US dollars. Dijon better is known as DJ Mustard is well known in the DJ circles for his specific ratchet style of music production. He minted money from all of his tracks because his style of music was previously unheard of but still created a flurry in the industry. All of his tracks becoming super hits aided him in getting his net worth up to a whopping eight million dollars. He was an artist keen on making popular collaborations and has almost all of his tracks including his own album, ‘Ketchup’ had several collaborations. This was a power move as it increased the sale of his albums exponentially resulting in him amassing a great fortune close to $8.5 million!
Apart from being a popular DJ, DJ Mustard has made a mark for himself in his fans’ minds and in the industry for his superb one of a kind style of music production which is named the ratchet style. He is truly an inspiration for people looking to innovate and shine through in their own field of passion. His beats are very catchy and club oriented making for some great dance moves. He focuses his music on club themed tracks which resulted in more sales of his tracks!