Deric Battiste (better known as DJ D-Wrek) is an American actor, record producer, television personality, and disk jockey who is best known for being the co-host and the DJ of every season of the improv comedy show Wild 'N Out on MTV, VH1 and MTV2.
D-Wrek is from Northern California, he has appeared in numerous commercials, music videos, Jingle Ball '04, and is Nick Cannon's official DJ and and also the co-host/house DJ for his improv comedy show, Wild 'N Out on MTV, VH1, and MTV2. He has also appeared on shows such as Cheap Date, Malcolm and Eddie, Danny Phantom, and Greek. He was also the tour DJ for boy band, Big Time Rush. D-Wrek was also the main DJ for Cannon's comedy special, Mr. Showbiz and every Wild 'N Out Tour. D-Wrek also appeared in Nick Cannon's directorial debut film School Dance.
- He and Nick were watching 106 & Park when Nick came up with the concept for the show.
- He has appeared in every episode and season of the show except for the "International Women's Day Special".
- He started working with Nick when he met him through Nick's former All That cast member Kel Mitchell and he has been Nick's DJ since he was doing his television show on Nickelodeon, "The Nick Cannon Show" and has been Nick's main DJ ever since.
- His birth sign is Sagittarius.
- He performed the theme song for the Nickelodeon animated series, Danny Phantom.
- Although he is the house DJ for the show, he does not judge the games, "Wildstyle Remix" and “Got Damned”.
- The cast frequently make fun of him for the size of his head and his age during games like "Hood Jeopardy".
- He is mostly known for his "rivalry" with cast member Emmanuel Hudson.