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Latin DJs and MC's in NYC (Powered by TWK EVENTS) is a team of professionals that love what they do. Family owned and operated since 1998. We give you the personal touch and guidance needed to have a great & successful event for over 20 years. Spanish needing events do right!  Contact us here.

A solid reputation and owner operated company, we give you great DJ results and an extra special touch in photography and video services. Offering artistic & educated photographers plus cinematic video capturing. We are keeping up with tomorrows technology for you our client.

Don't just take our word for it, check! See our many on-line reviews and even better visit our offices and see it up close and personal. Our team encourages you to be yourself. Let us show you how we can blend in with you and create an event that is memorable to all and more importantly you. Your #1 choice for NYC & NJ Latin / bilingual wedding djs. See various testiminolials on our Video page!

Our team

BIO: DJ Prophet was born in NYC Hollis Queens. Influenced by a neighboorhood that was the melting pot of music from many generations (Latin, Rock, Punk, New Wave) then the birth place of HIP-HOP and Reggae of the 80's. As the youngest of 4 siblings and son of parents that came from the island of PUERTO RICO, DJ Prophet soon learned his heritage and was introduced to Salsa, Merengue, Bachata & Cumbia in his later teen years. He was a student at John Jay College and NY Paralegal School. Working for various Law Firms in NYC & NJ, he always keep music at an arms length. While working a 9-5 and DJING in the club circut he perfected his style of Latin and English mash-ups. In 1997 Jose and his Mother opened Margarita's Kitchen Spanish restaurant in NJ. One year later TWK Events was born as The Music Kitchen DJ's. A few years later when Photography was introduced to the company they changed the name to The Wedding Kitchen, TWK Events. After 13 years, the food business was sold and Jose worked the event service business fulltime along with his wife and six members of family and freinds. Together they are a team that brings a hugh amount of knowledge and FLAVOR to the table. Original innovators and leaders in the industry.

 

Melanie Oliveras, Lead Photographer and Co-Founder is the backbone of our company. As a native Woodbridge NJ girl Melanie has been involved with the town of Woodbridge behind the scene since the year 1997. Melanie attended Middlesex College for photography instruction and learned about photography from some of the best event photographers in NJ in the early stages of her career. Since the year 2007 Melanie took over the drivers seat and has become one of the most respected photo journalistic photographer in all of NJ. Her personable approach with all clients is a comfort to all involved. See her samples on the photography page and judge for yourself.

 

Al G is another Lead Photographer. Al has mastered the photo journalistic approach along with his eye for the quick action moments. A great team player and family member.

One of Al's specialty's is the long range zoom shot. Unobstructive and very knowledgeable around the Canon 5D Mark II & Mark III along with his Photo-shop skills are super and a great addition to our crew. See Al's sample work on the photography page!

 

Jesse R is our lead videographer. The newest member to our team Jesse is a compliment to our group. Well rounded, Jesse is a professional Videographer/Editor. He hold a Bachelors degree in Filmmaking and Video Production from Montclair State University. Some of his experience is shooting and producing short films, commercials, weddings and corporate event videos. See some of his arsenal: Canon 5D Mark 2, Canon 60d DSLR ​, Canon 7D DSLR, Panasonic HMC-150 camera, Smooth head tripods, H4n Zoom Audio recorder, Wireless lav mics, Azden Shotgun Mic with Boom, 2000 watt Softbox light kit, 3 50 watt spot lights, Slider,10' Crane/Jib,  Green Screen, Black Backdrops, Glidecam 2000.

 

DJ/MC Chuckie, born in Ecuador is another part of TWK's success. Influenced by a younger generation of DJ's he is well diversified in the old and new age of music. Mentored for the last five years by the Founder DJ Prophet, Chuck has learned much about the industry and art of moving a crowd. Chuck has played precessions for a couple of bands and is flavorful on the timbales and congas. This rising star is fluent in Spanish and English and knows the importance of learning from veterans while mastering the art of mixing. Chuck is college educated and an Engineer by profession but DJ by heart.

 

DJ/MC Holiday NYC was born in Paterson NJ. A constant DJ on CyberJamz.com, Holiday was influenced by the likes of Little Louie Vega, Jelly Bean, Todd Terry and others in the deep house and Latin community. The youngest of four sisters Holiday has always been in touch with a woman's point of view and concerns. He also is from the Island of Puerto Rico where he often migrates for a guest appearance at the local favorite spots. One of the club worlds veterans, Holiday has traveled to the far corners of the globe. Playing for the masses overseas in Japan, Britain, Holland, China, France & Italy.  Being an educator and head I.T. guy  for an international business consultant firm has allowed Holiday to live his dream around the world. One of the original members of The Wedding Kitchen, Holiday is a Master of American and Latin music and a super American and Bilingual MC.

 

DJ/MC Al Wepa was born in Brooklyn NYC. Home of the Pioneers, Notorious BIG & Jay Z. His parents originating from the Island of Puerto Rico. Influenced by some of the same pioneering DJs of Latin and club such as Vega, Todd Terry, Knowles and other bilingual music playing legends. Growing up Brooklyn strong, Wepa absorbed everything and then some that such a diverse neighborhood has to offer. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and always reliable Wepa is a leader and an original member of the TWK Pack. A Masterful Mixing machine, College educated and a certified electrician makes Wepa a fierce man to recon with. One of the original members of The Wedding Kitchen.

 

DJ/MC Feary is the youngest of the pack. Our newest addition to the TWK family originates from the Island Of the Dominican Republic. As a club circuit DJ he has been mixing the flavors of Merengue, Bachata and Salsa for the Latino American circuit in the NJ & NYC area for the last 6 year. Well rounded in club and hip-hop as-well make Feary a favorite in the sweet 16 and very young adult crowd. Feary is fierce on the one's and two's and has been learning from veterans like DJ Prophet and Holiday the ins and outs of a private affair. A raising star.

 

Violinist / Producer: Perry L is a master violinist and guitar professional. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston MA. He has worked with professonal producers such as Ike Turner, Anna Gay (Marvin Gayes widow) and other Motown producers. He is a music teacher and a super addition to any ceremony and/or cocktail. Perry and DJ Prophet have worked on original music remixes that include popular pop, dance, classical, rock, latin and hip-hop music. TWK can customize any aspect of your wedding and music. Inquire and make your intro song, first dance or other unique.

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