Many professionals, especially those from the entertainment industry, have been navigating the global pandemic by coming up with their own innovative ways to connect with their audiences.
The most affected ones are those whose work involves performing at public places, like DJs who have been the worst hit with the global stay at home orders during the past months, putting a huge strain on their professional careers.
DJ Ria has had to cleverly maneuver around the tides that have marked 2020. DJs, like many in the music and entertainment business, have taken a big hit during the Covid-19 pandemic. All of their income relied on people gathering, en masse; whether to go hard on the dance floor or just chill at a swanky restaurant.
When those usual avenues closed, DJ Ria turned up the hustle.
Media correspondent and Wilhelmina model DJ Ria and DJ C. DeVone share a cute red lip in common when it’s time to showout. “I don’t wear a lot of makeup so I love to just put on a nice nude lip or even maybe my favorite Ruby Woo red and a sexy cat eye, some mascara and of course a little touch of bronzer or blush.
Oh, I can’t forget a little highlighter to brighten up your day!,” says DJ Ria.
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Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you could follow every passion you’ve ever perceived is humanly possible. Well DJ RIA, a.k.a “Maria Clifton”, is proof that not only is this a realistic goal, but an inspiration for anyone who is trying to figure out their place in this world. Maria’s resume is extensive and versatile, ranging from Professional Wilhelmina Model, Actress, Professional Basketball, DJ, and Host! All while still finding the time to give back to multiple charities including “Homeless Mother’s with Children”, Precious Dreams Foundation and “Breast Cancer Awareness”.
Music has been a part of Maria’s life since she was young dabbling with the violin and the flute in the Jazz band and Orchestra, but things have changed. She now mixes dance beats for high end events – not for the glitz and glam that comes with leading the night, but for the love of real music. Now hold on for a minute and checkout this clientele list of her past couple of years.
She has spun for A-List artists such as Nas, J. Cole All-Star Weekend, Diddy, Bryson Tiller, Young Thug, Talib Kweli, Trey Songz, Salt n Pepper, La La Anthony (Denim Line). You can also find DJ RIA behind the turntables for largest brands at their biggest events! Clients like Reebok, PUMA, Nike, NYLiberty, NYRangers, MLB, Equinox, LifeTime Athletic, PROJECT by Equinox, NYFW, NYFW – Fashion night out, MCM, Lord & Taylor, ButterGroup, TaoGroup.
Being a renowned DJ has it’s perks such as working with the best alcohol brands you could put a name to with clients that extend from Moet & Chandon, Belvedere, Hennessy, Dusse, Ciroc, SX Liquors to Coors Light. That doesn’t even touch the experience you’ll get when you’re in the stands at Madison Square Garden at a Knicks game or MCU Park and you DJ Ria’s Mix!
Here is where DJ RIA’s home lies… Bright lights and long nights. Deep in the beating heart of the Big Apple, you can find the bubbly, explosive, undeniably talented of DJ RIA spinning at THE HOTTEST venues New York City has to offer. Now this list stems for almost a decade of relations and good business. Checkout your versatile DJ’s most favorite spots – from Haven @The Golden Nugget, Atlantic City, Lavo, 1 Oak, Up n Down, PHD Night Club, PHD Terrance, Hudson Terrace, Haus, Space Ibiza, Highline Ballroom, Dream Hotels, W hotels, Empire Hotel, Times Hotel & The Jimmy At The James Hotel.
DJ RIA has covered any type of gig you can thing of, from Corporate events from fashion to Fitness brands, to the top Clubs, Private Events, Mixers, Weddings, and Family Reunions. Make sure you book your event With this Top Class DJ!
“Music moves us All – and I love to make The people Move & Feel good!”
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