Jason Kagan and Aaron Payes co-direct the Atlanta based event entertainment and production company called Kagan Entertainment. Bringing to the table over fifteen years [each] of experience, the dynamic duo shares a diverse background in entertainment in the areas of theatre and dance, show directing, acting, singing, sound and lighting production, song writing, music production, music business, nightclub disc jockeying and special events. This experience is what gives Jason and Aaron their expertise in the special events world and sets them apart from other event companies.
Jason and Aaron are professional world-class entertainers and have had the pleasure of performing alongside famous entertainers such as Eddie Money, Lloyd, DJ Mix Master Mike (Beastie Boys), DJ Muggs (Cypress Hill), Drivin’ & Cryin’, the Ying Yang Twins, and not to mention playing for celebrities Denzel Washington, Ray Lewis, John Sally, Dominique Wilkins, Bill Walton, Kareem Abdul-Jabar, Jazze Pha, Dallas Austin and being the requested DJ’s of billionaire mogul Ted Turner’s family.
In 2012, their album titled Kidd Star & The E-Hop Brigade debuted the single “Rah! It’s Gametime” which climbed the Billboard charts and rivaled other popular singles “You’re A Jerk,” “Cat Daddy,” and Pitbull’s “Calle Ocho (I Know You Want Me).” In 2016, they released their third album Kidd Star & The Weekend Warriors which had such singles as “Escondido” and “Lonely” which also climbed the billboard charts and are currently being played on various radio stations around the world in Europe and Asia.
Their hunger for success, thirst for music, and love for entertaining crowds has made them the most requested MC/DJ duo in the South. The 3 Allie Awards they won in 2015, 2016 and 2017 make Kagan and Payes Atlanta’s only Award Winning MC/DJ Duo.