Matthew Rivera, also known as DJ MaZ-R, was born in New York and raised in Puerto Rico currently residing in Miami, Florida.Currently, Matthew works as an IT network and systems engineer, which is another of his passions. His travels allowed him to experience a plethora of diverse music styles and dances which further increased his love for music and dance which quickly catapulted him into Djing and teaching dance. As a result, he then began organizing regular dance socials and large weekenders for his local community bringing in both local and international dance instructors and DJs. Leaning on over 15 years in the entertainment business, Matthew has also added photography, videography, and audio installation and preparation to his skillset. He is respected for the uniqueness, experience, and creativity that he brings to any event that he is involved in.