INTRODUCTION — EP BY THE DOUGHBOY PROJECT ON APPLE

At the tender age of 10, DJ Doughboy, born Gregory Crapps Jr, from the South Ward Weequahic Section of Newark, New Jersey, was introduced to his first pair of turntables by one of his mother’s co-workers and it was on from there.Impressed by his inherent abilities to work with the turntables, the co-worker labeled the young prodigy “a natural” & from that day forward, Doughboy remained focused at sharpening his craft. Despite his unfortunate surroundings of the crime-infested streets of Newark, which lured unsuspecting black males into a life of fast money and drugs,Doughboy’s passion for music developed early & stayed focused while excelling in school.

He went on to graduate from University High school alongside classmate and R&B sensation Faith Evans. Doughboy then attended Fairleigh Dickinson University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Television and Radio Broadcasting Communications.

Young, driven, and musically gifted, Doughboy continued to deejay for various venues throughout the tri-state area. During that period, he began experimenting with songwriting and musical production. His exquisite writing skills and street savvy melodic beats caught the eye of Hip Hop and R& B’s legendary and upcoming artists.

In essence, Doughboy began writing and producing tracks for Queen Latifah, 3LW, and Joe Budden. With production credits under his belt, his popularity shot through the roof. He was later selected as the official road deejay for VH1’s Love and Hip Hop star Joe Budden.

Doughboy went on to perform all over world showcasing his skills in places such as: Jamaica, Germany, Mexico, England, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and Ghana.

Doughboy’s reputation allowed him to partner with the some of Hip Hop’s hottest heat makers such as: The Refugee Camp (Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean, and Pras), Kaygee (Naughty by Nature, Jaheim, Zhane) and The Flavor Unit.

An established producer and industry deejay, Doughboy was televised on major television networks such as: BET, MTV and Showtime. His notoriety and unique musical talents patent him appealing and a trendsetter in the entertainment industry.

An established producer and industry deejay, Doughboy was televised on major television networks such as: BET, MTV and Showtime. His notoriety and unique musical talents patent him appealing and a trendsetter in the entertainment industry.

Recently, Doughboy’s music production is taking off as a member of The Addixs who has partnered with Power 105.1 FM’s DJ Self. You can hear his songs “Yeah OK” featuring Kazzie and Rick Ross along with “Talk About it Be About it” featuring.

Maino, Vado, & Uncle Murda. Doughboy has also become the sanctioned deejay for Newark’s Mayor Ras Baraka at the 24 Hours Of Peace in Newark, NJ & the official deejay for actress LisaRaye.

Most recently Doughboy has teamed up with a talented array of artists & producers to release his first mix tape project of original records Titled”The Doughboy Project.All songs off the EP carry the executive producer stamp of the now 20 year plus veteran DJ & both the sultry sounds of female singer “Alus”https://youtu.be/Z85tOQNJWsQ as well as the soulful r&B sounds of Dudley Alexander https://youtu.be/aXUJHnksxd8, really catapult Doughboy into a new realm outside of the traditional club dj.

He has even went outside the box and sought out known pop artist & writer JopauL to remix his record “Open”https://youtu.be/ygRLyWU1Ggo & the remix has attracted the watchful ear of Hot 97 & Love & Hiphop NYs Dj Drewski who spun the record on his “The Movement”show Sunday nights on Hot97.

Full Album available on itunes: https://itun.es/us/o2Scib

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