DJ Candlestick

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DJ Candlestick
Birth name Omar Barton
Born (1985-06-21) June 21, 1985 (age 32)
Houston, Texas, United States
Origin Houston, Texas, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) record producer, DJ, executive
Instruments Turntables
Years active 2004–present
Labels ChopNotSlop ENT. (2009–present)

Omar Barton (born June 21, 1985), better known by his stage name DJ Candlestick, is an American record producer, radio personality, and DJ. He is a member of The Chopstars of the ChopNotSlop subgenre, on-air personality for KQBT 93.7 The Beat Houston, The Choice 90.9 KTSU and DJ for The Nice Guys. He is the DJ behind Chop Care as well as many other ChopNotSlop mixtapes.


DJ Candlestick has been DJing since 2004. He is a member of The Chopstars (ChopNotSlop subgenre). He is also a member of the Houston-based rap group The Nice Guys.[1]

ChopNotSlop Radio[edit]

ChopNotSlop Radio is an online radio station that specializes in ChopNotSlop music. It is the first 24 hours chopped and screwed radio station. It was created in 2008 with the intentions of helping keep the subgenre that DJ Screw had created. The station currently has one live show every Wednesday that features OG RON C, DJ Candlestick, DJ Slim K, DJ Lil Steve and DJ Hollygrove with live-on-air turntablism where they chop and screw music.

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