Izzy The Dj
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Izzy The Dj

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2003

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Established on Jan, 2003
DJ Hip Hop R&B




"HBCU Top 30 Under 30 2019"

Izzy the DJ, a Norfolk State University alum, is one of the hottest djs on the hip hop side of the music industry.

Born Derrick Isabell but nicknamed “Izzy,” he began working the turntables because he was inspired by his dj cousins. By high school he was getting paid to dj for birthday parties and basketball games.

Izzy has amassed plenty of awards and partnerships. He has been named Top 5 Campus DJ of the Year, Top 5 HBCU DJ of the Year, and Salute the DJ Award’s Club DJ of the Year. He is sponsored by the popular Belaire Rose of Sovereign Brands.

Izzy the DJ has worked with a lengthy list of recognizable names. Artists on that list include Future, Migos, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Drama, Rae Sremmurd, Teyana Taylor, 21 Savage, Lil Baby, YFN Lucci and more. These collaborations include breaking some hit records. He has also worked with notable athletes like John Wall, Chad Ochocinco Johnson, and Allen Iverson. Follow Izzy the DJ on Instagram and Twitter. - HBCU Buzz


Artist: Izzy The DJ & SLims$o

Video Title: “Run Thru Yo City”

Hometown: Georgia

Hot Take: The tag team duo of Izzy The DJ and Slimso bring their banger “Run Thru Yo City” to life in a lively video from their Might As Well collaborative mixtape. - Karen Civil

"Izzy The DJ x Slim$o – Run Thru Yo City (Video)"

Georgia native and NSU graduate Izzy The DJ connects with Slimso in the small screen interpretation to their D4-produced banger “Run Thru Yo City.” The record lives on the dynamic duo’s recently released Might As Well mixtape and has potential to be one of the biggest records of the year.
Watch the State of Fresh Films-directed clip below and stream the audio for “Run Thru Yo City” via Soundcloud here. - hiphopsince1987


Izzy The DJ and Slim$o just unleashed a new video for their track “Run Thru Yo City.” It’s a catchy, party-ready record that shows off some nice chemistry from these two as they take to their local neighborhood to bring this track to life. From the infectious hook to the well-done verses and the loads of fun they’re obviously having in the video, “Run Thru Yo City” is an enjoyable track and video just waiting to take off. - Elevator Mag



Derrick Isabell was born August 6, 1991 to Jeanetta Clinton & Derrick Isabell Sr. Nicknamed "Izzy" at age 11, he picked up the turntables with hopes of following in his older cousin’s, “DJ T-Nutz” and DJ Huggie, footsteps in the disc jockey arena.

He has worked with celebrities like Chris Brown, Megan Thee Stallion, YFN Lucci, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, DJ Drama, DJ Kid Capri, Migos, Kodak Black, Future, Ty Dolla Sign, Gunna, 21 Savage, Teyana Taylor, Rae Sremmurd, Kevin Gates, Shy Glizzy, Kam Chancellor, Mike Scott, Chad Ochocinco Johnson, John Wall, Allen Iverson and many more.  

Izzy has also broken several hit records in Virginia including YFN Lucci’s Key to the Streets & Everyday We Lit, Q Money’s Neat, and Megan Thee Stallion’s Big Ol Freak.

Geared up for another explosive year in 2019, Izzy is constantly expanding territory, developing new relationships, and partnerships across the world. Look for Mr. Can’t Stay Local in a city or country near you.

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