For a truly unforgettable experience, special request Master of Ceremonies, Erika, for your upcoming Event. With experience officiating all manner of private and corporate events (including hosting events for several of the Fortune 500), Erika’s voice and boundless energy motivates even the most stoic to ‘move’ and ‘get involved’. As a professional dancer specializing in styles from ballet to B-Girling (commonly known as breakdancing), Erika can expertly ‘read’ the audience and initiate the right moves to spur the crowd. Even two-steppers and step-clappers are hard pressed to resist putting their best efforts forward to show what they are capable of and enjoying themselves to the fullest. Erika is also a fitness personal trainer so, she is well versed in keeping both spirits and energies high for the duration.
Parvez always had an attraction to music and entertainment and at the young age of 15, started marking his territory by MC-ing and hosting events all over the city. Although incredibly young, he quickly proved to be far from an amateur. His confidence and poise on stage captured audience members' attention and prepped them for exciting performances to come. Immediately, promoters and organizers, program directors started taking note of Parvez's skills and began requesting him to host shows, events and parties all across New York City. Parvez personally secured some of the biggest names in music to perform alongside his hosting, earning him the name "Host With The Most". Fat Joe, Red Café and Notch plus renowned reggae artist Sean Paul Gyptian, Fabulous, Neyo, Vikter Duplaix, Jay Sean and South Asian heavy hitters, Da Bilz and Raghav, actor Irrfan Khan (Slumdog Millionaire, The Amazing Spiderman) - to name a few. Parvez is currently the host for HBO Latino Red carpet events in NYC & Sahara One Dish network tv which airs world wide 8 different countries 300 million plus viewers. Today, he is working harder than ever and constantly strives to do things "bigger and better." He continues to host and MC shows throughout New York. His future goals include launching his own radio station and television show. His unrelenting determination and hard work make it clear that for Parvez, the sky is truly the limit.
Robert Taylor Jr. is an American entertainer whose goal is to inspire and spread love and peace to people of all ages through music and dance. Robert Taylor Jr. was born and raised in Coney Island and developed a love for music and dance as a young child. He graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a B.A. in Dance and a minor in Musical Theatre and has performed in several musicals. Robert performed for Michael Jackson, in 2002 with a singing/dancing group called ‘Uneti”. He was also selected as one of the top 16 contestants for Season 8 of So You Think You Can Dance. Other credits include American Idol Season 3, MTV’s ‘Say What? Karaoke (in which he won 2 shows and made it to the finals in 2003 and 2007), performed in Kat Deluna’s Whine Up music video, and performed in the national tour of Hairspray as a singer/dancer/actor in 2008. He has performed for Michael Jackson at Webster Hall for Sony Music, and danced for L.L Cool J at Carnegie Hall for the CBS Network Rundown. He also performed with Rihanna as a recording artist/entertainer for the Peace and Love festival in Sweden in 2012. Robert recently performed in Rihanna’s Budweiser commercial. This past summer, he was a part of America’s Got Talent as a finalist with The Mothmen dance group.
Indio combines years of dance instruction since 1998 with DJ services since 2006. His collection of over 80,000 songs, music and dance experience create a unique style of engaged entertainment. Besides private events, resorts, and cruise ships, he has performed at three of Orlando’s biggest theme parks, Universal Studios, Disney, and Sea World. Orlando is not the first city to take notice of Indio’s talent. He has performed all over Florida, Mexico, South America, Afghanistan for the troops and now in the New York Tri-State area.
Also known as "DJ Sour,” Drew was born in Nassau County New York, and began DJ’ing at just 16 years old. From an early age Drew’s in depth musical knowledge set him apart from his peers, and now over a decade later he has spun at hundreds of events From Sweet 16’s to Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthday Parties, Baby Showers, Yacht Parties and Corporate events. His energy on the mic is contagious. He brings life to his events with well-timed breaks in the music and clever vocal interactions with the crowd. Whether solo or working with another DJ, Drew can tastefully ignite the dance floor and get even the toughest crowds on their feet.
MC Shelley Rome
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Shelley Rome’s dream of being on radio came true. Her road to Z100 began with an internship with Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show, alongside stints at Jive Records and MTV. Following the internship, Shelley landed her own Top 40 radio show on GOOM Radio, a digital radio start-up from the minds at Clear Channel and Google Audio, finding herself interviewing some of music’s biggest stars including Demi Lovato, Kesha, and Ariana Grande. As co-host of the nationally syndicated “Zach Sang and the Gang,” Shelley hosted a weekly on-air segment with People Magazine, as well as her on-camera stint reporting for Clevver TV where she interviewed such stars as Tina Fey, Tyler Perry and Tim Burton. Now, having come full circle, Shelley is back on Z100 and co-hosting the nationally syndicated radio show "The Weekend Throwdown With Jagger,” where she continues to interview guests to include Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor and Iggy Azalea.
MC Keith Middleton
Keith "WildChild" Middleton, not only is he a member in the NY Cast of STOMP but is also a seasoned percussionist and Emcee that has performed and hosted all types of events from Corporate to Bar/Bat mitzvahs to Weddings to Proms, etc. all over the world. He is an energetic and engaging entertainer and will always add life to any party.
MC Ben Martin
Benjamin K. Martin is an actor, filmmaker, theatre artist, musician, and live entertainer based out of Manhattan. With over a decade of experience in the industry, Ben has been involved with special events from all angles: whether it be planning or hosting. Ben got his start very young as a hype dancer for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio (shortly after his own Bar Mitzvah, as a matter of fact), and ever since then, he has made a career out of his charisma. Ben has also been seen on professional stages across the country, heard on the radio, and featured on national television commercials and various series such as Law and Order: SVU. With his well-rounded experience, easy-going attitude, and ability to handle a wide range of events - you may want to consider him for your next outing!
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Carleen has made a veritable mark on the New York music scene with her passionate and soulful tone. Headlining showcases citywide, Carleen's euphonic voice and captivating stage presence is the perfect addition to any event.