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DJ Quik is tagged as: hip-hop, g-funk, rap, west coast, west coast rap

DJ Quik (born David Martin Blake on January 18, 1970) is a West Coast rapper and record producer from Compton, California. He was raised at 436 West Spruce Street in Compton, California. As a teen he took up an affiliation with the Tree Top Piru Bloods, hence why his name is spelled Quik with the C conspicuously missing. A lot of Bloods would let the name “Quick” (because CK stands for Crip Killer) but he chose “Quik” to represent the Red but at the same time in some form of respect for the other side . He grew up without a father and moved out of his mother’s home when he was only 17. He lived in the house as the only male with 8 sisters. His home life was far from stable as he raps in a song that one of his sisters was selling drugs to one of his other sisters. He began selling homemade mixtapes (like “The Red Tape”, 1987) after he received a turntable for his 9th grade graduation and then began doing shows DJing around Southern California when he moved out. He signed to Profile Records in the summer of 1990, reportedly as the label’s first six figure signee. Not only could he rap and write his own songs, he could produce as well.
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Top 10 DJ Quik Songs
Tonite
Born and Raised in Compton
Sweet Black Pussy
You'z A Ganxta
Loked Out Hood
Jus Lyke Compton
Dollaz + Sense
Summer Breeze
Quik Is the Name
Tha Bombudd
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Top 10 DJ Quik Albums
Quik Is the Name
Safe & Sound
rhythm-al-ism
Born and Raised in Compton: The Greatest Hits
Trauma
Under Tha Influence
The Trauma Mixtape
Balance & Options
Way 2 Fonky
Safe + Sound
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