Don Cannon

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Not to be confused with Don Cannon (news anchor).
Don Cannon
Cannon in 2011
Background information
Birth name Donald Earl Cannon
Also known as DJ Don Cannon
Born (1979-08-02) August 2, 1979 (age 36)
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Hip Hop, R&B
Occupation(s) Disk jockey, record producer, songwriter
Years active 2005–present
Labels Cannon Music LLC., Def Jam
Associated acts Lecrae, DJ Drama, Ludacris, Outkast, Young Jeezy, T.I., DJ Drama, Willie the Kid, Young Chris

Donald Earl "Don" Cannon (born August 2, 1979),[1] is an American Grammy Award–nominated hip-hop, R&B platinum-level, record producer and DJ. Cannon is a DJ who can be heard spinning to elite entertainment industry crowds from Atlanta to Tokyo.

Cannon received "Atlanta’s Best DJ" from the prominent TV program Good Day Atlanta on the channel Fox 5. Shortly after, Cannon founded a full-service production and promotion company, Cannon Music, LLC, to house his growing brand (DC) as a DJ and producer. In 2009, produced the theme for "Meet The Paynes", Tyler Perry's sitcom series. He also produced Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers season theme songs and placed Young Jeezy’s “Circulate” for the national Belvedere Vodka campaign.

Music career[edit]

DJ Don Cannon, based in the Atlanta and Los Angeles areas, has produced a number of songs for prominent hip-hop artists such as The Neighbourhood, Lecrae, Young Jeezy, 50 Cent, Ludacris, Asher Roth, Outkast, Big Sean, The Cool Kids, Fabolous, Floyd Mayweather, Kendrick Lamar, Mikkey Halsted, Curren$y, T.I., Akon, Drake, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, The Game, Meek Mill, Gucci Mane, Wiz Khalifa, Wale, Trey Songz, Chris Rock, G-Unit, Macy Gray, 2 Chainz, Future, Roscoe Dash, Reese, and most recently Hodgy Beats. He has also worked alongside fellow Philadelphian DJ Drama on the popular mixtape series Gangsta Grillz and the syndicated radio show Gangsta Grillz Radio and also produced over 5 songs on Drama's 2007 album debut, Gangsta Grillz: The Album.

Production discography[edit]


Young Jeezy - Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
  • 06. "Go Crazy" (featuring Jay-Z)


Claudette Ortiz - Can't Get Enough
  • 01. "Can't Get Enough" (featuring Mase)
Young Jeezy - The Inspiration
  • 14. "Mr 17.5"
Lil' Scrappy - Bred 2 Die Born 2 Live


Fabolous - From Nothin' to Somethin'
  • 13. "Joke's On You" (featuring Pusha-T)
50 Cent - Curtis
  • 03. "Man Down" (co-produced by Detroit Red)
Cassidy - The Best of The Hustla
  • 02. "It Is What It Is"
Freeway - Free at Last
DJ Drama - Gangsta Grillz: The Album


G-Unit - T.O.S.: Terminate on Sight
  • 12. "Let It Go" (featuring Mavado)
Young Jeezy - The Recession
  • 10. "Circulate"
Ludacris - Theater of the Mind
  • "Rap Spitters"
  • "There You Go"
  • "Bank Rollz"


Busta Rhymes - Back on My B.S.
  • 00. "Light Up A Fire"
Greg Street - Certified Worldwide
50 Cent - Before I Self Destruct
  • 07. "Don't Mess With 50"
Asher Roth - Asleep in the Bread Aisle
  • 04. "La Di Da"
The Cool Kids - Gone Fishing
  • 03. "Champions"
  • 07. "Step Back"
  • 08. "Jump Rope" (featuring Tennille)
  • 15. "Broadcasting Live"
  • 16. "Takin' A Break"
  • 19. "Summer Vacation"
  • 21. "Knocked Down"
Young Chris - The Network
Freeway - The Beat Made Me Do It
Jim Jones - Risky Business
  • 02. "Point Of View"
  • 03. "BK Brawl"
  • 06. "Hear Me Out"
  • 10. "Mobbin All Day"
The Cool Kids - Merry Christmas
  • 01. "BBQ Wings" (featuring Boldy James)
  • 03. "Free Throws"


Curren$y - Smokee Robinson
Young Jeezy - Trap or Die 2
  • 12. "D Boyz"
Big Sean - Finally Famous Vol. 3: Big
  • 01. "Final Hour"
  • 06. "High Rise"
Macy Gray - "The Sellout"
  • 11. "On and On"
Cj Hilton - "We Can Get It In"
Sheek Louch - "Donnie G"
  • 04. "Out Of The Ghetto"
Lil Scrappy - "Ya Dig"
  • "Home Wrecker"
  • "I Need You"
GhostWridah - In Love With My Future
  • 03. "Crazy"
  • 04. "Red Bottoms"


The Game
  • "All Doggs Go To Heaven" (Non-album track)
  • "All the Way Gone" Ft. Mario & Wale (The R.E.D. Album)
Gilbere Forte


Rick Ross Ft. Nas and Wale & Omarion
  • MMG Vol. 2 "Thing Of Ours"
Estelle Ft. Rick Ross
  • All Of Me "Break My Heart" Single
Big Sean Ft. Kendrick Lamar and Royce da 5'9"
  • Detroit "100"
LeBron James "The Decisionmes"
  • Vitamin Water Commercial
2 Chainz - Based On A TRU Story
  • "I Feel Good"
Lecrae - Church Clothes
Chip (rapper) - London Boy
  • "Let It Breathe"


Pusha T - My Name Is My Name
  • "Numbers On The Boards"
  • "Nasty"


Jeezy - Seen It All: The Autobiography
  • "Holy Ghost" (produced with Frank Dukes and Lyle LeDuff)


Dave East - Hate Me Now
  • Nino"
Lil Uzi Vert - Luv is Rage
  • "Top"


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