Deejay and personality, JaKissa Taylor, is better known to fans as DJ KISS or KISSTHEDEEJAY. Named a "Woman on the Verge" by Playboy, and one of the “Sexiest Starlets of 2009” by Foxnews.com, this globetrotting New York-based beauty has a passion for making people dance. Her talent, personality, and extensive musical knowledge, have made DJ KISS one of the most in-demand female DJs in the country.
DJ KISS regularly spins at a-list fashion, music, corporate, and charity events. She’s supplied her signature mix of pop, hip-hop, house, electro, rock, and soul to such exclusive events as NYC's Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Superbowl XLIV, Fashion's Night Out, Vh1's Fashion Rocks, Sports Illustrated’s Annual Swimsuit Issue Launch, the Sundance Film Festival, and the Bahamas International Film Festival. Her clients include H&M, Versace, Barneys New York, Diane von Furstenberg, Vitamin Water, the U.S. Olympic Ski Team, Hennessy, Conde Nast, The Limited, Gen Art, and Sony. KISS has also spun private parties for some of the world’s biggest celebrities including Madonna, Jamie Foxx, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Rihanna, Kelis, and Kid Cudi, and has opened for such top musical artists as Snoop Dogg, Lionel Richie, Chris Brown, John Legend, Katy Perry, Wyclef Jean, Drake, and Gym Class Heroes. She
A music lover and collector all of her life, KISS is well respected by her peers and tough New York City crowds. She has been a resident DJ at legendary downtown hotspot Gold Bar for over 2 years where she has cultivated a loyal following. Her past NYC residencies include Avenue, Marquee, Arena, Star Lounge, Upstairs, and 105 Rivington. She also regularly spins guest spots at NYC hotspots RDV, Pink Elephant, Cain Luxe, and Greenhouse. DJ KISS has headlined at clubs in top markets across the country including: Miami (LIV); Las Vegas (Tao, Lavo, Studio 54), Chicago (Manor, Sub 51, Angels & Kings), Los Angeles (Teddy’s, The Highlands), and Atlantic City (Mixx at The Borgota, Providence). Her international resume includes: Paris (VIP Room), Athens (Akotphi, Boutique); London (Bungalow 8); Istanbul (Club 29, Longtable); Mexico City (Hyde); Barcelona (Pronovias); Nassau, Bahamas (Versace); Oslo (Juicy @ Bla), and Costa Rica (Prive).
KISS was recently featured on NBC’s The Today Show giving host, Hoda Kotb, a deejay lesson; and has been a guest DJ on FOX’s Good Day New York. KISS has also worked as a red carpet correspondent for an online entertainment show where she interviewed some of today’s most well-known superstars including: Jay-Z, Quincy Jones, Ludacris, Chris Brown, Wyclef Jean, Pete Weintz, David Hasslehoff, Carson Daly, Star Jones, Tyson Beckford, Damon Wayans, Angela Bassett, Tony Hawk, and Nick Cannon. The Louisiana-native is a Meisner-trained actress and has appeared in several commercials and independent film projects. Her reel is available upon request.
KISS has been featured in print in: US Weekly, 944, InStyle, Essence, Star, Complex, In Touch, New York Magazine, the New York Times and Page Six of the New York Post. She has been featured on the websites: Playboy.com, OkMagazine.com, FoxNews.com, Younghollywood.com, theYBF.com, and Reuters.com.
DJ KISS is an international party rocker! You can check her out at www.kissthedeejay.com or download her mixes on her podcast: http://kissthedeejay.podomatic.com. For bookings please contact Jessica Rosenblum at The J Rose Agency. (e) Bookings@kissthedeejay.com