DJ Don Cannon is a very popular American DJ and is known for his unique style of music he produces on the turntables. He was born as Donald Earl ‘Don’ Cannon and is a DJ and an R&B record producer. He is best known for his record production company which is called the Cannon Music LLC.
Donald Earl Cannon was born on August 2, 1979, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From a very young age, he showed an interest in hip hop music. He later discovered that he had an aptitude for DJing and spinning at the turntables. He first showed interest in Deejaying at the age of five. However, he did not work on it immediately and only when he was much older did he take up professional music as a passion and started working on it.
Career: Even though Donald started his career pretty late at the age of 26, he still worked hard to make sure his popularity did not drop immediately. He entered the music scene in the year 2005 with the release of Go Crazy which was a song from the album ‘Let’s Get it: Thug Motivation 101’ which was Young Jeezy’s own album.
This song was his ticket to success as it propelled him to new heights as a DJ. He had the rare opportunity of being able to build his career as a DJ from a set point. Most DJ’s have to work hard to get recognized but since his first release itself was a good hit, he shone in the industry.
Don Cannon never let his work falter and kept on working on multiple tracks every year from 2005 and is still working on his tracks. From 2006, he started working on not less than 3 projects every year, all of which made sure his net worth and fame was increasing steadily.
In the year 2009, he worked on almost 20 tracks making sure he had a strong dedicated fan base. The list also included tracks in collaboration with 50 Cent on the song ‘Don’t mess up with 50’ which was from 50 Cent’s new album “Before I self-destruct” and a collaboration with Busta Rhymes in the same year. IN 2009, he worked along with The Cool Kids to produce seven songs from their album “Gone Fishing”.
All of his hard work paid off and Don Cannon was named ‘Atlanta’s best DJ’ by the show “Good Day Atlanta” on Fox 5. Soon after his award, Don opened a full-fledged service production and promotion company by the name Cannon Music LLC which would be the banner under which he would be working. Opening a company really helped Don Cannon to focus on his music and not worry about anything else and help him produce more and more tracks every year.
Don has worked in collaboration with many famous artists the list of which is exhausting. Some of the artists he has worked with include The Neighborhood, 50 Cent, Ludacris, Kendrick Lamar, Akon, Drake, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz among others.
Don Cannon Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $7 Million US Dollars
Don became a celebrity overnight after all of his work with famous rappers and other DJ’s. This made him known all over the world and soon after, he was spinning the turntables for crowds all over the world on an invitation. He is based in Texas and Florida and he regularly plays in the nightclubs of Atlanta. All of this worked towards increasing his net worth up to $7 million in 2017.
He worked on many projects on TV as well, producing the theme music for ‘Meet the Paynes’. He also worked on theme music for sports teams of Atlanta. This made him immensely popular in Atlanta earning him the title of Best DJ of Atlanta which further increased his net worth. As of 2017, his net worth is $7 million.
Don Cannon is an example to all those people who think hard work is not necessary. Even though Don Cannon entered the industry at a very late age, he worked hard and kept putting out quality music out there which ensured that he created a name for himself all the while increasing his net worth as well.