DJ Raetone was born in New York City, and spent his childhood in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up listening to the Jackson 5, Earth Wind & Fire, Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder. He began his DJ career in 2010 and was a founding member of the CoDefendants duel DJ tandem. He has worked closely with the Yacht Rock Revue, and has spun at Noni's, Venkmans, Tin Lizzys, Star bar, and The Tabernacle, amongst other prominent Atlanta spots. He has DJ'd nearly 200 weddings, and an additional 200 corporate events.