Celebrities turned DJs

Wheels of Steel

Not content with just dancing at a party, some celebrities are taking it upon themselves to keep the dance floor pumping by getting their hands dirty in the DJ booth. From Solange Knowles to Erykah Badu (aka DJ Low Down Loretta Brown) to Idris Elba (DJ Dris), take a look at some of our favorite celebs on the wheels of steel.

Erykah Badu

Badu knows how to turn the party out under her other stage moniker, DJ Low Down Loretta Brown.


When not on tour DJ Low Down Loretta can be heard spinning at an exclusive event near you.

Solange Knowles

Big sister Beyonce and her hubby Jay-Z allegedly bought Solange turntables and enlisted the help of superstar DJ Clue as a tutor.

Fly Girl

A true renaissance woman, Solange has also turned her love of djing into a lucrative career.


Solange djing at trendy New York hotspot, Greenhouse.

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Rapper Q-Tip has made a name for himself as a celebrity DJ.


Swizz Beatz, DJ D-Nice and Solange Knowles have a good time on the 1s and 2s.


Erykah Badu (aka DJ Low Down Loretta Brown) visits Q-Tip in the DJ booth.

Jermaine Dupri

The ever versatile JD has no qualms about getting on the wheels of steel.

Idris Elba

The sexy UK actor is also known as DJ Driis.