Who is DJ Akademiks? Wiki Biography
DJ Akademiks was born in Jamaica on 17 May 1991, so under the zodiac sign of Taurus and holding Jamaican nationality – he is popular for his YouTube channel, onto which he uploads videos of his commentaries on the biggest problems in the society. He is also somewhat of a gossiper in the rap industry.
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Early life and education
DJ only spent the first 10 years of his life in Jamaica, as he moved with his parents to the US in 2001 – he hasn’t talked about his mother and father, as he appreciates their privacy – he appears to be an only child.
After arriving in the US, he began posting blogs on several forums related to rap – he spent more time on the internet than with his peers, as he didn’t fit into society. After he matriculated from high school, he enrolled at Rutgers University, and began working as a weekly DJ, which is how he got his nickname. He steadily began gathering fans, and was invited to perform at several barbeques – so after he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biomathematics, he decided to completely focus on his career on the internet.
Career of a YouTuber
DJ launched his online career by starting his own website entitled “Late Night Creep”, on which he talked about news in the hip hop industry; it took him a year to gain recognition and to become somewhat popular. After gaining confidence, he began adding his own satirical comments to everything he uploaded. This led DJ to launch his own YouTube channel called “LateNightCreepVids”, onto which he uploaded videos of his satirical comments related to the entertainment industry, while mostly being focused on hip hop.
His main channel was closed for unknown reasons, but DJ opened another one on 10 July 2015, and there are currently nearly 2.3 million people subscribed to it, while it also counts over a billion views of all his videos combined – he is focused on uploading videos mostly related to news from the hip hop industry. DJ is also quite active on the Twitch platform – his channel is currently followed by more than 160,000 people, while he has uploaded only 19 videos onto it so far – he mostly livestreams while playing the popular “Fortnite: Battle Royale” video game.
Rumors and controversies
DJ Akademiks has been part of a controversy which appeared on the internet in November 2018, when he was accused of working with Federal Police against Tekashi69, a popular rapper, in a racketeering case. It was the hiphopoverload.com website that accused him, as they are a rival hip hop blog – they called DJ Akademiks a liar and a fake friend who framed Tekashi. DJ gave an exclusive interview to “TMZ” stating that he wasn’t even questioned about this matter, and thinks that his friend is innocent – his lawyer also commented on the matter and claimed that nobody is involved in this case, however, people on the internet still believed DJ to be a traitor.
Love life and girlfriend
DJ is somewhat secretive when it comes to his love life, as he prefers to keep his personal matters to himself, however, some things are still known. DJ began dating Angelica Ggx three years ago after the two met on the internet. They started talking on Instagram, and agreed to go on a date after a year of chatting – the date went really well, and they were in a relationship two days later.
Angelica Ggx is one of the most popular glamour models from the Dominican Republic, and is a social media person just as DJ – they’ve been on and off throughout the years, and their recent fight on Twitch made people wonder if they are still together or have broken up. DJ hasn’t talked about any other girls he might have dated before, Angelica and judging by his social media accounts, he currently appears to be in a relationship, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have any kids.
2 years ago Lil Uzi Vert tweeted that if u 25 and older u r consider a “old nigga”. Well today Uzi turns 25… i wonder if he thinks he’s a “old nigga” now….
Father Time is undefeated. pic.twitter.com/zk6bREY7Xq
— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) July 31, 2019
Hobbies and other interests
DJ seems to be spending most of his time creating videos and uploading them onto his YouTube channel, but he has numerous other interests.
He has been a fan of rap and hip hop music since he was a kid, which resulted in him launching his current career. He is physically very active and has five to six training sessions at the gym every week, while he also does a bit of boxing, and plays several sports – some of these include basketball and tennis. He also has a thing for fast cars, and has been buying and selling them throughout the years – when he gets bored with one, he sells it and buys another.
DJ has travelling as his main hobby, and he has been all around the US while he often goes to visit his home country of Jamaica.
Appearance and net worth
DJ is currently 28 years old. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8in (1.73m) tall, while his weight is not known.
According to authoritative sources, his current net worth is estimated to be more than $400,000, and is steadily rising thanks largely to his YouTube channel.
Social media presence
DJ is very active on several popular social media networks, as this is very important for the career he has built for himself on the internet.
He launched his Twitter account in April 2009, and has since gathered more than 1.22 million followers, while he’s tweeted over 1,700 times. His Instagram account has over 2.2 million followers, and he’s uploaded nearly 10,000 pictures onto it – DJ is running a Facebook page as well, which currently counts more than 31,000 fans.