From South Bronx to South Durham, DJ Wade Banner is the perfect blend of big city, Northern flavor mixed with Southern Hospitality. Most notably known for his #1 rated mix show, the “Drive At 5” on Radio One Raleigh’s WQOK 97.5FM, DJ Wade Banner is a fixture in the North Carolina music scene.
Wade Banner’s humble beginnings gave him the desire and drive to take advantage of all life’s luxuries. Even in the streets, Wade Banner stood out from the crowd by having a hunger for more and living life with honor. The honor code is a lifestyle decision that DJ Wade Banner incorporates even in the progression of his career in an industry that lives by no rules.
Accomplishments and accolades have followed DJ Wade Banner from youth as he was named the high school senior superlative, "Most Talented". Fast forward to today, he is a 2x winner of the Carolina Music Awards, DJ of the Year (2015 & 2016) and currently nominated for the Southern Entertainment Awards Best Blend DJ (2017). Building relationships and lifestyle marketing has also afforded him endorsements with companies such as Effen Vodka, Happy Juice, Black Bottle Boys and mp3waxx.com
DJ Wade Banner has appeared on stage with a slew of major artists including Future, 2 Chainz, Kevin Hart, Yo Gotti, Migos, Doug E Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, Jazmin Sullivan, Monica, 21 Savage and more. He has also worked with corporate companies such as Pepsi, Target, Kroger, Charlotte Hornets, Duke Medicine and others.
A hometown champion, DJ Wade Banner is a major part of the community taking part in community projects such as the End of Grade Pep Rally Tour, Kuts 4 Kids Back to School program, Thanksgiving Turkey Drives and more.
In addition to radio, clubs and corporate events, DJ Wade Banner is breaking into the music scene with his debut album entitled, Honorable. The album features Wade Banner in producer form and will include artists like Zoey Dollaz, Swift, Colonel Loud, Fatt Sosa, Uncle Murda, Maino and others. The transition into the music business came after helping to break major records from DJ Luke Nastyy, D.R.A.M., Colonel Loud, Baby Jesus and more.
Keep up with DJ Wade Banner’s journey on social media by following @DJWadeBanner.