Born in Pakistan, raised in LA, now in Boston, “From Pakistan To LA To Boston” his hard-working, West Coast roots seem to have served him well. DJ Pup Dawg has worked with and entertained the best of the best in the music biz. He's known for working with major artists, including J.Cole, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Sean Paul and he's now consulting and mixing for Samantha J out of Jamaica and international superstar, Kat Deluna. Pup is also developing a rising R&B superstar out of Boston, Jesenia!
Pup got his radio start in LA on 92.3 The Beat. Night jock Eric Cubiche discovered Dj Pup Dawg in the clubs. Pup went on to be on air mixer and Steve Harvey’s DJ in the streets of Los Angeles.
Outside of being the APD/MD for WJMN JAM’N 945, you can catch Pup in the mix Monday through Friday 12pm with the "Back In The Day Buffet", 5pm with the "5 o'clock Traffic Jam" 6pm "The Mix at 6" to kick off his night show till midnight. 9pm jump on air with Pup with the "iHeartRadio 9 at 9" countdown and end off with one more mix "The Takeover" at 10p, Pup is also featured on "Pitbulls GlobalizationRadio" and on the reggae station "The Joint Ch.42" on SiriusXM. Pup can also be heard on Hot 104.7 in Maine on Friday Nights, as well as "Spin Cycle" on iHeartRadio everyday. His talents have also been heard on Shade45's "Lorde & Sear Show", Chicago's WGCI, Wired in Philly, Wild949 in San Francisco just to name a few. Outside of radio, Dj Pup Dawg DJs for Samantha J, Jesenia and Kat Deluna on Tour and is finishing up his Dj Album, "No Color Lines."
In 2015, Pup added the Rhythmic version of Hollywood Hamilton’s Weekend Top 30 to his resume. Each week, Pup features exclusive backstage and in-studio interviews with the hottest Hip Hop artists such as Kanye, Post Malone, Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar, and Drake, while counting down the top thirty hits of the week & rockin an old school quick mix.
Pup will never forget when he was an intern and had to walk Halle Berry through a crowd “she took control because I wasn’t moving her fast enough, she grabbed my hand and said “FOLLOW ME”….lol..Im soooo glad I wasn’t moving fast.”
Dj Pup Dawg has been named “DJ Of The Year” 3 times by SIN, PromoOnly has awarded him “National DJ Of The Year” multiple times, Global Spin Awards names Pup “Northeast DJ Of The Year.”
Fun Fact “when you got 3 seconds on the clock, pass me the rock and move out my way.”
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