Last Night In NYC…The Fly Guys took their talents over to the meat packing district’s nightlife hot-spot, 1920 Bunker Club where GREY GOOSE® Vodka honored the spirit of creative excellence by recognizing some of the world’s most promising new artists. This notable event spotlights up and coming ‘Rising Icons’ in NYC’s esteemed Fashion, Music and Media industries.
We were happy to be in the presence of such successful, elite individuals! Pictured above is the world renowned DJ M.O.S. and celebrity stylist Derek Warburton! Also being honored were: Mick Boogie and The Knocks.
Other event attendees were: DJ Mel DeBarge, DJ Kiss, Harold House Moore, Lena Sutherland and Jules Mancuso (“While The Men Watch”), Chris Nirschel (Food Network Star), TV Host Ed Lover, and Camilla Romestrand (Eddie the Gun).
RISING ICON HONOREES:
Derek is a celebrity stylist and international media personality known for his personal flair and philanthropic work. Between styling A-list celebrities like Beyonce, Zach Braff, Jessica White, and Miranda Kerr, Derek has worked as an editor for several high-end lifestyle magazines, sharing his style advice in the New York Times, Marie Claire, InTouch, Vogue TVand countless talk shows. Putting his fashion savvy to good use, Derek created the How to be Derek FabulousWorkshop at the Bottomless Closet to help underprivileged New York Women re-enter the working world.
Mick Boogie is one of the most talented DJ’s in the industry, best known for his diverse music sets and his famous mixtape mash-ups with artists such as Adele, Kanye West & Jay-Z. He has recently concluded a very successful Fashion Week providing the music for the Sherri Hill show (starring Kendall Jenner) and Karen Millen’s Fashion’s Night Out show. Some other recent projects he is involved with include compiling the season 2 soundtrack for HBO’s hit show “How To Make It In America,” 2 national television commercials with Bing and Adidas, and his current tour with Red Bull, performing alongside such acts as Cee-Lo, Coldplay, Ghostland Observatory, and The Ting-Tings.
DJ M.O.S. is a household name in both the music & fashion industry and is best known for combing different music genres, as well as his ability to engage a large crowd. DJ M.O.S. spins at events all over the world and recently got back from Singapore, where he was spinning for the Formula One launch, and just spun for the Met Gala event in NYC. He is also in-demand for celebrity and private events, hired by clients such as Russell Simmons, Esquire Magazine, Bill Clinton, Kanye West, The Sundance Film Festival, The Tribeca Film festival & The U.S. Open. DJ M.O.S. has also appeared in ads and national television spots for Bud Light, Doritos, Gillette.
The Knocks are an electronic duo consisting of Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner and James “JPatt” Patterson. Their single, “Make It Better,” was released on Neon Gold Records in July 2010. Currently, they are opening for Ellie Goulding on her American/Canadian tour. NME Magazine named The Knocks one of the “20 hottest producers in music right now”. The Knocks have shared the stage with artists such as Big Boi, B.o.B., Die Antwoord and Calvin Harris, and have shared tour dates with Scissor Sisters, M.I.A.and Sleigh Bells.