Who is Dj Pdogg
As a freshmen in college, Perry E. Tankard II began his journey as a DJ spinning for a traveling ministry team on scholarship called the SOAR Dunk team. That is where he adopted the stage name DJ PDOGG which stands for "Perry Depends on Gods Grace". Since 2002 he has traveled all over the US and internationally using music to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through hip hop. He holds a B.S. in Communications and M.A. in Discipleship from Liberty University. He currently is one of the tour DJs for Reach Records and 116 ( Lecrae, This'l, Sho Baraka, Tripp Lee, Tedashii).
He has received recognition from the National Religious Broadcasters Convention (NRB) and is a 2 time NRB award winner for his radio show "@Djpdogg #Inthemix" which plays the best in hip hop and rhythm and gospel music airing since 2003. This show currently airs on award winning Yes Lord Radio; DaSouth Radio Network; Ill Flight Radio; The Promise Network and a host of other FM/internet stations. DJ PDOGG also hosts a weekly @Djpdogg #Inthemix podcast found on Itunes. Most recently DJ PDOGG received notable Gospel Announcer Recognition from the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2012 in Nashville,TN.
Outside of his work life he is a dedicated husband and father to his college sweetheart, Zion Tankard, and their girl/boy twins Dana and Perry III. They reside in Durham, NC and are faithful to their church home and community with a heart to reach the inner city.
Dj Pdogg Facts
Host of @Djpdogg #Inthemix Radio show and Podcast (2004-Present)
Tour Dj for Soar Dunk Team 2002-2004
Tour Dj for Humble Tip 2005-2010 (Liberty University Hip Hop team)
Rock the River Tour Canada with Tedashii 2010
Beautiful Light Concert Series 2011 (Reach Records)
Unashamed Tour Australia 2011 (Reach Records)
Rehab Tour 2011 (Lecrae)
Unashamed Tour Africa 2011 (Reach Records)
Premier Festivals 2012 (Lecrae)
Unashamed Tour 2012 (Reach Records, Canada)
What people are saying about Dj Pdogg
“Working with Dj Pdogg on several events and projects with our youth ministry has been more than professional, it is a relaxed and comfortable relationship that he has formed with our leadership team, my students, and myself. They really enjoy having him apart of our ministry” -Marselo “Selo” Lozano Waco, Tx(Author and Youth Pastor)
“Pdogg has been a tremendous asset in my live stage performance, he has an incredible servants heart and desire to see God glorified in all he does.” -KJ-52 (Christian hip hop artist)
“Dj Pdogg is a super guy to work with and has been a great asset to our ministry. He is a modern day Paul with a mixing board becoming all things to all people and using the vehicles of todays music to get the Word of God out.” -John Walker Va Beach, Va (Youth Pastor London Bridge Baptist Church)
“Dj Pdogg is a man I consider a friend. I appreciate his drive and desire to be excellent in all he does. Whenever we have a chance to work together I look forward to it because he is a great asset to my team and any team.”- Tedashii (Christian Hip Hop Artist)
Book Dj Pdogg for your next event.
Dj Pdogg can also create a custom mix tape for you and your organization to be used for outreaches.
The Gear Dj Pdogg uses
2 Numark TT200 Direct Drive Turntables
2 Shure M44-7 Cartridges
1 Behringer DDM-4000 Professional Digital Dj Mixer
Serato Scratch Live SL-1
M-Audio Uno Midi interface
1 Stanton Uberstand (Lap Top stand)
2 Turn table cases by Road Ready
15" MacBook Pro
Zoom R16 Recorder: Interface: Controller
Adobe Audition CS5.5