Meet the DJs
DJ Joel Rabe
As CEO of Lethal Rhythms, Joel has been entertaining various audiences since the Mid 90′s. While in college he demonstrated a knack for picking out music that kept people dancing. After college, he worked as a Regional Marketing Director for an Entertainment Concept out of the Midwest entering new markets and training DJâ€™s and MCâ€™s on the art of entertaining. Joelâ€™s Midwest team performed four nights a week, every week, for close to five years. In 1999, Joel relocated to Atlanta, where he saw an opportunity to expand in a market that consisted of mostly â€œcheesyâ€ entertainment styles.
As a professional entertainer, Joel vowed to begin a team of non-cheesy DJâ€™s and MCâ€™s. This concept brought him to perform for groups in cities all over the United States and has travelled internationally, including Kauai, Hawaii and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Joel has the most up-to-date technology available for each of his shows and is always looking for the latest cutting edge abilities including recording his audio mixes live, creating wireless sound setups and providing video footage of events that are posted for his clients to view.
DJ Fernando Silva
DJ Fernando has been in the Music Entertainment Business since 1995. With over 15 years of experience, his knowledge of music and his love for entertaining people has played an integral part in his ability to interact and entertain crowds of all ages. Fernando has the unique ability to read any audience and keep them dancing with many types of music. Additionally, Fernando’s Mixmaster capabilities will create an enthusiastic, high-energy environment at every event creating unforgettable memories.
Fernando is always open to the needs of each client and pays particular attention to their needs.
DJ Chris Watson
Chris was a musician for years in the Atlanta area. A few years back he was playing a lot of acoustic shows with a friend of his who happened to be a DJ. He thought that with his musical knowledge and comfort level performing in front of a crowd that he would be perfect as a DJ. After his friend brought it up to him a few times, Chris decided to give it a try. He was hooked from the beginning! Of course he loves playing great music and keeping the dance floor packed but what he really enjoyed is building a relationship with the bride and groom. Discussing the music and formalities and designing the entire evening to make sure it is perfect for the client and their guests.Â He performs 20+ wedding receptions each year and is always looking forward to the next one and playing an important role in one of the biggest days of his clientâ€™s lives.
DJ Michael Boyle
Michael Boyle started out DJing because when he attended events he felt he could a better job then the DJs he saw in action. He began researching quality entertainment equipment and picked up a new hobby. Michael was discovered by a sorority and landed his first gig at a formal at Mercer University. With hard work and dedication, he rapidly advanced to becoming the preferred DJ for Mercer University and various clubs in Macon area.
Soon after Michael was introduced to Lethal Rhythms Entertainment via a wedding planner. He decided to join the team because of their quality of service and entertainment.As a dedicated DJ for Lethal Rhythms, Michael has performed at many weddings, mitzvahs, and corporate events. He was recently chosen as the lead DJ Entertainment for “Cocktails in the Garden”, a public event held every thursday for The Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Michael posses a great ability with reading the crowd and adapting to their style – a perfect fit for the Lethal Rhythms philosophy!
DJ James Dewberry
James Dewberry AKA DJ JD began entertaining guests as a DJ in 2006 because of his love for music and the effect it has on a crowd. He has successfully DJ/MC’d over 200 weddings and also has extensive experience with birthday parties, mitzvahs, karaoke shows, outdoor movies, and incredible tailgate parties with the Mobile Tailgate Party Trailer. JD’s natural ability to become accustom to new styles of music and his passion for getting people on the dancefloor makes him an asset to Lethal Rhythms’ team and each client that books him.
DJ Troy Rushing
Troyâ€™s passion for music began at a young age. His first introduction to music was the purchase of a KISS album at age 7. His musical exploration led him to bands such as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and The Beatles. The sounds Troy heard on these classic records led him to learn music and in particular playing guitar.
At age 12, Troyâ€™s musical taste started to expand further into Hip-Hop, New wave, and other bands such as U2. Growing up in New York City, he was exposed to a wide variety of music including some of the old-school hip-hop artists such as Boogie Down Productions and KRS-One.
Troy has continued to further his musical knowledge for over 30 years and is well versed in many different kinds of music. He is a professional musician and DJ/MC and has performed on many stages throughout the southeast.
DJ Derek Fauntleroy
Derek Fauntleroy, also known as DJ D_CAS, has over 14 years of DJ experience. For over 14 years DJ D_CAS has been the DJ that takes you on a musical experience. He started his career at Virginia State University in the mid 90â€™s. As he honed his talent of spinning live, he quickly rose from small campus parties to larger club appearances, eventually owning one of his own: local hot spot, Soul City. Soon enough, national celebrities, students, and various community luminaries were frequenting the club on a regular basis; making Soul City one of the hottest spots in the Central Virginia area. In 1999 D_CAS left Virginia to conquer the ever-growing music Mecca of the South, Atlanta, GA. There he started working in radio on Atlantaâ€™s WRFG 89.3 FM.
DJ Spencer Whitney
Spencer Whitney is well known for his ability to rock any party. Mixing and mashing dance floors across the United States, Spencer is a veteran and knows how to rock a party. Recently spinning for Jezebel’s 50 Most Beautiful VIP party, he has his fingers on the pulse of what is hot on the dance floor. Expect a long night of dancing.
DJ Chase Lovvorn
Chase Lovvorn currently attends Georgia Highlands College graduating in Spring of 2013. He is majoring in Business Administration and would like to pursue an entrepreneurship if his own after graduation. Chase has been influenced by family members and Owner/CEO of Lethal Rhythms, Joel Rabe, to pursue an entertainment career as a Professional Mix DJ/MC. Music has always been a passion for Chase, so he thought with his connections and passion, incorporating himself into the music industry could be done easily. As Joel Rabe’s apprentice, Chase shows promising success with Lethal Rhythms and the entertainment market, as he is musically talented, hard working, enjoys meeting new people, and has shown much enthusiasm for this career path.