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What is DC The Don's real name? Age, height, and basketball career of rising rapper revealed

Joshua Rogers May 27, 2021
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What is DC The Don’s real name? Since he first emerged in 2017, DC The Don has steadily risen in the industry. Here, we look at his age, height, and basketball career – as well as his relationship with NBA star Lonzo Ball.

DC The Don’s age

DC The Don was born on 3 August 1999, in Milwaukee, WI, United States, and is currently 21 years old.

He describes the area where he was brought up in as a “small city” with not a lot to do.

DC The Don spent the early years of his life living with his mother and focused on school and playing basketball.

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However, during his sophomore year he was kicked out of school and was sent to California to live with his father at the age of 16.

He went to Chino Hills High School, California, and quickly begun pursuing a music career. He started rapping at the age of eight and learned by watching YouTube videos.

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DC’s height and weight

DC The Don stands at 6ft 7in or 2.06m.

He weighs around 82kg (180.8lb).

What is DC The Don’s real name?

His real name is Daijon Davis although he is most widely known as DC The Don.

He is also known as LIl Daij and King Daij.

His music career explored

DC The Don is currently signed to music label Run Music, and in 2017 he released the track Everything 1K, which featured in Lonzo Ball’s first Big Baller Brand shoe commercial.

Despite his young age, he has had a prolific run, releasing more than 15 tracks including the popular GMFU, Walk Thru, and Freddy Kreuger.

He currently has five songs on World Star Hip Hop, all with 500,000 views or more. His most popular song is GMFU, with 1.5 million plays.

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It seems he prefers quality over quantity though.

He told HypeTalkTV: “I don’t want to just put out anything… I feel like now it’s turned into a quantity over quality type thing. There are so many artists out here just putting out anything just so they can get the next check.”

In 2020 he appeared in two new songs, Gr1nd and Red Light, while 3AM Freestyle and That Ain’t It Chief have also proved immensely popular.

DC The Don has also collaborated with the likes of Trippie Redd, B. Lou, YBN Almighty Jay, and Suigeneris.

DC The Don’s basketball career and friendship with Lonzo Ball

At 6ft 7in, DC The Don has plenty of highlight videos on YouTube and has serious basketball talent.

When he moved to California in 2016, he started playing basketball for LaVar Ball’s Big Baller AAU basketball team. Under LaVar, he played with future Hornets star LaMelo Ball and became friendly with the Ball brothers.

His track Everything1K was made with Lonzo Ball and, as mentioned, was featured in Lonzo Ball’s first BBB shoe commercial.

He also appeared on Lonzo’s 2018 album Born 2 Ball and collaborated with him on the track Free Smoke.

Twitter and Instagram handles

On Twitter, DC The Don can be found @DCTHEDON_.

He currently has 22.8k followers.

His following on Instagram is much bigger, with 425k followers @dcthedon.

DC The Don’s net worth

At present, his estimated net worth is $1 million.

Expect that to go up in the near future if he continues on the same trajectory.

Does he have a girlfriend?

DC has never declared if he has a girlfriend or not, so it’s assumed he’s single.

He has one image of himself with a woman on his Instagram but it is thought they are just friends and collaborators.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.