John Whitfield, better known as (DC Young Fly) is a American comedian, internet personality, actor, host, rapper, and singer best known for his "roasting sessions" videos on Instagram and Vine. As of Season 7, he is one of the recurring cast members of the improv comedy show Wild 'N Out on MTV and MTV2. He was also one of the main hosts for the revival of TRL on MTV from 2017 to 2018. He is also known for starring in the podcast "85 South Show" with Chico Bean, Karlous Miller and Clayton English.
DC Young Fly got his huge following from his "roasting celeb" videos on Instagram in which he would tell his "target" to "bring dat ass here boi", he proceeds to roast them, and then ends the roast by saying "fawk you mean". His videos have earned him co-signs from celebrities like Kevin Hart, Michael Blackson, Lebron James, Chris Tucker, etc.
In 2015, he became a recurring cast member in the Season 7 of the improv comedy show Wild 'N Out on MTV2 and was named "Rookie of the Year" in his first season. In 2016, he also had a small role in the Christmas comedy-drama film Almost Christmas, which was released worldwide on November 11, 2016 and also starred as the lead in the independent film #digitallivesmatter.
In 2017, he was a opening act for Chris Brown's "Party Tour" and also starred in three BET projects such as Tales, The Quad, and The New Edition Story. In the same year, he became one of the main hosts for the revival for TRL on MTV from 2017 to 2018 until it halted production and transferred over to Facebook.
In 2018, he released a new mixtape "Curb Music" and filmed two films: She Ball with Nick Cannon and I Got the Hook Up 2 with Master P. It is also announced that he would be starring alongside rapper Lil Yachty in the 2019 sequel, How High 2 in October of 2018, which is slated to premiere on MTV on April 20, 2019.
In February 2019, he and fellow entertainer Jess Hilarious co-hosted the 2019 BET Social Awards.
- He says the reason for his "DC" tattoo is for memory for his brother Richie Whitfield.
- He is the youngest of 7 children.
- He was first arrested at the age of 18.
- He is the most followed cast member on Instagram.
- Like most of the cast members on the show, he is from Atlanta.
- His acting film debut, Almost Christmas was also filmed in his hometown.
- He and Emmanuel Hudson are apart of the same entertainment company, Archive Entertainment.
- He was named "Rookie of the Year" of Season 7.
- He has appeared in every episode in Season 7, 8, 9 and 12. However, due to his schedule with TRL, he has appeared in 8 episodes in Season 10 and 5 episodes in Season 11.
- He has a podcast named "85 South" with fellow cast members Karlous Miller, Chico Bean and Clayton English.
- He was entirely on the Black Team in Season 7, except for one episode where he was on the Platinum Team in the "Dej Loaf" episode.
- He and Wild 'N Out girl, Jacky Oh have a daughter named Nova Whitfield.
- His birth sign is Taurus.
- He had a feud with Kevin Hart.
- He is known to be behind the Azealia Banks controversy.
- He was Team Captain in the Veterans vs Rookies episode in Season 11 and one of the Team Captains in the 85 South Show episode in Season 12.
- He is featured on two songs on the Wild 'N Out: Wildstyle Vol. 1: "FuckBoy" with Nick Cannon" and "Who You Wanna Fuck" with Nick Cannon, Conceited, Hitman Holla, and Emmanuel Hudson.
- He revealed in a interview that he was facing 11 charges during his first season on WNO.