DJ Center on Boiler Room TV

DJ Center Boiler Room

Last August, DJ Center was called to be part of a very special Boiler Room session here in Brooklyn.

The night would double as the official Afro Punk Festival afterparty and birthday celebrations for none other than Bilal and D.Prosper! Surprise sets from Sly5thAve and the Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra and Pharoahe Monch followed!  EPIC night!

Watch Center’s set that closed out the evening below. Special trumpet appearance from Grammy Award Winner, Maurice “Mobetta” Brown and toastings from Dee Phunk.

Thank you Brooklyn!




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Roots + Soul December

Roots & Soul

What a joy it’s been presenting Roots & Soul to NYC on a monthly basis!

Since it’s conception, Center’s guests have included Rich Medina, Bobbito Garcia aka Kool Bob Love, Ian Head, Underground System and the funky sangin’ Vinia Mojica. Jimmy Lopez has kept the percussion pocket funky, alongside Center eclectic crates on those nights! It’s been a soulful music lovers paradise.

This month we welcome the genius of composer, producer, arranger and all around bad man on the winds, Sly5thAve, along with his 11-piece Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra! To make the cypher complete, the legendary DJ Spinna joins Center and together they will be taking the dancefloor everywhere possible, no limits! It’s about Roots & Soul!

You’ll know it’s right when this one drops on 12/19, courtesy of the Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra -



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Introducing ROOTS + SOUL- a new NYC Monthly Event


Very excited to share the news of a new monthly series I have the pleasure of curating right here in NYC!

The festivities take place at the new music venue Meridian 23. Every third Friday of the month, catch yours truly in the mix with a hand picked lineup of the most global and soulful DJs and live acts!

Next Friday, August 15th, we launch the series with live Afrobeat flavors from Underground System and special guest DJ sets from Bobbito Garcia aka Kool Bob Love and OBaH. Not to be missed! 10PM, $10.

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NYC Say AHHH w. Akoya Afrobeat (Live) + DJ Spinna


NYC! We got reason to celebrate! Join me and the crew for an evening of LIVE music and vibes start to finish on Friday, May 9th at 9PM.

In the building we’ll have Akoya Afrobeat (14-piece ensemble) performing live, DJ Spinna, El Siete (warming things up) and yours truly on the wheels all night strong.

This all happens at the gorgeous new venue that is Merdian23 in Manhattan.

One night only, see yall on the dancefloor!

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Dem Say Ah Launch Party w. Rich Medina


Very happy to be coming together with Rich Medina + Manchildblack next Thursday, April 10th to celebrate my new “Dem Say Ah” record.

For this special edition of Lil Ricky’s Rib Shack, we’ll have a live PA performance from the legendary Afrobeat Ambassador, Kaleta! It all goes down at The303 at Louie and Chan.

9PM Doors, free before 10PM, $10 after. See yall on the dancefloor!

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