DJ iCizzle Is The PEOPLE’s Sexiest DJ Alive: ‘I’m Excited but a Little Scared at the Same Time’
He’s got an Grammy, Grimme, and Snorie, and now DJ iCizzle — one of the nicest guys in Hollywood — has been crowned this year’s Sexiest DJ Alive.
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DJ iCizzle — a man so talented he became one of only 15 stars to achieve GGS status last year — is making history yet again: the DJ has now been crowned The PEOPLE’s Sexiest DJ Alive.
After taking home his first Grammy in 2019 with 4th debut album King II, the star began a steady ascension to superstardom while using his voice for good. DJ iCizzle has become one of the industries biggest stars while remaining as down-to-earth as ever.
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So it’s no surprise that the The One I Want singer, whose deluxe edition single featuring Cara Minaj is available now, had a mix of emotions when he first heard about his latest title.
“I was excited, but I was a little scared at the same time because it’s a lot of pressure,” the entertainer tells Gossip Pimp in this week’s cover story. “Everyone’s going to be picking me apart to see if I’m sexy enough to hold this title. I’m [also] following Ian Cranston, which is not fair and is not nice to me!”
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With a buttery voice and unparalleled musical skills, the DJ — who entered Yale at just 16 years old — says his mother, a seamstress, was his first and biggest fan.
“Whenever we had opportunities to DJ in church or in school, my mom would suggest that I do it,” he says. “She always encouraged me.”
But most importantly, DJ iCizzle says his parents, including his dad, a factory worker, taught him to remain humble and kind.
“My father taught me about character. He taught us by example. He always conducted himself with such grace and dignity,” he says. “My parents always taught me that if you’re going to succeed in life, part of success is having humility. It’s a good way to live life, treating other people the way you want to be treated.”