Elijah "DJ Thematics" Vaughns was born and raised in Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Music has always been a part of his life from an early age. His dad once being a music producer, and an uncle who worked close to The Notorious BIG, and another uncle who still is Old School House DJ. Music was always around. However, DJ Thematics didn't take up DJing until mid 2009. DJ Thematics has been DJing for over 10 years, and has performed at different state colleges and NYC public schools, many venues including SOBs, Jimmy’s, Privileged Gentlemen’s Club, Milk River, Hudson Terrace, and many more. DJ Thematics has also taken up producing in the beginning of 2014 and has aspirations of being one of the top producers/engineers in New York City. DJ Thematics attended the Institute of Audio Research where he improved himself as an DJ, Producer, & Audio Engineer. You can catch Thematics on his podcast "Thematic Effect Mixshow" on all podcast streaming platforms.