DJ Hectik is from Cambridge, Ma. He started deejaying at the age of 13 After taking a trip to Puerto Rico and accompanying his older cousin to Clubs and parties he would spin at. When he returned back home he Worked hard to get funds to buy his first DJ set-up. After long hours practicing his craft, Hectik began mixing CDs and looping beats for local artist, his next move was deejaying his elementary school parties and local jams. The feeling of controlling and amping a crowd was his greatest feeling and that’s when he decided that entertaining people was what he wanted to succeed at. Hectik enjoys mixing and scratching records, but his love for The music is what separates him from other DJs. As his skills grew over the years and he realized that playing Baseball was not his future While attending Suffolk University, he decided to produce his own mix CD series, “Getting Hectik” in Oct. of 2003. “I decided to do this Because I grew up in the mixtape era, I loved listening to Tony Touch And Doo Wop, but I was influenced more by the local DJs. I would watch And listen to DJ Elliot Ness, who took me under his wing and taught me so many new techniques, other locals such as DJ Lus, DJ Master Millions, and Roy Barbosa helped me the most and still do till this day”. His decision to break into the Mixtape scene was a huge success and he received a lot of positive feedback so of course he had to drop Vol.2 in Mar. of 2004. Vol.2 opened the doors to numerous opportunities that Would come to fulfill his dreams with music and it was then that he Began taking his music career very seriously at the age 19. DJ Hectik has had the chance to be the opening act for major Hip-Hop and Dancehall artists such as Young Gunners, Grafh, Tony Touch, Mobb Deep, T.O.K, Mr. Easy and many more. Now you can find Hectik smashing local night clubs, college parties, and college radio while continuing to make noise in the mixtape game. As Wild Boy from Hot 97.7 quoted about Hectik, “The Future is here so watch out”.
Sidney "DJ El Sid" Diaz McCree has always had an affinity for all genres of music, music composition and sound/song mixing. Because of this love for music and entertaining, over the past 6 years he has crafted a larger than life persona, which has made him undoubtedly one of the industry's most versatile DJs in Boston, and beyond.
On any given day, DJ El Sid can be found doing what he loves: entertaining crowds through music and keeping audiences dancing all night long. In addition to performing internationally, DJ El Sid proudly holds current residencies at luxury venues as well as premier nightclubs & bars. Most recently, Dj El Sid has been featured on a weekly slot on The Saturday Night Jumpoff on Jamn 94.5 FM, one of the top radio stations in New England. The mark of a true entertainer, El Sid dedicates himself and the night to his clients and patrons by providing a fresh, entertaining and interactive experience which is tailored to each and every venue and client request.
DJ El Sid's style is nothing short of impressive. Technically, El Sid understands the important dynamic that a DJ brings to a night and displays this by preserving the true art of djing through advanced turntablism, crowd interaction and improvising song selection on the fly. Professionally, El Sid values each and every client he works with by ensuring the upmost professional experience when you book him.
These days you can find a dj in every corner of the globe but a lot of them don't know what it takes to be a dj let alone the history. Born on december 20th Francisco Barbosa Jr had music in his blood from the beginning. Not just a fan but Fingaz became a student of music. Exploring the Great artist and music before his time really matured his skills and separated him from the rest. Although He is know for being a DJ, Fingaz started out writing his own raps and had a desire to compose beats. Show casing his lyrical talent and beat boxing skills to his classmates was the highlight of his days. No he was not an A & B student but he always seem to exile in his music classes since day one. Being inspired by the late Great Michael Jackson Fingaz never settled for less and always wanted to go above and beyond in anything he touched. As he got older he was introduced to the art of DJing By his Late Great Uncle Pedro Barbosa. To see how playing a song can control a crowd of people intrigued him and at the age of 11 the Dj in him was born.
Fingaz started a DJ group with his cousin Jnyc calling them selfs JJP and from that point on they never looked back. Being so diverse in his choice of music Fingaz was Djing all kinds of partys from his native Cape Verdean Music to Latin, Portuguese, Top 40, Pop, Hip Hop, House, 70's 80's 90's and much more, he began to stand out from the crowd. Young, Multi-Talented, ambitious, ect Fingaz had the makings of a Star. Mastering the art of Mixing at a young age it left a big window for Fingaz explore his creativity with his remixing and Making Party Breaks. Not letting his age affect how serious people took him he began turning heads and recognized by The big named Djs and Promoters in the entertainment and Club seen. Starting JJP today it is one of hottest dj crews in the east coast and is quickly beginning to be a house hold name. Being one of the youngest djs to rock the Hottest Clubs in Boston and the surrounding areas Fingaz is heading in the right direction.
Now or day Fingaz is known for his mixtapes, remixes, and his ability to Dj and rock the mic while he mixes. not losing his routes Fingaz still writes and is planning to take it further. Also fingaz has begun to make a name for him self as a producer. From taking production classes to teaching him self how to play instruments there is no limit to the title you give him. DJ PRODUCER WRITER INNOVATOR only at the age of 22 he keeps adding on to the list. The Journey has only begun for him. Staying Humble and true to his morals Fingaz is well liked and favored. There is so much more to his story wether its good bad happy or sad he wants to live his life and his story through the emotion in his music and material he puts out. You can find fingaz in the studio working day and night and theres no stopping him. STAY TUNED AND KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN FOR FINGAZ IN A RADIO, CLUB, CD PLAYER, or IPOD near you.
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CASE is an open-format DJ with a passion for music and entertainment, and he brings to the tables over 20 years of experience. CASE, who has passion for House Music, has helped to enhance the Top-40, House, and Urban nightlife scenes in Boston. He is known to incorporate live blends, scratching, and MC'ing into his performances, and is recognized for featuring the latest and greatest in House, Top-40, Mashups/Bootlegs, Rock, 80's, 90's, Hip-Hop, and classic party anthems, into his routines. Whether CASE is performing at nightclubs, lounges, college parties, corporate events, or concerts, his aim is one and only: To always keep YOU entertained.
Ricardo Montiel (aka DJ Rico Suave) Born November 3, 1990, is a DJ based out of Everett, MA. Grew up watching his father be a radio host and took his own passion for music. His outgoing personality is amazing and infectious there's no way you won't be having fun with him as the entertainer. Started off DJing at house parties with just a lap top, but was always known for creating memorable moments through music. Known for "always having a smile" and positive attitude that is contagious to his crowd there was never a doubt that when he was DJing it wasn't going to be epic. Always striving to do better he continues to work on his technique and style and because of this hard work and attitude he has gotten the chance to DJ in some of the hottest spots in Boston. He now has a residency on Fridays at The Greatest Bar bringing a club vibe to the 4th floor known as "Top Of The Greatest" . His support is well deserved. His hard work ethic will continue to allow him to grow in the nightlife representing 235 Ent and JJP. Check him out you won't be disappointed.
Daniel 'DJ Danny T' Taliaferro has been influenced by music throughout his life. Growing up with a father and cousin who were professional DJ's, Danny was exposed to many different genres and decades of music from the 60s to today's Top 40 remixes & edits. While he's undoubtedly one of the younger members of the team, his extensive knowledge of and passion for music and how to work a crowd has brought him great success between his private and nightlife endeavors.
As a young Merrimack College student, Danny T found a way to integrate himself into the scene performing at registered events and working tirelessly to increase awareness of his name and brand on campus. He will always be grateful for the opportunities he received at Merrimack that helped launch his career as a Boston DJ. Danny T was the opening act for up-and-coming artists including TimeFlies (2011) and Hot Mess (2013), and has opened for A Great Big World and Plain White T’s (2014).
In 2014, Danny joined the 235 Entertainment family as a DJ, promoter, and nightlife host. The amount of enthusiasm and heart he puts into his craft is what makes him special, and the entertainment is unforgettable. Whether on or off the set, “my goal is for everyone to enjoy themselves to the fullest by providing them with the best experience I can”. As a completely open format DJ, you won’t miss a beat with Danny T!
On any given night of the week, you can find Danny T spinning or hosting at Boston's hottest nightclubs, bars and lounges.
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