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Who is Johnny Dang?

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In rap songs you often hear the name “Johnny Dang” dropped, especially from the Houston, Texas rapper Paul Wall.

But you may not know one of the most famous Hip Hop Jewelers in the game, today we introduce you to the founder of Johnny Dang & Co. and one of the most successful and notorious jewelers that your favorite rappers have probably bought from..

Mr. Johnny Dang

Dang was born Đặng Anh Tuấn in the Đắk Lắk Province of Vietnam near the end of the Vietnam War. Dang’s grandfather and father both worked in the jewelry trade. In 1987, Dang’s father left Vietnam and emigrated to the United States. In 1996, Dang and his family followed his father to Houston, and Dang began working in jewelry repair.

Johnny Dang first got to work at a flea market repair stall, earning about $100 per month at that time he met with the rapper and entrepreneur Paul Wall. Paul was impressed by Dang’s skills to create grills that didn’t require the filing of teeth. Paul had the connections and insight in the industry that helped Johnny break into the hip-hop scene. So their partnership started and continues to this day.

The two started to show up at hip-hop nightclubs like Coco Loco, etc. By 2000, Dang’s business was booming and Johnny tried to make things unique for each of his rapper clients, using things like round diamonds, different colored diamonds, and several embellishments. Later, Johnny and Paul cooked up a few other crazy ideas to get some further media attention surrounding their business.

Dang started making custom grills for celebrities outside of the world of hip hop. He started designing grills for Hollywood stars such as Katy Perry, Paris Hilton, DJ Pauly D, Tony Hawk, Jeffree Star, and more.

Johnny Dang & Co currently has many locations including, the original in PlazAmericas, and many others. He keeps using his game bringing the world never before seen Grill designs like the famed ‘invisible baguettes’ that he designed for Quavo

He is considered one of the top jewelry suppliers in the entertainment industry, who made custom ice for the biggest hip hop names including, Kanye West, Lil Durk, Jay Z, Beyonce, Niki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Cardi B, and more. Johnny Dang is also known as the King of Bling and he has achieved a lot of fame in the music world by providing unique designs of Gold to the artists.

He also gets his name dropped in dozens of rap songs from award-winning rappers such as Gucci Mane, Migos, Lil Pump, Chief Keef, and more.

Written by: Lofi Edit Team

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