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Facts About DJ Self - The Prince of New York Once Dated Cardi B

Published Tue Nov 12 2019 By aisha
Facts About DJ Self - The Prince of New York Once Dated Cardi B

John Self professionally known as DJ Self is a DJ, music producer, and reality star who is also known as 'The Prince Of New York'. He is a radio disk jockey who works at a show on iHeartRadio's Power 105.1 FM and in Shade 45 station.

He was born on 20 January 1977, in Nigeria. At the age of three Self and his family moved to Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York where he was raised and graduated. Here are some facts about DJ Self:

What's his Net Worth?

Dj Self has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He is able to earn his net worth mostly from being a part of the show Love and Hip Hop for three seasons.He also has his own clothing line GWININ which has helped him to increase his wealth.

He also earns a fortune from being a DJ in a club where he earned $26,850 as a salary. After 2015, he became successful then came into fame and his wealth has been increasing since then.

Founder of GWININ 

Self is the founder and CEO of Gwinin, which sells t-shirts and baseball caps. He is also the owner of GWININ Entertainment which was founded in 2014 which represents hip-hop artists like Mariah Lynn, Major Galore and Dream Doll.

Love and Hip Hop

In 2011, Self appeared on the reality show Love and Hip Hop: New York in season six of the show. After his rise of fan following through the show, he was quickly signed for the upcoming seventh and eighth season of the show. 

Past Affairs - Dated Cardi B

DJ Self hugging his ex-girlfriend Cardi B
DJ Self with his ex-girlfriend Cardi B.
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The DJ has dated the Bodak yellow singer, Cardi B in 2015 when she was not popular. Cardi has appeared on the show Love and Hip Hop where the fact that Cardi was Self's ex has bought many problems in Love and Hip Hop. 

DJ Self taking selfie with his ex-girlfriend Yorma Hernandez.
DJ Self with his ex-girlfriend Yorma Hernandez.
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Self dated Yorma Hernandez who is a Reality TV Star and a professional dancer. She has also appeared on season six of Love and Hip Hop. After dating for over a year, Yorma and Self parted their ways cause she caught Self cheating her with Cardi B and Rose.

Daughter - Kayla Gamboa

DJ Self hugging his daughter Kayla Gamboa.
DJ Self with his daughter Kayla Gamboa.
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Self is the father of one daughter which he names Kayla Gamboa. She was born on March 24, 2000, and was first seen on the reality show Love and Hip Hop.  Kayla's mother's name is rumored to be Regina Gamboa however the details of her have not been public yet.

Fight With Nicki Minaj

In 2018, Self was in a fight with Nicki Minaj when she appeared in Self's Power 105.1 show to promote her latest album. In the show, the Self commented that Minaj has the best album than any other female rapper. But soon after the segment from the show Minaj posted a ferocious tweet about Self. 

Later, Minaj cleared that Self was talking nonsense about Cardi hoping Minaj will make love to him, but it seems the plan was backfired towards him. Nicki then warned self and threaten Self that she will expose him by telling everyone about the negative remarks he has given to other female rappers.

Social Media Presence

Self is active on both Instagram and Twitter. He has 797k followers with on Insta and has 283k followers on Twitter.

How he became the DJ

At a very early age Self-started attending local parties and in one party he saw the DJs was leaving the party with a couple of girls. After seeing the DJ he was fascinated and decided that he will make his career in the music business. Later, he fell in love with music and now is known as The Prince of New York.

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