The World Famous DJ spinning the baddest music on the turntables is DJ Ant Love (Anthony Waddell). Born in Peoria, IL on February 16, 1973 he was raised in Hartford, Connecticut and now resides in Atlanta, GA. This Connecticut native has been on the ones and twos for over 23 years with a style of spinning that caters to every genre.
In 1987, Ant love realized that he had a strong passion for music. So, he took that passion and bought his first set of turntables and a mixer. Ant Love stayed up night after night learning how to DJ until he mastered it and that dedication led him to be voted #1 and the only DJ to ever win $10, 000 on MTV’s Direct Effect with host Funk Master Flex and KK Holiday in 2001.
Being voted the #1 DJ on MTV’s Direct Effect was a great accomplishment for Ant Love, it gave him a chance to gain a huge fan base across the world and it opened up so many doors for him. After winning the astonishing award, Ant Love became the official opening DJ for Outkast and Ludacris on their ‘Stank Love’ tour (2001). After the ‘Stank Love’ tour, BET’s Rap City asked Ant Love to DJ ‘In the Basement’ with Big Tigger for their big Fourth of July weekend (2001). Ant Love then became the official tour DJ for Russell Simmons ‘Def Comedy Jam’ (2003-2006). Then Ant Love became the champion of the Pepsi DJ Battle that was held in Atlanta, Ga. Four years later, Ant Love was personally chosen to become the official DJ of Oscar award winning actress and comedienne Mo’Nique’s ‘Spread The Love’ tour (2010) which soon led to becoming the resident house DJ for ‘The Mo’Nique Show, the hottest late night talk show that ran on BET for the 2 consecutive seasons that it was on air (2010-2011).
Ant Love has definitely mastered the craft of rocking the crowd and continues to deliver his set to an arm-waving crowd for the last 17 years at Uptown Comedy Club in Atlanta, Ga where he is the club DJ. And as always you can catch The World Famous DJ Ant Love all over the globe rocking the hottest parties, private and corporate events, fashion shows, concert series, weddings, family reunions and anything else that require good music while always making time to create the hottest mix cds to keep him relevant to his fans.
World Famous DJ Ant Love