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Music Producer and Musician; Known for the Opening Theme Song for AMC's "Mad Men"

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Rjd2 Biography

RJD2 is an American music producer, singer and musician. RJD2 was born in Eugene, Oregon, and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

RJD2 began by working in the role of DJ in the Columbus rap group MHz and he later signed to Bobbito Garcia's Fondle 'Em label, releasing the self-proclaimed “mix CD” “Your Face or Your Kneecaps,” in 2001. A year later he signed to El-P's record label Definitive Jux and released his solo debut album “Deadringer” to much acclaim.

Rjd2 later collaborated with Columbus rapper Blueprint under the name Soul Position, releasing “Unlimited EP” in 2002 and “8 Million Stories” in 2003. He released his second solo album “Since We Last Spok”e on Definitive Jux in 2004 and released Soul Position's second album “Things Go Better with RJ and AL” in 2006 under Rhymesayers Entertainment label.

In 2007, he released the solo album “The Third Hand” on XL Recordings, which was a striking departure from his usual style and featured RJD2 singing and playing instruments on nearly every track. Since 2007, the beginning of RJD2's “A Beautiful Mine” has been featured as the theme song during the opening credits of AMC's “Mad Men.”

In 2009, RJD2 established his own label, RJ's Electrical Connections, and reissued “Your Face Or Your Knee Caps,” “The Horror” and “Since We Last Spoke” as well as a box set entitled “2002-2010.” RJD2’s full length “The Colossus” was released in January 2010 on his own label. Also in 2010, RJD2 remixed indie rockers Yo La Tengo's single, “Here To Fall” for the “Here To Fall Remixes” EP which included remixes by De La Soul and Pete Rock.

In February 2011, RJD2 released the album “We Are The Doorways” under the pseudonym The Insane Warrior. His latest project is Icebird, an album in collaboration with Aaron Livingston, one of the leaders of a Philadelphia-based band The Mean. Their album “Abandoned Lullaby” was released in October 2011.

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    Booking fees for Rjd2, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rjd2, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rjd2 for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rjd2 for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rjd2 or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rjd2 or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Music Producer and Musician; Known for the Opening Theme Song for AMC's "Mad Men"

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Rjd2 Biography

RJD2 is an American music producer, singer and musician. RJD2 was born in Eugene, Oregon, and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

RJD2 began by working in the role of DJ in the Columbus rap group MHz and he later signed to Bobbito Garcia's Fondle 'Em label, releasing the self-proclaimed “mix CD” “Your Face or Your Kneecaps,” in 2001. A year later he signed to El-P's record label Definitive Jux and released his solo debut album “Deadringer” to much acclaim.

Rjd2 later collaborated with Columbus rapper Blueprint under the name Soul Position, releasing “Unlimited EP” in 2002 and “8 Million Stories” in 2003. He released his second solo album “Since We Last Spok”e on Definitive Jux in 2004 and released Soul Position's second album “Things Go Better with RJ and AL” in 2006 under Rhymesayers Entertainment label.

In 2007, he released the solo album “The Third Hand” on XL Recordings, which was a striking departure from his usual style and featured RJD2 singing and playing instruments on nearly every track. Since 2007, the beginning of RJD2's “A Beautiful Mine” has been featured as the theme song during the opening credits of AMC's “Mad Men.”

In 2009, RJD2 established his own label, RJ's Electrical Connections, and reissued “Your Face Or Your Knee Caps,” “The Horror” and “Since We Last Spoke” as well as a box set entitled “2002-2010.” RJD2’s full length “The Colossus” was released in January 2010 on his own label. Also in 2010, RJD2 remixed indie rockers Yo La Tengo's single, “Here To Fall” for the “Here To Fall Remixes” EP which included remixes by De La Soul and Pete Rock.

In February 2011, RJD2 released the album “We Are The Doorways” under the pseudonym The Insane Warrior. His latest project is Icebird, an album in collaboration with Aaron Livingston, one of the leaders of a Philadelphia-based band The Mean. Their album “Abandoned Lullaby” was released in October 2011.

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  • How to book Rjd2?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rjd2 for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Rjd2, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rjd2 or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rjd2?

    Booking fees for Rjd2, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rjd2, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rjd2?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rjd2 for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rjd2 for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rjd2 or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rjd2 or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Rjd2 is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rjd2 for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Rjd2 generally travels from Philadelphia, PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Damian Marley, Major Lazer, Mike Posner, Asher Roth and Anthony David. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rjd2 for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Rjd2 - Ghostwriter

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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