In the last four years, Toronto’s own Ajay Saxena has taken the Canadian music industry by storm. Better known as DJ Charlie Brown aka Mr.Canada, Saxena has collaborated and rocked the ones and twos for the likes of: Drake, Lebron James, Rick Ross, T-Pain, Wiz Khalifa, Busta Rhymes, Mavado, Trey Songz, The Weeknd and B.E.T Television just to name a few. Charlie Brown understands that his success has come through personal leadership and ingenuity. He says, the key is doing you, carving your own lane and separating yourself from the norm.
With a diverse musical taste, Brown is able to keep his audience captivated on every switch of the turntable and has attracted massive turnouts at the hottest spots in the country. In an industry filled with duplications, his success is a result of a go hard or go home attitude and a profound love for music.
Being on top of your business game as well as your music was more than hard to do, he admits. Nonetheless, Brown understands that a top-notch work ethic and undeniable creativity are the pillars to his success. Thus, he has been able to rise to the challenge and balance a hectic work schedule that ranges from event planning, marketing, branding, podcasts, mixshows, mixtapes etc. Further, on top of maintaining residencies in some of Canada’s best venues, his talent has led him to tour overseas Grand Cayman, Jamaica, and North America (Toronto, New York City, Chicago, Miami, Halifax, Nfld, New Brunswick, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Windsor, London, Barrie).
If that isnt enough, DJ Charlie Brown recently released a single entitled Grey Goose Diet produced by Beat Merchant and co-produced by himself with two of Canadas Hip Hop Heavyweights in what has become a Canadian Anthem with radio love all over the country. With over twenty thousand views of the video, Canada’s largest music television network “Much Music” has now picked up the video and has it currently in heavy rotation.
Judging by the present popularity enjoyed by DJ Charlie Brown at this stage in his career, the sky is the limit for him. With the love of music and respect for his fans, you know that wherever headlines are being made, good music is being played and huge crowds are having a good time, you know they must be rocking to the sound of DJ Charlie Brown. One Love!