Elton Ahi began his musical career at the age of 15, writing and producing the Iranian album, “Destination.” He started college at University of Southern California at a very young age, studying architecture while pursuing his side interest of music by drumming in an American band. After completing his degree, he began DJ-ing and giving consulting services to record labels. Ahi has produced Hamsayehaa, the best-selling Persian album of all time.
He has also been credited with being influential in the careers of Persian artists, Andy & Kouros, Siavash and Farez.
Elton Ahi currently owns Rusk studios in Los Angeles, recording house for artists such as Donna Summer, Billy Idol, Laura Branigan, and Elton John. He co-produced Engelbert Humperdinck and the Patsy Cline "Duets" album with record producer Michael Blakey.
Elton Ahi has also written songs for artists such as Mansour, a contemporary Persian artist. Ahi adopted the moniker “Elton” when a radio station interview in Iran dubbed him “Elton Joon” after recording some Elton John songs.