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Trust your special day to a MASTER TMOTC is dedicated to making your special day an experience of a lifetime. We believe that every wedding is unique, and we pride ourselves on providing tailored entertainment solutions that reflect your personal style and taste. From perfect ceremony sound to turnt up PACKED dance floors, our team of experienced professionals is committed to creating a magical atmosphere that you and your guests will cherish forever. Let us bring your wedding vision to life and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Se Habla Espanol.

The Masters of the Ceremony is owned and operated by Adolphus "Danja Mowf" Maples. The son of a 70's soul singer, Maples enjoyed sifting through and listening to his father’s records, 8-tracks and reel-to-reels as a child. After falling in love with hip-hop in the 80s, he began producing songs in the 90s while utilizing his father's records. Shortly thereafter, he signed a major record deal as a rapper, joining the likes of Missy Elliot and Aaliyah. Today he is a professional radio DJ and the perfect person to trust with your special day.

Services Offered
The Masters of the Ceremony offers three different packages for couples to choose from. Couples who book the company’s services may choose from following options:

  • Consultation
  • Setup
  • Takedown
  • Do-not-play list
  • MC services
  • Wireless microphones
  • Photo Booths
  • Venue Lighting
  • Cold Sparkler Fireworks
  • Dancing on Clouds
  • Monogram lighting
  • Black-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for wedding DJ services?


What is included in the starting price?

Sound/PA System

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What is included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Sound/PA System

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What music genres do you specialize in?

Hip Hop
Top 40

What services do you offer?

Bilingual MC
Do-Not-Play List
Liability Insurance
One Event Per Day
Video Projection

What additional equipment do you offer?

Flat Screen
Sound/PA System
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Lauren G. Married on 10/22/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Made the night so much fun!

Masters of the Ceremony was so great for our wedding day! They did our Photo Booth, cold sparklers/exit, and DJ and everyone loved it all! They were super easy to work with and made the night a ton of fun!
Chanel A. Married on 10/01/2022
5 out of 5 rating

TMOTC is the DJ you want!

The Masters of The Ceremony did such a great job at our wedding I would recommend them for any event! Not only do they offer an MC & DJ but we also utilized their smoke machine and photobooth, both which were a hit with the guests!
DJ Wood did a great job & kept everyone dancing throughout the entire wedding! He was able to adjust to our rainy back up schedule without issue and was such a pleasure to work with.
Kaila managed the photobooth and did an amazing job! She got all the right photos, had special props for bride & groom and made us a wedding photo book from the pictures.
Doug H. Married on 09/18/2022
5 out of 5 rating

My wedding was a complete success with the help of The Masters of the Ceremony

If you’re looking for a DJ & photo booth in one, look no further cause Adolphus & Kaila were absolutely amazing!!! TMOC-The Masters of the Ceremony! This right here was an amazing experience! They made the planning process so easy with the app they use for you to input all your requested songs & special moments. It was so easy to fill out and we could keep going back and adding as we thought of things. And that in its own removed a lot of pressure off us! We had the opportunity to have one of Richmond best DJ MARC J and his assistant! They kept the party hype the whole time & played the best songs! He supplied the music and sound for the wedding ceremony and the reception and it was amazing! He kept the pressure off the bride and myself by keeping everyone entertained why we tried to get to greet everyone! The photo booth was a blast & the pictures came out so good!!! Kaila and her team were amazing and on it! They were busy the entire night, so good to see! So many guests came up to us & told us how awesome the DJ & Photo Booth was which made us so happy to know our guests were having a great time. Do yourself a favor and book with them, you will have the best wedding entertainment!!! One thing we notice from the first day we hired there service, there were never an I, it was always about we-team work and it really showed! Thank you for everything! Team TMOC-The Masters of The Ceremony!!!!
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Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements
My Elegant Occasion, LLC My Elegant Occasion, LLC Wedding Planners

Mr. Maples is a true musician who has perfected the art of a Wedding DJ. His appearance and attire are professional and stylish all while keeping the guests on the dance floor, the ceremony and reception running smoothly and the bride and groom happy. I highly recommend The Masters of Ceremony for weddings and any other event in which a DJ is needed!

Agape Love Events, LLC Agape Love Events, LLC Wedding Florists

The Masters of The Ceremony are by far one The Best Dj's I've ever worked with!! All of the guest were hitting the dance floor all night long!! I most definitely will continue to refer them to my clients!!

Ideal Weddings & Event Design Ideal Weddings & Event Design Wedding Planners

If you are looking for the best professional DJ in town - look no further! The Masters of the Ceremony will keep your guests entertained well after the celebration is over! Working with Danja and the Masters of the Ceremony staff is nothing short of amazing! Professional, Entertaining, and Reliable!

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