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DJ Aladdin

DJ Aladdin

Birth nameAlphonso Henderson
OriginCompton, California, United States
GenreHip hop

Alphonso Henderson, better known by his stage name DJ Aladdin, is an American DJ, record producer and turntablist from Compton, California. He was a member of Ice-T‘s collective Rhyme Syndicate, and produced records for its members Ice-T, King Tee and Lord Finesse. Aladdin formed the duo Low Profile with rapper WC in 1987, and the two released an album, We’re in This Together, two years later.  

DJ Aladdin also gained prominence as a turntablist, being one of the only West Coast turntablists to compete in the prominently East Coast DMC battles. In 1989, he finished second in the World DJ Championship.