I would like to acknowledge the DJs that I grew up listening to for giving me the inspiration to follow my desire to make people dance and put a smile on their faces just by playing the right song.

My admiration and respect go out to GrandMaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, DJ AJ, Grand Mixer DST, JamMasterJay, DJ Starsky, DJ Breakout, Grand Wizard Theodore, Charlie Chase, Daryll James (Bruner Ave, Bronx), DJ Romance, Kid Capri, RonG, Clark Kent, FunkMaster Flex, Marley Marl, Red Alert, Chuck Chill Out.

On the house tip: Frankie Knuckles, Tony Humphries, David Morales, Larry Levan, Lil Louie Vega, Junior Vasquez, Hector “Baby Hec” Romero, Kenny Carpenter, John “Jellybean” Benitez, The Latin Rascals, DJ Animal, Roman Ricardo, Merlin Bob, Timmy Regisford, DJ Disciple, Michael Hacker (Paleds!!), John “Gungie” Rivera, I remember when you were a DJ!

On the Latin tip: Henry Knowles, David Sala, George Del Moral, Jeff Stenett, Eddie Batiz, Johnny Famolari, Norty Cotto, Baron Lopez