Marcus Clark (born November 8, 1976) better known by the stage name DJ Shark, is an American DJ and on-air DJ personality. He is the mix-show DJ and personality for the Fayetteville, NC based urban music radio station WCCG 104.5 and DJ’s across the country spinning the hottest music, captivating audiences nationwide.
DJ Shark was born in West Palm Beach Florida. He is of African descent and now resides in Louisville, KY. Early in his career, he put his leadership skills into action. In 1991 he and his best friend started South Florida’s electrifying teen DJ crew “Pound Puppy DJ’s”. Gaining much success, Pound Puppy traveled across the state of Florida Djing at upcoming and popular venues alike. Pound Puppy DJ’s landed their first single record deal with M.V.P. records in 1993 and released the single “Weed Head” which sold over 50,000 hard copies. The popularity of that single led to other business opportunities for the group and in 1993 Pound Puppy opened their own teen night club in downtown West Palm Beach.
At age 21 DJ Shark relocated to Louisville, KY where he enrolled and completed Barber College. In addition, Shark also attended the University of Kentucky from August 1997- May 1999 and the University of Louisville from August 1999- May 2001 studying Marketing and Marketing Management. Around 2003, Shark began concert and party promotions throughout the Midwest and by 2005 he was back Djing at clubs and venues throughout the surrounding areas.
Though the turn tables are his home, they’re not his only haven. DJ Shark is not just a disc jockey; he is a musical pioneer and producer. One of his esteemed accomplishments was producing the smash hit single “The Shizz” which became the featured song and dance craze anthem for the N.B.A’s 2010 First Round Draft Pick John Wall of the Washington Wizards. DJ Shark is also known for penning the hit “Who R U” featuring world renowned DJ Drama, which was engineered at “Monster Squad Studios”.