DJ Quik is a Compton, California rapper and producer. When it comes to West Coast producers, DJ Quik is at the top of all lists. Classic albums such as, Quik Is The Name (1990) and Way 2 Funky (1992) solidified DJ Quik in the 90s Gangster Rap era of Hip Hop. Having put out several other albums since then, DJ Quik made his career producing for others. Known for his unique style of production, DJ Quik has been sought out by artists such as Jay-Z, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and many more to work on their projects. From a young age, Quik started to develop his musical prowess. At the age of 12 he was teaching himself how to play different instruments, and by the age of 21, he had become a multi-platinum selling artist. After having release his first couple albums, Quik launched his Mad Science Records label. Here he would release Trauma (2005) and (2006) among many others that followed. Most recently, in 2016, DJ Quik put out the EP, Rosecrans, a collaboration he did with Compton native rapper, Problem.