DJ GQ was born Gary Hardie in Miami, Florida, and raised in Jamaica by Cuban/Chinese Jamaican parents.
He's affiliated with Akon, DMX, Skip Marley, Mr. Vegas and has been Kevin Lyttle's tour DJ since "Turn Me On" was one of the top songs in the world. GQ dropped his first album "Is It You?" On October 9th 2020, which charted #1 on the iTunes Reggae charts in its first 2 hours, and #10 on the Billboard Reggae charts in its second week. He continues to perform internationally throughout the year while holding South Florida nightclub residencies weekly.
DJ GQ was on Remix Top 30 with Hollywood Hamilton in 150 cities (One of the biggest syndicated shows in the US, iHeart/Premiere Networks), was the first Top40 Mixer on Y100, and is currently on Y100 Miami (iHeart) weekly. He also does specialty shows on Bob Marley's Tuff Gong Radio (SirusXM).