Resolution J5214-2013

Honoring DJ Enuff upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the King of Kings Foundation Inc. on June 7, 2014

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  • May 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 20, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring DJ Enuff upon the occasion of his desig-
nation  for special recognition by the King of Kings Foundation Inc.  on
June 7, 2014

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and  serve  the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS, DJ Enuff has given not only of his time and energies but also
of his competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently has been
designated for special honor; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor DJ Enuff upon
the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the  King  of
Kings  Foundation Inc., to be celebrated at its Black Tie Awards Gala on
Saturday, June 7, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, DJ Enuff was raised in the lower east side but spent most  of
his adolescence in Flatbush, Brooklyn; he attended Kingsborough Communi-
ty College where he majored in Communications and Broadcasting; and
  WHEREAS,  DJ  Enuff  began  his  illustrious career filling in for the
legendary DJ Red Alert on 98.7 KISS FM; he quickly  became  Red  Alert's
permanent  substitute,  and  before  long he advanced to his own slot on
Monday and Wednesday nights; and
  WHEREAS, Destined to be a DJ, audiences loved DJ Enuff's  skills,  and
clubs  everywhere  were  looking to book him; due to the high demand, he
decided to return to the local party scene, during which time he  caught
the  attention  of the late legend Notorious BIG and became his road DJ;
and
  WHEREAS, Today, DJ Enuff is a world renowned  DJ  and  works  for  the
number one station of Hip Hop and R&B, WQHT Hot 97.1 FM NY, where he has
consistently held the number one DJ spot of afternoon radio; and
  WHEREAS, Furthermore, DJ Enuff initiated and manages the number one DJ
crew  in  America, the Heavy Hitters, comprised of 30 members nationwide
from New York to Los Angeles; the mission of the  Heavy  Hitters  is  to
unite  DJ's across the country and abroad, help launch careers from DJ's
to artists, and to bring the versatility of music into one union; and
  WHEREAS, DJ Enuff has been called upon  to  contribute  his  time  and
talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always given
of himself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS,  A  compassionate volunteer, DJ Enuff commenced the DJ Threat
Charity Softball Game in honor of the late DJ Threat, and continues this
tradition annually; the event promotes camaraderie and all  proceeds  go
to the DJ Threat Foundation; and
  WHEREAS, Active within his community, DJ Enuff has traveled to differ-
ent schools to talk to children about the importance of an education; he
was involved in the promotion of new recruits for the NYC Police Depart-
ment, and has volunteered his time to feed the homeless; in addition, he
dedicates  his  time to annual cancer benefits and plays an instrumental
role in American Diabetes Alert Day; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period  of  his  community  service,  a
period  of  constructive  involvement,  DJ  Enuff  has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which DJ Enuff  has  displayed  throughout
his life; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor DJ Enuff upon the occasion of his designation for special recogni-
tion  by  the  King  of Kings Foundation Inc. on June 7, 2014; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to DJ Enuff.

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