We had the good fortune of reconnecting with the founder and C.E.O. of Track Masters DJ company in Miami. He is James S. and you can check out our recent conversation below.

Hi James, we’d love to hear more about Track Masters. How did you come up with starting your own business?
Well . . . It wasn’t something I thought I’d ever do. What I mean by that is that it was a process over many years. Things happened along the way which eventually turned into me starting the business. As a small kid, I remember going to McDonald’s to eat with my parents. At some locations, there would be a metal plaque stuck to the wall with a guys’s image on it. At the time, I didn’t give it too much thought although I knew it was about the guy who started McDonald’s (Ray Kroc). When I was in elementary school, I remember one day the teacher had a bunch of large sized cards with pictures on them of people who had done important things in different areas (such as entertainment, sports, civil rights, mathematics, science, business, etc . . .). These cards also had their names and a summary of their noteworthy achievements on them. The one that struck me the most was Walt Disney. Below his name was the word ‘entrepreneur’. At the time, I had never heard that word before and I didn’t know what it meant. The teacher overheard me trying to pronounce the word. She showed me how the word in pronounced and explained to me what the word meant. She said “An an entrepreneur is someone who works for themself”. At the time, I didn’t give it much thought. It just hit me like ‘Wow, that was the real man behind all the magic’. I thought to myself that if I were to work for myself, it would have to be for something that I was really passionate about.

Fast forward years later . . . Lots of people are in business for themselves: Sean “Puffy” Combs, Russell Simmons, Vince McMahon, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, etc . . . Not only big names with huge successful business, but little guys too with small restaurants and stores. It got to a point where it just started to make sense for me to create a brand that would epitomize what my passion was: DJ and Party Entertainment. Brands such as Coca-Cola, Playboy, Walgreens, Nike, Papa John’s and many others initially started out very small. They eventually grew over time and became successful. I knew that I had a great brand and that I also had what it took to make it a success. I recognized that it probably wouldn’t be easy, but that was part of the challenge. It was going to take a lot of hard work and dedication. I had a dream and a vision that I wanted to turn into reality. I knew what I wanted to accomplish.

What should our readers know about your business?
Track Masters disc jockey company was founded by me (A.K.A. DJ Prophecy) in 2013. Growing up in Miami (the mecca of party and dance music), I was heavily influenced by my environment. My interest in the DJ/turntablist profession started at a very early age and as time went on, I learned more and more about the music which I’d eventually come to specialize in. I became enthralled by the ‘DJ culture’. I dreamed about becoming a great DJ one day and sharing this passion with the world. I was determined to make this dream into a reality. I began implementing necessary steps such as learning more about music and doing research as to exactly what equipment would be required. My interest and dream of becoming a DJ was taken to the next level in 1998 when at the age of sixteen, I acquired the professional equipment I needed (such as turntables, a mixer, an amp, and speakers). I began practicing on my new pro DJ equipment which I had set up in my small bedroom. Next, I began searching for all the music that I needed. This marked the beginning of a significant vinyl record collection. When I first started to get into DJing and collecting vinyl, I went from having 0 records to having 3 records. To date, I’ve amassed over 3000 records.

DJ Prophecy is the Visionary Behind the Brand
DJ Prophecy’s vast vinyl record collection serves as his arsenal for when he’s throwing down live in the mix. He has been a DJ since 1998. DJ Prophecy’s inspiration for becoming a DJ came from listening to local Miami area DJs on the radio and in clubs, as well as New York DJs (such as Tony Touch and Funkmaster Flex) on mixtapes. DJ Prophecy’s vast knowledge about music and different styles, formulate a certain unique flavor when it comes to his technique of DJing. He’s an authentic DJ who can mix everything from hip hop to electronic dance music. He enjoys making people dance and have fun in a party atmosphere. His love of DJing as well his experience from performing at countless parties and events keeps his passion going. DJ Prophecy’s specialty is old school urban and dance music, so he felt it was only fitting that he create a company (as an outlet) which specialized in the same. Living in Southeast Florida alongside the pulse of Miami, he’d been around the DJ and turntablist industry for decades. He believed that the time had come for him to establish a brand which specialized in, focused on, and represented the art form of DJing. DJ Prophecy formed ‘Track Masters’ to fulfill this purpose: an organization for ‘party people’, DJs/turntablists, casual clientele, as well as for fans and enthusiasts of the craft.
Best Miami & South Florida DJ Services
Today, Track Masters is a professional DJ and party entertainment service provider in South Beach, greater Miami, Hallandale Beach, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Davie, Plantation, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale, Weston, Coral Springs, Parkland, Margate, Tamarac, Coconut Creek, Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, and the rest of South Florida. Track Masters is the ideal DJ and party entertainment service provider if you’re looking for the best old school Hip Hop, R&B, Freestyle, Dancehall, Miami Bass, EDM + the hottest new music! Track Masters is Miami and South Florida’s #1 source for DJ and party entertainment. We’re a professional Broward DJ and party entertainment organization headquartered in Coral Springs, FL. Originally from Miami, we specialize in ‘old school’ flavor and also play the latest hits too. Our organization is devoted to the DJ and turntablist culture. We represent this art form the fullest. We’re an institution and movement solely committed to this purpose. Conveniently situated in the middle of Southeast Florida, we’re able to provide the best Broward Hip Hop DJ services to much of the surrounding area. These areas include most parts of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County (cities such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Boca Raton are well within our reach).
Track Masters provides professional DJ services for a wide array of parties and events (these include house parties, college events, birthday parties, corporate events, weddings, and more). Although we specialize in old school urban and dance music, we also spin the hottest new music around. Let Track Masters’ professional DJs rock your next big party or event. Our DJs have been in this industry for over 20 years and know how to get the party started right! Our philosophy is simple: the best possible services for the best prices guaranteed. If you’re looking for quality, dependable, reliable, and professional DJ services for your next party or event . . . Look no further than Track Masters disc jockey company. We’re regarded as the best Miami Hip Hop DJ service provider as well as in Broward and Palm Beach. Track Masters DJs spin the best Old School Hip Hop, R&B, Freestyle, Dancehall, Miami Bass, EDM, and more + the hottest new music!
Track Masters offers premium DJ entertainment services for a variety of events, occasions, and gatherings. Some of these include: Birthday Parties, House Parties, Teen Parties, All Ages Parties, 18 and over Parties, College Parties, Wedding Parties, Corporate Events/Parties, High School/Class Reunion Parties, Product Launches, Grand Openings, Television/Film Productions, Festivals, Promotions, and Community Events. We also conduct unique events such as shows and seminars which showcase the art, history, and culture of DJing; as well as popular subjects such as the history and evolution of hip hop. These programs are designed to educate people about DJing and other related topics. In the weeks and days prior to an event, our staff works closely with the client(s) to customize their event/party. Our staff meets with the client(s), checks out the venue ahead of time, takes note of what type of music is to be played (including any requests), and arrives early on the day of the event to get ready for the performance. Track Masters is a DJ and turntablist organization which specializes in the ‘old-school’. We celebrate and pay tribute to the old-school by spinning, mixing, and scratching the hottest records from back in the day. As a matter of fact, we’re one of the few DJ organizations with a dedicated vinyl record department to accommodate clients with that specific preference.
If you want new music, don’t worry because we’ve got you covered there too. Track Masters has all the latest music. We actually receive the latest new music several weeks before they’re officially released to the public. We’ll get your party jumpin’, and rock the crowd on the dance floor. Our premium DJ service provides entertainment for a number of different events and gatherings. We provide (private) party/event planning and DJ entertainment services to our clients. We also work closely with our client(s) to provide them with the best possible service and experience. Track Masters organizes it’s own parties and events as well. With TWELVE GENRES to choose from, Track Masters can definitely get your party started right. Just select what you’d like to hear from any of our slammin’ urban and dance music categories, then prepare to party! Let our DJs rock the house, make everybody dance, and create an entertaining fun experience. So if you love Old School Hip Hop, Miami Bass (booty shake music), E.D.M., House, Freestyle, Reggae/Dancehall, as well as the latest and most recent hits . . . Then you’ve come to the right place.
Let Track Masters DJ at your next big pary, event, or wedding. We provide professional DJ services to the following South Florida cities: Coral Springs, Parkland, Coconut Creek, Margate, Pompano Beach, Tamarac, Weston, Plantation, Sunrise, Oakland Park, Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale by the Sea, Hollywood, Davie, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Miramar, Aventura, North Miami Beach, North Miami, Miami, Miami Beach, South Beach, Surfside, Bal Harbour, and Boca Raton.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I’d probably take him/her to South Beach, Wynwood, and Fort Lauderdale.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Shoutout to my mom for believing in me and helping me aquire my turntables and other essential DJ gear (in 1998) so I could get my endeavor started. Shoutout to my mom for believing in me and helping me aquire my turntables and other essential DJ gear (in 1998) so I could get my endeavor started. Shoutout to great DJs such as Funkmaster Flex, Tony Touch, Felix Sama, Eddie Mix, Lazaro Mendez, Ballistic Billy, and Zog (to name a few) for aspiring me. Shoutout to people who enjoy and appreciate great music: They’re the ones who help keep this Hip Hop and Dance Music culture alive!

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Contact: Phone (561) 809-2792 or Email info@trackmastersdj.com

Business Office Hours:
Mon 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun Closed
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