Mustard's production style has been described as an up-tempo, club oriented, catchy yet rudimentary melodic hip hop style. This style has developed into the contemporary production style of West Coast hip hop during the early s, which he calls " ratchet music".
Mustard was born in California to Jamaican parents. In a interview with The Fader magazine, he stated that his father was deported to Jamaica when he was young, but that they do still keep in touch. He acquired his DJ name from the condiment dijon mustard because his first name is also Dijon. He began DJing more as he got older, and became much more skilled at the craft which led to him DJing at the local clubs.
I started with him, so for us to do a mixtape was easy. We created this dancing sound. I feel like we owed it to the streets and we're not stopping. During , DJ Mustard released an unofficial compilation album with various artists through the label Thump Records that was called Let's Jerk named after the street dance called jerking in Los Angeles.
YG told Mustard that Tyga needed a beat, so he sent the beat to Tyga. He also produced two tracks from Tyga's mixtape Well Done 3 , the third installment of his Well Done series and his song "Hit Em Up" featuring rapper Jadakiss from his third album Hotel California , released on April 9, Story on November 8.
The song features 2 Chainz , making this the second time he has rapped over Mustard's beats since "I'm Different". However, as stated by Bow Wow in , the album has been indefinitely been delayed and he is no longer focusing on it. B 's song HeadBand featuring 2 Chainz, which was released as the second single from his third studio album Underground Luxury. The single peaked at 1 on the U.
Rhythmic Billboard Chart. Rhythmic Billboard chart. It peaked at 3 on the U. In , worked with Trea Fittz on his debut album, released October It was released on September 30, Mustard's production style has been described as an up-tempo, radio-friendly, club-oriented, catchy hip hop style which he calls "ratchet music". On a compositional level, however, Mustard's motifs also include: an ambient chant of "Hey! Mustard uses the music production software Reason , first using 5, 6 and currently using 6.
In an interview with The Fader magazine he stated, "With this ratchet music, I'm trying to create my own sound. I want to make this to where it can't leave, this is something that everybody's gonna get used to. Like how everybody got used to Lil Jon or Luke. I don't want it to be something that comes and goes, I want it to be something that's here forever like a real culture. As a result of the recognizably and commonality between many of Mustard's chart-topping singles, a number of artists who employ production similar to DJ Mustard's have been criticized for unoriginality and plagiarism.
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