Nicki Minaj

DJ Mustard on the beat, and all over the pop charts

DJ Mustard is living the dream: He's produced a number of pop hits in the last two years, performs regularly at popular festivals, holds a monthly residency in Las Vegas and is currently on tour with Rihanna.

Mustard feels like his musical presence is finally taking form.

"This is all about building my empire, my brand," said Mustard, who was given his nickname by family members because his first name is Dijon. "I want my hands in all the pots and not just one. I want to make the right moves that'll put me in the right place."

Mustard's recent move is his latest single "Don't Hurt Me," featuring Nicki Minaj and Jeremih. He played the song...