DC Young Fly: The Multi-faceted Star Lighting Up the Entertainment World & 'Celebrity Squares'

The host has had his hand in many pots throughout his career journey from Vine to Hollywood.

DC Young Fly, the charismatic host of VH1's highly anticipated show, "Celebrity Squares," is a true powerhouse in the entertainment world. His impressive resume extends far and wide, encompassing everything from his standout performances on "Wild 'N Out" to his uproarious appearances on "85 South," and much more.

 Here's a quick dive into the multifaceted career of this actor, comedian, singer, rapper, and all-around multi-hyphenate sensation as we unveil five intriguing facts about him.

Related: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About DC Young Fly

  • Vine Sensation: DC Young Fly's Rise from Roasting Celebs on Vine

    Long before TikTok took over, DC Young Fly made a name for himself on Vine, where he gained popularity for his humorous videos roasting celebrities. This led to recognition from stars like Michael Blackson, Kevin Hart, and Nick Cannon, ultimately landing him a spot on the comedy show "Wild 'N Out" as part of the roasting crew.

  • Acting Chops: Playing Sly Stone on "American Soul"

    Beyond comedy, DC Young Fly showcased his acting talent in BET's "American Soul," a show dramatizing the creation of Soul Train. He portrayed Sly Stone in an episode titled "Lovely Day," proving his versatility in the entertainment industry.

  • Musical Talent: Rapper and Singer

    1. DC Young Fly ventured into the music scene in 2011 as a tribute to his late brother. In 2017, he had the opportunity to open for Chris Brown's Party Tour. Since then, he has released multiple albums and mixtapes, displaying his skills as both a rapper and a singer.

  • A Unique Family Dynamic: Oldest Brother is 66

    Despite being in his early thirties, DC Young Fly has older brothers in their sixties. He shared this intriguing family dynamic during an interview on the Club Shay Shay show. He also revealed that his father had him at 61, making him the family's baby. DC values the wisdom that comes from having older family members.

  • Strong Faith in Tough Times

    DC Young Fly faced a heartbreaking loss in May when his partner, Jacky Oh, passed away unexpectedly, leaving him to care for their three young children. Despite the profound grief, DC has emphasized the importance of his faith in helping him navigate this difficult period. His commitment to uplifting himself and his family reflects his resilience and determination.

    “Celebrity Squares” premieres with two back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, October 17 at 8 p.m ET.

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