DJ Diamond Kuts does it all-This DJ, producer, and television personality is making quite a name for herself. She is newest face to join BET as co-host and resident DJ of BET’s The Deal, where she co-hosts alongside MemphHitz, a new show featuring the hottest artists, videos and styles in hip hop, and has her own radio show in the #8 National radio market in the country.
This Philadelphia native has always had a love for music. It wasn’t until one Christmas when her father bought her a DJ starter kit that she knew how she was going to leaver her mark on the music/entertainment industry. With influences such as Cosmic Kuv, Cocoa Chanelle, and Jazzy Joyce, Kuts decided to perfect her craft and make deejaying her life’s work. Before she had a career in radio DJ Diamond Kuts put out a series of mixtapes that had the streets of Philly buzzing about her. She states, I started to get my buzz by dropping mix tapes when I was in school. I felt that the only way to keep my name out there was to drop a new one every month.
That hustle turned into a career when people would line up just to her newest mixtape when she dropped one. . After practicing in her basement and hanging out at Armand’s Records with DJ Fat Cat, Diamond Kuts started deejaying at a local sneaker store in Philadelphia, Sneaker Villa, and spinning in 21 and over clubs at the age of 18.When asked about her career as a female DJ, she simply replies, “I want to be respected as a good DJ, period. A lot of female DJs are satisfied with just being called a female DJ, but I’m doing the same things that the guys are.
DJ Diamond Kuts has a Saturday night show on Power 99 FM (WUSL) from 9 PM to 2 AM caters specifically to the crowd headed to the clubs. She also gets the people of Philly moving in the mornings on the #1 morning show, and can be heard on Friday nights. DJ Diamond Kuts has conquered the Philadelphia music scene, is taking on national stage, and next the world one mix at a time.