Clifton Charles Scott, better known as “DJ Aphillyated”, is an up and coming disc jockey.
Growing up in mt. Airy, Philadelphia, Aphillyated has been an inspiration to the new generation of kids growing up on the 1300 block of Johnson. Being the youngest of four, raised in a single parent home, Aphillyated turned to his passion and love for music in the toughest times of his life, even though he was unable to afford any DJ equipment. His father Marc & Uncle jay Scott sparked his interest in music.
"My uncle's favorite artist was biggie smalls, My dad played all hip hop starting from the 70's and some 60's" - Aphillyated Said.
It was not until he attended Delaware State University, a historical black college, that he started taking this hobby seriously. He started his career using virtual DJ, learning the different aspects and techniques.
"After dropping housing off his tuition bill, he used his refund check to finally buy DJ equipment.
That was my first gig and it paid me $400.00. All because another dj ruined his chance. i got it!!!!
Since then, Aphillyated started making a name for himself, and was able to work under well-known DSU DJ “Gifted Hands.”
"Gifted hands showed me the fundamentals of being a DJ. What the do's & Do not's were. he took me under the wing when he didn't have to. Dj Ovaflow rocked with me since he first heard me spin. when ovaflow introduced us Giftedhands must of saw the same fire"
Besides being a DJ, Aphillyated is also familiar with operating sound systems & lighting equipment for various events and programs. also Being a producer. His first produced project drops August 3rd, 2017. Where he create's 7 out the 12 tracks for a diverse lyricist. Aphillyated confessed that some of his past difficulties were taking criticism and failure.
However, those tribulations have helped birth aphillyated productions. which is a platform for artist to independently gain support We are here to shed light on the talent hidden within our communities. Aphillyated productions is a Multifaceted organization that will cover professions such as: fashion, photography, News, art & much more. aphillyated productions will be providing free studio time, free beats for label artist, discounted video & photoshoots. Do you want to become aphillyated?
dj/producer/engineer: Clifton "Dj Aphillyated" Scott