Celebrity DJ, Producer, Sexual Assault Awareness Advocate & TV Host
Zeke Thomas is a world renowned Open Format DJ and Music Producer, Sexual Assault Awareness Advocate and TV Host most recently seen co-hosting MTV's hit show CATFISH. He has executive produced all of his music videos which each have powerful messaging and narrative stories inspired by his real life garnering impressive media attention from the likes of VH1, MTV, Billboard, Teen Vogue and many more. His single, Dealin' With It is a coming to truth anthem that premiered on Good Morning America during his interview with Robin Roberts.
The viral interview dives into Zeke's personal experience with rape and his commitment to #SupportSurvivors earning Zeke and Robin a nomination at the GLAAD media awards before the #MeToo movement was born. In efforts to spread awareness of sexual assault and resources to help others dealing with trauma like himself, Zeke Thomas became the first male spokesman to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and appeared in the national PSA openly and courageously as a survivor and leader. Zeke's mission is to break stigmas surrounding sexual assuault trauma and keep conversations going to encourage other suvivors to live in their truth beyond survival to thrive. It's quite obvious why Zeke is the 2018 Ruth Ellis Center's Youth Impact Award recipient for his incredible commitment to the LGBTQI+ community.
Zeke's accolades don't stop there either. Paper Magazine calls his single, BLACKNESS featuring Chuck D & Jasiri X “the civil rights anthem for the EDM generation." Zeke has been an official NBA All-Star DJ, an assistant programmer at the second largest radio station in America, HOT 97.1 FM in NYC and an on-camera host for FUSE TV, so to say he knows his music would be an understatement. He’s performed on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, ARISE360 TV, FUSE Network, Sirius FM and has been featured on VH1 producing for Lala’s Full Court Life cast member and friend, Po Johnson, MTV and more. In spring of 2019, you can catch Zeke Thomas as one of the new hosts of MTV's #1 show, Catfish where he will expose truths alongside Nec Schulman.
Zeke has collaborated, shared the stage and performed for and with numerous celebrities including: Diana Ross, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Taryn Manning, Chuck-D, Dennis Rodman, Snoop Dogg, DJ White Shadow (Lady Gaga’s Producer), The Chainsmokers, Ludacris, Pitbull, Michelle Obama and Cher just to name a few.
As the son of NBA Hall of Fame player, Isiah Thomas, Zeke Thomas was born in the heart of Motown; Detroit. He’s literally born to entertain!
Zeke's debut single REGRET was released on January 28, 2014 and since then, Cosmopolitan Magazine called Zeke Thomas, “insanely cute and overwhelmingly talented.". Zeke’s club banger, #ByeFelicia is still heard in clubs and on radio stations steadily after it’s release in 2015.
Now as the first male spokesperson to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, an advocate and supporter for GLAAD.org, and an avid public speaker on social issues surrounding sexual assault, Zeke Thomas is busy trotting the globe on his musical and social awareness mission. It’s no wonder that each of his singles and videos to date have had a timeless and deep socio-political message. Keep up with him on social media to find out what’s coming next.