Ernesto Shaw (born January 8, 1975), better known as DJ Clue,[1] is an American disc jockey (DJ), record producer, radio personality and record executive.

DJ Clue
Birth nameErnesto Shaw Jr.
Also known asMC Drama
Born (1975-01-08) January 8, 1975 (age 49)
New York City, U.S.
  • DJ
  • rapper
  • producer
  • radio personality
  • record executive
Years active1997–present

Early life edit

DJ Clue was born in Queens, New York City to Panamanian and Jamaican immigrants.[2]

Career edit

DJ Clue has his own program, titled "Desert Storm Radio", every Monday to Friday 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, on Power 105.1 in New York.[1][3] Prior to this, he disc-jockeyed at Hot 97, until 2006.[4][5][6][7]

In 1998, DJ Clue founded Desert Storm Records, a record label, with his childhood friends Skane Dolla (manager) and recording engineer Ken Duro Ifill.[8]

In 1999, DJ Clue took part in the Hard Knock Life Tour, including a stop in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre.[9]

In 2005, DJ Clue appeared as himself in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, hosting a fictional hip-hop radio station The Liberty Jam.

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  1. ^ a b Jacobs, Shayna (August 15, 2013). "Charges dismissed against DJ Clue after he proves he didn't know his driver's license was suspended". New York Daily News. Retrieved June 20, 2015.
  2. ^ @djclue (November 8, 2010). ""I'm Spanish and Jamaican/ I can joke on both Fuck that"" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "DJ Clue – Desert Storm Radio: The Takeover [DOWNLOAD] – Hip-Hop Wired". Hip-Hop Wired. August 3, 2012. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  4. ^ "AllHipHop » DJ Clue Leaves Hot 97 For Rival Power 105". AllHipHop. April 6, 2006. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  5. ^ Coscarelli, Joe (February 13, 2015). "For Hip-Hop Radio and Its Voices, Change Is on the Air". The New York Times. Retrieved August 17, 2015. "I've been here for a lot of transitions," Mr. Darden said in an interview, citing the departures of previous Hot 97 luminaries like D.J. Clue and D.J. Envy.
  6. ^ "DJ Envy Leaves Hot 97, Moves To Power 105.1 FM". Hip-Hop Wired. December 3, 2009. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  7. ^ "DJ Clue Burning Questions – XXL". May 2, 2006.
  8. ^ "Desert Storm Launches Fabolous by Rashaun Hall". Billboard. September 8, 2001. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  9. ^ "Live Reviews: The Hard Knock Life Tour with Jay-Z, DMX, Method Man, Redman, DJ Clue March 9, 1999 Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON"[usurped]. Chart Attack, Sean K. Robb

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