Yvette is a natural leader, motivational speaker and storyteller. Her success as a competitive bodybuilder and boxer set the stage early on for her love of performing in front of a crowd. Her curiosity for human potential led her to extensively study the art of Neuro Linguistic Programming which is based on communication skills combined with what it is exactly that motivates people to achieve excellence. A truly passionate and ambitious woman, Yvette WOWS her audience with her positive energy and authentic message which has evolved throughout her years as an entrepreneur and leader in her field as a Personal Trainer, Boxing Instructor and now Professional Ring Announcer. Tune into her monthly radio show called “Squared Circle” on www.iliveradio.com where she uses her instinctive interviewing skills and applies her extensive knowledge in boxing to dig out the stories which her audience craves to know about. In Your Corner, On Your Side
Gwendolyn Collins AKA The Storyteller is an independent artist and creative entrepreneur. As an independent artist first, Gwendolyn has released two albums, Storytelling Side I, The Simple Things and Storytelling Side II, Moments4Love which have led to #1 spots on various UK Soul Charts. As a creative entrepreneur Gwendolyn believes in pushing independent music forward and creating anything and everything she wants to see.
Brendan Boyle has over a decade of experience as a deejay, music blogger, event programmer and entertainment administrator. His early loves for community radio, mixtape culture and raving plunged him into the heart of Toronto’s underground party scenes, where he has had the pleasure of spinning for many notable dance floors. Now a settled family man, he devotes his creative time to curating and sharing the jazzier records in his collection on his radio show, Outertimeinnerspace.
David served the Toronto community as radio host, programmer and producer of Dave’s Dance Music on 88.1 CKLN for 21 years (1981 to 2002). Dubbed as “The Understated Daddy of the Dance Scene” by the Toronto Star (April 1996), David is widely regarded as being a driving force in bringing Dance Music to the airwaves of Toronto. As a pioneer on Toronto’s airwaves, he introduced the beat-mixing format and club-wise presentation of the Dance Music genres of Hip Hop, House, R&B and Electro-funk to his audience.
Lucia Dee is a 19yr entertainment veteran and lifelong music lover. She began working in television for NUE-TV in Washington DC in 1999 while developing a solid freelance career. Lucia has directed and produced short films, EPKs, documentaries, music videos, and live shows for artists such as Poor Righteous Teachers and Mobb Deep. It was her work behind the camera that lead her to CIUT 89.5FM where she focused her lenses on hip hop greats like Royce Da 5'9, Sean Price, Boot Camp Clik and Cappadona. The next step for Lucia was hosting the Friday night classic, Nocturnal Noize with DJ Law and nightly news for Project Bounce. She now serves as Director Of Radio Operations, North America at iLive, as well as Host of Honey Drop.
Darrel “Alize” Murray began his career at the young age of 13. Driven by his relentless passion for all types of music.Darrel Alize has played across Canada and even captured hearts of fans in New York, Atlanta as well as Los Angeles. He also spent three years on the legendary radio program “The Power Move Show” heard on CKLN 88.1 FM.
Growing up in the culturally deprived suburbs dj gazza found escape in alternative radio (CFNY) and imported music magazines (The Face, Record Mirror) As an employee on the infamous Twilight Zone he picked the brains of the resident djs: The Assoon brothers and Don Cochran. He would compile their playlists and look for the records at various shops: Carnival , Starsound , Record Peddler and of course Goodwill
A lifelong music fanatic, Geoff began deejaying 25 years ago. Starting out in hip-hop, he soon moved over to house music. Both styles of music exposed him to the original soul, jazz, funk and disco samples that opened him up to deeper cuts from those genres.
Like many innovators before him, Kush Nubia refuses stay in one lane. Considered a tastemaker in Toronto’s Afro-House scene, the multitalented DJ/Producer has embarked on yet another journey with a series of EPs through his publishing company Motosimba Music. Today, Kush continues to deliver to the world the message of oneness through music.
Hailed as a newcomer and a name to watch out for during 2003, DJ Amber was an original member of the U.K. based underground hip-hop magazine, FATBOSS. Her raging hip-hop sets across South London, saw her draw a loyal public following, as well as capture media attention from the likes of Time Out magazine, Ministry, Knowledge and The Evening Standard (Hot Tickets).
Born in Nottingham England, raised in Toronto Canada with a Jamaican background has made this DJ very eclectic in music....DJ Mark Anthony also known as the "THE CROWD PLEASER" is always puttin' bodies in motion!