Funkmaster Flex has been able to build a brand that includes television, radio and product endorsement and development for more than a decade. A DJ on the popular New York station Hot 97, Flex started at local nightclubs before getting his big break on radio. As a producer, he’s working with hip-hop heavyweights including LL Cool J, Jay Z and Nas. He’s appeared on major groundbreaking shows including Yo! MTV Raps before landing his own gig as host of Spike TV’s Ride with Funkmaster Flex, ESPN’s All Muscle with Funkmaster Flex, and another Spike TV hit, All Muscle with Funkmaster Flex. He’s even collaborated with companies including Ford to create custom rides and developed an annual eight-city Funkmaster Flex Custom Car & Bike Show Tour.
The power woman behind Black Girls Rock, DJ Beverly Bond has created a movement that has been sparked all over the world. A former model, Bond has gravitated to music since her years spinning tracks as a teen. After paying her dues, her popularity took off, landing her on the A-list for clients including Sean “Diddy” Combs, Prince, and Kimora Simmons. She’s played major gigs including VH1’s Fashion Awards, the ESPN X-Games, the New York Planet Hollywood opening, Playboy parties, and music heavyweights’ album release parties. She’s had TV appearances on shows including She spun on television shows including BET’s Rap City and 106 & Park, and MTV’s Total Request Live and Direct Effect. Her skills have been lauded by publications including ,Essence, and Vibe. And she continues to serve her community with Black Girls Rock, which caters to teenage girls of color to teach skills and confidence, and executive-producing the annual star-studded Black Girls Rock! Awards on BET.
This dynanic diva was named one of the “25 Most Stylish New Yorkers” by Us Weekly, and has become one of the most in-demand DJs around the globe. From private Hollywood parties to events for Madonna, Naomi Campbell, and Jamie Foxx, DJ Kiss has headlined at some of the most exclusive clubs from the U.S. to international borders. She’s added her signature sound to A-list fashion, music, corporate, and charity events for clients include Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Versace, Alize, and H&M. She’s also made TV appearances on shows including MTV’s “The Seven,” VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live and NBC’s The Today Show as an expert and DJ.
DJ Envy, one-third of Power 105’s popular Breakfast Club trio in New York City, got his start creating award-winning mixtapes as a teen. The Hampton University graduate would go on to produce a debut album in 2003, featuring the best of the best in hip-hop, from Jay Z to Busta Rhymes to Birdman of Cash Money Records. He started BLOK Entertainment, a management and production company that has produced hit tracks for artists including as DMX, Foxy Brown, and Fabolous. He has made TV appearances on shows including 106 & Park, Entourage and Tha Corner, which he hosts on the Music Choice channel. Add to those boss moves his gig as host on MTV2’s Sucker Free Countdown.