Marcus “DJ Mista Illz” Ward is originally from Raleigh, NC and honed his performance skills at an early age by watching his dad; also a professional DJ. His father taught him to constantly work at perfecting his craft of mixing, keeping the crowd motivated and staying connected with the audience. While DJing any type of event, Marcus aims to amaze the audience. His extensive knowledge of music helps him create the right mix from all genres of music. His goal is to choose songs that will get people moving and singing. He knows how to skillfully transition between songs that will keep the energy building!
With over 20 years experience, Marcus has done hundreds of weddings, held multiple residences at major night clubs, been on tour playing to sold out arenas with a UFC fight promotions company and most recently named the official in-arena DJ for the NHL team, the Carolina Hurricanes!