Unk

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DJ Unk
Birth name Anthony Platt
Also known as Unk
Born (1982-12-28) December 28, 1982 (age 31)
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Genres Southern hip hop, snap
Years active 1998–present
Labels E1 Music
Big Oomp Records

Anthony Platt (born December 28, 1982) commonly known by his stage name Unk, is an American DJ and rapper. He began spinning records in 1998, and, after meeting DJ Jelly and DJ Montay, joined their DJ entourage, the Southern Style DJs. They performed for high school parties, proms, pep rallies, and other events around the state of Georgia. In 2000, Big Oomp signed Unk to his label, Big Oomp Records. Some of his recent work has been featured on the 2K Sports NBA 2K9 game. He is known for his smash-hit Walk It Out.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
US
R&B

[2]
US
Rap

[3]
Beat'n Down Yo Block! 109 21 8
2econd Season
  • Released: November 4, 2008
  • Label: Big Oomp, Koch
  • Format: CD, digital download
104 15 6

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2009: Itsago The Mixtape Vol.1
  • 2009: Smoke On
  • 2009: ATL Off Da Chain

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[4]
US
R&B

[5]
US
Rap

[6]
"Walk It Out" 2006 10 2 2 Beat'n Down Yo Block!
"2 Step" 24 9 4
  • RIAA: Gold[8]
"Hit the Dance Floor"
(featuring Baby D)
2007 84
"Show Out" 2008 46 17 2nd Season
Get Em Up 2012 TBA
Trap it Out 2013
Have a Toast (feat. Louis Rocc)
Wait 2014
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

As featured performer[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
R&B
"Video"[9]
(Johntá Austin featuring Unk)
2007 Non-album singles
"Rock On (Do the Rockman)"
(Montana featuring Unk)
64
"I'd Rather"
(Three 6 Mafia featuring Unk)
2008 98 Last 2 Walk
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History: Rap Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History: Rap Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012. 
  7. ^ "American single certifications – Unk – Walk It Out". Recording Industry Association of America. July 12, 2007. Retrieved April 5, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  8. ^ "American single certifications – Unk – 2 Step". Recording Industry Association of America. December 10, 2007. Retrieved April 5, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  9. ^ "R&R: Going For Adds: Urban (Week Of June 11, 2009)". Radio & Records. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 

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