Diamanté D. Blackmon (born January 3, 1991), professionally known as Carnage or DJ Carnage, …
Carnage is currently ranked #88 in the top 100 DJ’s of the world …
… according to the annual survey conducted by DJ Magazine, after having held the position #68 in 2014.
Carnage started playing in small clubs since he was 16, in his home country of Guatemala.
Carnage also worked for Panera Bread before taking off his career.
In that same year, Carnage produced a song for American rapper G-Eazy called “Loaded”.
In 2013, Carnage collaborated with DJ Israel Borgore for songs such as “Turn Up” and the remix of Borgore song “Legend”, …
… and after several collaborations, Carnage released his first single “Incredible” with over 25 million views in YouTube.
In that same year, Carnage collaborated with DJ Tony Junior and made several songs, plus their single “Michael Jordan”.
In addition of that year, Carnage remixed Dutch DJ Hardwell’s song “Spaceman”, which was a hit for EDM fans.
He then signed with Ultra Records.
Carnage then released a single with iLoveMakonnen called “I Like Tuh”.
In October 2015, Carnage released his debut album Papi Gordo, which reached number 184 on the Billboard 200 .
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Over the past few years, the world of EDM and hip-hop have grown ever closer.
Waka Flocka Flame and Lil John have featured on singles produced by Steve Aoki, Borgore and DJ Snake; while duo TNGHT, …
… a collaboration between producers Hudson Mohawke and Lunice, inspired a whole sub-genre with their super-charged hip-hop productions.
But few have enjoyed the fruits of this cross-over more than Diamante Blackmon, better known as DJ Carnage.
Blackmon, who was inspired to start producing EDM after being introduced to hardstyle by a friend, has bridged the gap between hip-hop and dance music …
… by introducing elements of trance and EDM into hip-hop instrumentals, …
… creating a festival-ready hybrid that picks up where TNGHT left off and runs with it.
Carnage has made beats for Theophilus London, A$AP Mob and Riff Raff …
… but it was a trap remix of Hardwell’s ‘Spaceman’ that propelled him to EDM superstardom in 2012.
He’s since become a staple of the festival circuit, despite occasionally landing himself into trouble for overrunning his sets.
Blackmon drops his debut album, ‘Papi Gordo’, last october with a headline tour to follow in 2016.
From DJ MAG
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