Founder, Ktone Care Foundation
DJ Ktone is more than a deejay. The Denver native with the easy demeanor and killer ear for good music has been deejaying since his early adolescence. Using his prowess and discipline, Ktone has grown into one of the most successful deejays out of Denver with national and international appeal. A composer and music director, Ktone has reached numerous milestones. An innovator and progressive tastemaker, Ktone has been a member of the esteemed conglomerate The Core DJ’s since 2010.
Arguably one of the hardest working men in the game, Ktone is a two- time winner of Westword Newspaper’s Hip-hop DJ of the Year award. He is also a three-time recipient of CBA (Colorado Broadcasters Association) award in 2015 and 2017, along with countless awards and accolades over the years. Ktone has been twice recognized by the Denver Urban Spectrum as an African American Who Makes a Difference (2010/2022). Most recently, Ktone was honored with a proclamation by Denver Mayor Hancock proclaiming March 2, 2022 “DJ Ktone Day” to commemorate his 15th annual DJ Ktone Birthday Bash celebration.
DJ Ktone uses his talents for good, no matter what city he is in. An ambassador of the community, Ktone is an active leader and uses his platform to educate, inform and enlighten on topical community issues and concerns. He created Ktone Cares Foundation , a non-profit established in 2021 that is the philanthropic entity to giveback to the community that has given so much to him. Past collaborations have been with multiple local businesses and non-profits, including but not limited to, Denver Black Pages, Black Business Initiative, Colorado Access around mental health and wellness, financial literacy and community engagement. Ktone has also worked with The Asfaw Foundation’s Arches of Hope Annual Bike Giveaway for several years .
Ktone believes there is always a reason and opportunity to give back to the community. His love and devotion to the youth drives him to create different experiences through mentorship and community events, in hopes to guide and prepare them for a successful future.