Top 5 Unique TikTok DJs to Follow in 2022

Learn more about our choices for the top 5 TikTok DJs to follow in 2022.

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March 23, 2022

Top 5 Unique TikTok DJs to Follow in 2022

As more DJs struggle to rise to fame in the music industry, they are in a constant search to find ways to market themselves and get their name out there. TikTok’s rise to popularity offered DJs, and TikTok influencers in general, a perfect platform to do so. Many DJs utilized the platform to market their music in unique ways to rise to fame, some of these ways including showcasing mixes, transitions, samples, DJ humor, and more. Here are some of those DJs that you should definitely check out both on TikTok and at some of their in-person events!

1. itsjovynn

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itsjovynn

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@itsjovynn

With almost 7 million followers on TikTok, Jovynn is a Tik Tok influencer known for her transitions between popular songs. Although she is known for her DJ skills and transitions, she rose to fame on TikTok as a result of her POV videos. As she introduced her DJ videos to her audience, they began requesting more transitions which led to even bigger growth as an influencer.

2. Max Grabel

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maxgrabel

TikTok:https://www.tiktok.com/@maxgrabel

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-3141955

Based out of East Lansing, Michigan, Max Grabel is a TikTok influencer with over 2 million followers that rose to fame by testing if his audience were true fans of the songs he was DJing. He would constantly ask the question “Are you a true fan of…?” and play 10 of that artist or genre's song which would keep his audience engaged. Max is now utilizing this time to improve upon his SoundCloud mixes which he plans on releasing in the future.

3. SUAT

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/suatism

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@suatism

With the intention of making the world a better place through DJing and dancing, TikTok influencer SUAT walks around with his portable DJ set mixing music and encouraging strangers to dance. Although he may get into trouble with security from time to time, his positivity and DJing skills have helped him build his audience as a TikTok influencer. However, SUAT told himself he was not going to stop at TikTok and is now expanding to live performances. Check him out at Village Underground in London soon!

4. DJ Habibeats

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/djhabibeats/

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@djhabibeats

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/djhabibeats

DJ Habibeats or Ibrahim Abu-Ali rose to fame as a TikTok influencer for his now popular segment of dissecting samples of popular songs. This not only allows him to appeal to a modern audience but those who have an appreciation for the older songs that the samples come from. Ibrahim has also started to explore segments such as “Mashups that randomly come to my mind” and more. Check him out as a resident on SiriusXM or as a resident at The Westside!

5. The1FS

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the1fs

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@_the1fs

The1FS or Fred Sargolini is one of the more niche yet exciting DJs rising to fame as a TikTok influencer given his choice in samples and his reluctance to show his face. Rather than sampling from past music, he samples from the audio of popular television shows which is what makes him so appealing. If you have an appreciation for the technicalities of DJing as well as the television shows he features, he is definitely worth checking out. Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to say you followed him before he revealed his face.