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The Master Behind Lights and Music Mixes
By Mary Esho :: Sunday, April 22, 2012 :: 107360 Views :: Article Rating :: Sports, Art, and Entertainment, Business & Finance

Michigan, USA - One of the best DJ artists, David Boji, 28, has helped amplify the nightlife scene for metro Detroiters.  “If you are ever in a mood for a good party, the nightlife scene in Detroit is something to brag about because of him,” says Janel Ashtari  from Warren.   “He really knows how to make a party happen.  He is super talented and an incredible promoter."

Along with his many accomplishments, in 2008, Boji opened up for hip-hop star Flo Rida at Acapulco, Mexico, in front of over 4,500 screaming spring breakers.   Later that year, he opened up for a sold-out Detroit stadium of over 21,000 fans for “The New Kids On The Block Reunion Tour.” 

He later joined Channel 955’s Bomb Squad, an exclusive 5-member group of top mix-show DJs that infiltrate the air waves of Metro Detroit. It is at Channel 955 that David B developed his loyal following as he launched his “Ministry of House” movement.  Over the following 4 years, he went on to open up for myriad A-List artists, including Pitbull, David Guetta, Steve Angello of The Swedish House Mafia, Nadia Ali, Black Eyed Peas, Jason DeRulo, Iyaz, Taio Cruz, Big Boi of Outkast, Fabolous, & Monica.


Boji is also founder and CEO of D. Mix Entertainment (www.DMIXENT.com).  The business combines the Art of DJ’ing” with the “Grandeur of Live Entertainment” while handling all other aspects of the event, including promotions and marketing.  The company is an industry leader in professional sound and custom lighting.

D. Mix Entertainment’s productions have fortified its standing as Metro Detroit’s hottest company for Nightclub Events, Corporate Events, Weddings, and School Events for all ages.  We provide superior shows that exude class and excellence, consistently surpassing our clients’ expectations. We strive to raise the bar at every event by continually adding surprises and providing the heaviest-hitting DJ’s in the industry.

Boji, has been on tour celebrating his latest release "Ministry of House Vol. 3" mix CD.  Boji's Ministry of House Tour has taken the Chaldean DJ, to Panama City Beach, Fla., Cancun, Mexico, and Nassau, Bahamas.

Boji, whose moniker is DJ David B., is a DJ for WKQI-FM (95.5) from 2 to 4 a.m. Saturday nights and is a regular face in the entertainment scenes at Bleu, South in Birmingham, Tequila Blue, Empire Lounge and Flat 151, where he plays a mix of hip-hop, Top 40 and house.

DJ David B broke his way into the nightclub scene nearly a decade ago after releasing several mix tapes that put him on the map in Detroit.  Fan favorites like the Hip-Hop classic, “Eternity,” and his Spring Break-inspired “Acapulco Anthems” have fortified his spot at the forefront of Detroit's music and entertainment industry. David B's creative ingenuity has served as a platform for Detroit’s most formidable productions, including the renowned “Ultra Cruise Festival™ Summer Series” on-board Detroit's largest commercial yacht.

"I love almost all genres of music, but house music has a special place in my heart," says Boji, who grew up in Southfield and lives in Ferndale. "When it comes to house music, everyone seems to love it. It is a universally adored sound that one can't help but embrace when it is being played in the right atmosphere."

In 2011 David B traveled to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic where he opened up for LMFAO and also shared the stage with Deej Tommy Dee from Boston and rocked the first annual “Freedom Music Festival” on the gorgeous Caribbean Beach in front of over 3,000 spring breakers.   The ball kept rolling in 2012 as David B traveled to Cancun, Mexico, Nassau, Bahamas, and Panama City Beach, Florida for the official “Ministry of House Tour,” dropping sets at some of the most renowned nightclubs on the planet and opening up for the Manufactured Superstars and EC Twins at the Dayglow Concerts in Panama City Beach, Florida.

"I hope this doesn't sound cheesy, but the No. 1 undisputed favorite part of my job is bringing happiness to the crowd," says Boji, who began DJing when he was 15. "I needed an outlet for my passion of music and I was always very inspired by the mix show radio DJs in Detroit when I was growing up.  Boji goes on to say,  “There is no way to duplicate the feeling I get on stage when I look into the crowd and see people grooving, smiling and laughing as one in pure happiness and bliss."

David Boji graduated from Northwood Univeristy in 2005 with a BBA in Marketing and Management. D. Mix Entertainment started off as a high-end entertainment company during its inception in 1999. David’s goal was to provide an incomparable show at a very competitive and fair price. Nine years later, he has successfully given hundreds of satisfied customers just that through his vision and commitment to excellence.  As Boji expanded his business into the Detroit nightlife scene he again saw a need for change and improvement.  His extravagant, swanky venues of choice and unique party themes make upscale nightlife and socializing both fresh and exciting.  People know what to expect when they show up for a D. Mix Entertainment event and that has made all the difference.

The CD-release party at Bleu, "Ministry of House Vol. 3" is available for digital download on www.DMIXENT.com.
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St. Thomas, MI USA

St. Thomas Chaldean Catholic Church
6900 Maple Rd.
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Tel: (248) 788-2460
Fax: (248) 788-2153

Founding Pastor:
Rev. Hanna Cheikho

Current Pastor:
Rev. Frank Kalabat

Parochial Vicar:
Rev. Jirjis Abrahim

Rev. Emmanuel Rayes, Retired  


Rev. Frank Kalabat
 

Rev. Frank Kalabat was born in 1970 in San Diego, California and entered St. Francis Seminary of San Diego, California.  The admission to the Catholic seminary made him the first born U.S. Chaldean to enter an American seminary.  In 1992, Fr. Kalabat continued his studies at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan.  In July 1995, shortly after graduation he was ordained as priest by His Excellency Bishop Ibrahim N. Ibrahim.  

Fr. Frank chose Mother of God Parish in Southfield, MI. as his first assignment serving the Chaldean community as an associate pastor for half a decade.  In 2001, Fr. Kalabat was elected to serve as Pastor of St. Tomas Parish in West Bloomfield, Michigan where he remains today.   

Rev. Jirjis Abrahim

Rev. Jirjis Abrahim was born in Telkaif, Iraq in 1942. Upon graduation Fr. Abrahim was admitted to St. Peter Chaldean Seminary in Baghdad, Iraq.  After a decade of studies and numerous degrees, Fr. Abrhim was ordained a priest in 1967.  He chose to continue ministering in Baghdad, Iraq.  There he was appointed the headmaster of the catechism at Mother of Sorrows Cathedral.  Fr. Abrahim also assisted St. Therese Church in Baghdad until 1978.  Afterward he was asked to assist St. Joseph Church in Baghdad and was appointed Parochial Vicar from 1978-1992. 

In 1992, Fr. Abrahim was called upon to assist the growing Chaldean population in Michigan.  Upon his arrival he was assigned to St. Joseph Church in Tory, Michigan.  Two years later Fr. Abrahim was asked to become the pastor of a Parish community in Windsor, Canada  where he remained the parish pastor until 2001.

Continuing demographic changes in Michigan required Fr. Abrahim to return to St. Joseph Parish in Tory as a Parochial Vicar, where he remained until 2006.  In 2006 he was elected to St. Thomas Parish as Parochial Vicar in West Bloomfield, MI. where he currently serves the Chaldean community.

 

Rev. Emmanuel Rayes

Rev. Emmanuel Rays was born in Araden, Iraq in 1930.  He studied at St. John Dominican Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood in 1954.  The Chaldean catholic ambassador ministered in northern Iraq from 1954-1963, in Syria and Lebanon from 1963-1980, and in the United Stated from 1980 to the present day.
 
Form 1980-1983, he was appointed associate pastor at Mother of God Parish in Southfield, Michigan.  From 1983-1989 he served as pastor at Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit, Michigan.  During the early 1990’s he ministered to the Chaldean community in Farmington Hills and was at St. Joseph Parish in Tory where he was Parochial Vicar until 2000.

Although Fr. Rayes retired in 2001, he remains active in serving the community.  He is the author of many articles in Arabic and is the editor-in-chief of the Al Mishal and Al-Tariq magazine.  He has translated and continues to translate many books from French and English into Arabic.