Don Cannon

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Don Cannon
Cannon in 2011
Background information
Birth nameDonald Earl Cannon
Also known asDJ Don Cannon
Born (1979-08-02) August 2, 1979 (age 39)[1]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresHip hop, R&B
Occupation(s)Disk jockey, record producer, songwriter
Years active2003–present
  • Aphilliates
  • Cannon Music
  • B.S.T.
  • Def Jam
  • The Academy
  • Da Cannon
  • Generation Now
Associated actsLecrae, DJ Drama, Ludacris, Outkast, Young Jeezy, T.I., DJ Drama, Willie the Kid, Young Chris, Lil Uzi Vert

Donald Earl Cannon (born August 2, 1979), professionally known as Don Cannon, is an American hip hop and R&B record producer and DJ. Cannon has produced for artists including Lil Uzi Vert, 50 Cent, Logic, Jeezy and others.


In 2013, Cannon was named Vice President of A&R at Def Jam Recordings.[2]

In 2015, Cannon and DJ Drama signed Lil Uzi Vert to their label, Generation Now, a label partnered with Atlantic Records.[3]


In December 2016, Cannon was named one of XXL's 30 best hip hop producers of the year alongside Maaly Raw.[4]



  1. ^ "About Don Cannon". Hot New Hip Hop. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Don Cannon Named Def Jam VP of A&R". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ "DJ Drama and Don Cannon Break Down the Rise of Lil Uzi Vert". PigeonsandPlanes. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  4. ^ "30 Best Hip-Hop Producers of the Year – XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 2017-12-27.

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