DJ Mister Cee Net Worth, Death, Interview, Songs Mix, Controversies, Interview, Family & Biography

Calvin LeBrun, popularly known as Mister Cee was an American Disc Jockey (DJ), record executive and broadcaster. He was also a radio personality on New York’s RADIO 103.9. This article will cover topics like DJ Mister Cee Net Worth, Death, Interview, song mix, Controversies, Interview, Family & Biography.

Basic Biography/WikiInformation
Full nameCalvin LeBrun
Born / Date of birthAugust 17, 1966
Date of DeathApril 10, 2024
Age (at the time of Death)57
Cause of DeathCoronary Artery/Kidney Disease (related to Diabetes)
Place of DeathUnknown
Profession or Career fieldDJ, Radio personality, Record executive and Broadcaster
Famous for– Executive producing and discovering albums for rap artists like The Notorious B.I.G. and Big Daddy Kane
– his radio show titled Friday Night Live and Throwback at Noon
– various controversies and scandals surrounding his sexuality

Early life: Parents, Siblings

Mister Cee was born in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. His father Calvin Lebrun Sr. died in 1993. Not much is known about his mother. However, he had one brother and a sister. They were Cicely (sister) and Christopher (brother). His brother Chris is also no more.

Photo of Mister Cee with his sister Cicely
Photo of Mister Cee with his sister Cicely

A crew named DJ Knight and the Knights of Hollywood taught him how to DJ at an early age.

Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nickname or Popular NameThe Wallop King, DJ Mister Cee, The Finisher
Father NameCalvin Lebrun Sr.
Mother Name
Brother NameChristopher
Sister NameCicely
Zodiac sign or Sun SignLeo
HometownBedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City
Last Residence / Address
Mother tongue / LanguageEnglish
Food Habits and ChoicesNon-vegetarian
Hobbies and interests

Physical Appearance: Height, Weight & Measurements

Mister Cee in 1997
Mister Cee in 1997
Physical stats & moreValues
Height (approx)in centimetres –
in feet and inches –
in metres –
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack

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Education Background: Qualifications

Mister Cee attended the Sarah J. Hale High School and met the rapper Big Daddy Kane in his High school days. However, there is no information available about his college education.

SchoolSarah J. Hale High School
Educational Qualification/Degree

Personal life: Wife, Family, Marriage

DJ Mister Cee's old picture with an unknown lady
DJ Mister Cee’s old picture with an unknown lady
Marital statusUnmarried
Spouse (Wife or Husband)n/a
Past Relationship, affair (boyfriend or girlfriend)

DJ Mister Cee Death

DJ Mister Cee passed away on April 10, 2024. He was just 57 years old at the time of his death. While talking to AllHipHop, his family revealed the cause of his death to be coronary artery/kidney disease, which was related to diabetes. He is survived by his niece, sister, and brother-in-law.

After hearing this news, other artists like Memphis Bleek, 50 Cent and Ed Lover also expressed their sadness on social media.

Professional Career

Years Active1988 – 2024

After graduating in the 1980s, he paid his bills by delivering packages for Airborne Express.

Mister Cee career’s big break came when he worked with Big Daddy Kane as his DJ in the 1980s. In 1988, he was guest featured on Big Daddy Kane’s debut album, Long Live the Kane. He was featured on a track called “Mister Cee’s Master Plan”. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Big Daddy Kane toured the country with Mister Cee as his tour’s show DJ.

DJ Mister Cee hugely impacted Notorious B.I.G and Big Daddy Kane’s career. He is the one who discovered a young rapper by the name of Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. In 1994, he was also the executive producer for the Notorious B.I.G.’s debut album, Ready to Die.

He also helped to develop BIG’s demo tape and later passed it on to Sean “Puffy” Combs. In the early 1990s, the same person Puffy signed Biggie to Bad Boy Records, an upstart label of that time.

  • In the 1990s, Mister Cee became popular as he kept showcasing the rising talents of the music industry. New York radio stations Hot97 and WBLS started airing his shows Throwback at Noon and Friday Night Live.
  • He influenced many music artists like Alicia Keys in his time. Jay-Z’s song Death of Autotune also made references towards Mister Cee.
  • In 2014, he became the first DJ to play Fetty Wap’s song Trap Queen. It helped in the launch of Fetty Wap’s career.


There was a lot of controversy surrounding his sexuality. He was repeatedly arrested for soliciting prostitution from trans women in 2013. His radio co-host Ebro Darden challenged him to talk about it, which led Mister Cee to deny being gay. However, he stayed secretive about his sexuality.

Mister Cee Interview about Expressing His Love For Transexual Women

Later, he admitted that he had questioned his sexuality. He also expressed that he did not seek sexual relationships with trans women, but he sought to engage in other activities like oral sex.

Then in 2013, he temporarily resigned from Hot97 due to this controversy and the station’s new music plan. In 2014, he permanently resigned from that job and went on to start his show on WXBK. He received support from many other hip-hop figures like Questlove during this controversy.

Mister Cee Hot 97 interview confession

Lifestyle: DJ Mister Cee Net Worth, Status, Money

According to some online sources, DJ Mister Cee had a net worth of approximately $1.5 Million.

Net Worth (approx)$1.5 Million

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House, Bike, and Car Collection

House or other propertiesA house in New York

Likes, Preferences, and Favourites

Mister Cee also contributed to developing the flavour for a tropical Fantasy soda named “Island Punch Finisher”. Not many people know that this drink is named after him.

FoodIsland Punch Finisher (tropical Fantasy soda)
Music and SongsHip Hop

Less-known facts about Mister Cee

  • In 1998, Mister Cee joined The Flip Squad, a group of New York City hip-hop DJs. It included DJs like Mark Ronson. He later left that group.
  • Alongside rapper Roxanne Shante, DJ Cee was once a member of the Juice Crew, a hip-hop collective.
  • Big Daddy Kane and Mister Cee attended the same school, Sarah J. Hale High School. They first met when Kane challenged Mister Cee to a rap battle in the halls of their school. Later, Cee explained to Kane that he is a DJ, not a rapper. After that, Kane gave up on the rap battle idea.
  • Mister Cee also appeared in the fourth edition of the video game series Grand Theft Auto. While driving the car in the Liberty City area of the game, you could listen to Mister Cee on one of the radio stations titled 102.7, the Beat.
  • During school, he was a member of the rap group, Magnum Force Crew. That group had five budding rappers and two DJs. Those two DJs were Mister Cee and his partner AJ Fresh.

Social media accounts

Facebook pageDJ Mister CEE
X (formerly Twitter) profileMISTER CEE (@djmistercee)
Instagram pageDJ MISTER CEE (@djmistercee)


How did DJ Mister Cee pass away?

DJ Mister Cee passed away due to a diabetes-related coronary artery/kidney disease.

What did Mr. Cee do?

Mister Cee was a DJ, record executive, radio personality and a Broadcaster.

Who did Mister Cee DJ for?

He was a DJ for many Hip Hop artists like Big Daddy Kane and The Notorious B.I.G.

Was DJ Mister Cee gay?

Mister Cee himself expressed that he had questioned his sexuality several times. However, he also denied being homosexual.

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