Today, Oct. 12, is the birthday of DJ and turn-up king, Yves Mondesir, otherwise known DJ Whoo Kid. He is now 46.

Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Whoo Kid came up in the New York party scene quickly. Known for his party-starting attitude, Whoo Kid has hosted mixtapes for some of the biggest names in hip-hop from Machine Gun Kelly, Raekwon and Mobb Deep to every member of 50 Cent's G-Unit crew.

Over the last few years, he's interviewed celebrities from all sectors of the entertainment world on his Whoolywood Shuffle podcast. Salute.

Happy Birthday, DJ Whoo Kid!

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