Alex Ratikan is a prominent entrepreneur and DJ who has hosted some of the most upscale events and performed on the same stages as some of today’s music icons. As a Wantagh, NY native, Alex began building his reputation in NYC and has now gained a fanbase globally. Due to his innate networking and promotion abilities, Alex consistently sells out events, making him a highly sought-after figure within the nightlife scene.
On Instagram, Alex can be seen tagging Dream Hospitality NYC, owned by prestigious entrepreneur George Karavias, in many of his posts. George has helped Alex achieve his goals as a DJ while also introducing him to many venues throughout NYC. He and the hospitality group work in conjunction with one another to bring parties to life at venues such as, Blue Midtown, Harbor, and the DL Rooftop. Additionally, Alex regularly credits his mentor for inspiration stating, “DJ AMMO has taught me to create my own style, stick to originality, and reminds me that success comes to those who remain humble.”
Prior to meeting DJ AMMO, Alex always had a love for music and the nightlife scene. When asked what his earliest memory of music is, he expressed, “When I was 4 or 5 years old, I loved music and my dad would take me to the music store. I would touch everything. I would play with the drums, guitars, and all of the equipment.”
Now, Alex has the opportunity to perform for hundreds of people. As he displays his talent on the 1s and 2s, the packed venues go wild! Due to his talent and impeccable energy, artists far and wide request his presence during their sets! He has opened for Tory Lanez, Meek Mill, A Boogie with Da Hoodie, French Montana, Rick Ross, Trey Songz, and many more!
When asked what message he has for others looking to reach his level of success, Alex answered, “Stay original and work hard to push your name to everyone you meet.” The gifted DJ mentioned that his presence makes him stand apart from others; on and off the stage. With the amount of success Alex has experienced thus far, he is able to pinpoint certain areas that others fall short on pertaining to their craft. For instance, he explained, “They do not market themselves enough. They become lazy and inconsistent and they do not pay attention to what is trending.”
Alex has made it evident that he is a seasoned and thriving DJ who utilizes his expertise as the driving force behind his successful career. He would not reveal the precise details of projects he is currently working on but he did confirm that he has a few things up his sleeve. Be sure to follow him on Instagram to stay locked and loaded for his next event!