Joel Rabe – Owner/CEO
International DJ. Professional Mix Video DJ. Professional MC. As CEO of Lethal Rhythms, Joel Rabe specializes in live mash ups, intricate mixing and packed dance floors. His goal is to make YOU the star of your party. Joel has “wowed” countless audiences with his unique style. He vowed to create a team of highly-skilled wedding professional DJ’s and MC’s in the Atlanta area that reflected their clients’ individuality. He has kept his vow, building a team of the most talented DJ’s in the South.
Today, Joel performs not only in the Atlanta market, but also by request, he travels to locations far and wide, even to places like Kauai, Cabo San Lucas, the Virgin Islands and The Dominican Republic. Many Industry professionals seek Joel’s services for their clients, as well as for their own private events. He has done the weddings of some of the best photographers and planners in the industry. His unique approach on how to create energy for events is well known and respected.
Joel brings the latest technology to each of his shows and always offers cutting-edge techniques, including integrating video mixes, recording live audio mixes, creating wireless sound setups and posting video footage of events for his clients to enjoy. In fact, Carly Rooney, CEO of The Knot, recently called Joel “a trendsetter” in the wedding industry.
Jessica Zappia – Bridal Liaison
View Jessica’s Wedding! (coming soon)
Jessica Brown Zappia is one of the newest members to join the Lethal Rhythms team. This Atlanta Native has over 7 years of Advertising and Marketing Sales experience that ranges from TV to Radio & the Digital space working for companies like CBS Television Station and Atlanta’s #1 Top 40 Radio Station, Q100 99.7 FM. Jessica graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brenau University in 2007 with her degree in Broadcasting/Journalism.
With a heart of gold and a personality to match it. It’s rare that she meets a stranger, and has accumulated quite the collection of besties because of it! She’s a lover of all-things glam, a foodie, wine connoisseur, and film fanatic. Did we mention she can repeat every line of the movie Elf? Or any Will Ferrell Movie for that matter! When Jessica is not planning an event, you can find her traveling to exotic locales, practicing Yoga, playing with her adorable Pug Bojangles or working on a nearby movie set. It was her love of events & passion for film, that Jessica founded Southern Hollywood Events in 2010 and has since earned credits in the movie “42: The Jackie Robinson Story” & Anchorman 2. As a newlywed herself, she feels a real personal responsibility to each wedding. She’s amazing at helping relieve the stress that can accompany a wedding day, and making the whole process a really fun, enjoyable one.
Laura Burchfield – Event Logistics
Laura Burchfield has a huge passion for planning and being involved in the community. She is always up for a challenge when it comes to planning and events. Logistics and social media are her expertise which we are excited she will be bringing to the team. Whether it’s planning amazing 5k fun run, contracting on different events around Atlanta, volunteering, networking nonstop, working out or attending a new restaurant opening she is always ready to dress the part, meet new people and have a great time. When Laura is not working on an event or blowing up social media she is exploring her passion for photography and interior design. Laura is excited about bringing her logistics background into Lethal Rhythms to make sure that everything goes off without a hitch. Check out Lethal Rhythms blogs to read what Laura has to say about all of the great events in which we are involved.
Asha Nathan – Lethal Rhythms Atlanta Mitzvah Dance Team Coordinator
Get to know Asha! (coming soon)
Asha Nathan is from Sanford, FL, found on the outskirts of Orlando. She graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL with a BA in communication and pursued a minor in Dance. During her time in Tampa she held the position of a freelance dancer, choreographer, and instructor choreographing for different events, workshops, cheerleading squads, and college and high school dance teams around Tampa and Orlando. She also taught at Jansen Dance Project located in Tampa, FL as the Hip Hop teacher for 3 years teaching beginner to advance Hip Hop from ages 8-18 and above.
Continuing her growth, she became a part of Enigma Dance Krew, who were contestants on America’s Best Dance Crew, performing at various corporate events, benefits, dance company shows, and many other great opportunities that were presented. She currently lives in Atlanta, GA, and a proud member of Team iluminate who were the finalist of America’s Got Talent in 2011, currently traveling across the state and globe to perform at various corporate events and shows. Last year she was certified as a Zumba instructor currently teaching Hip Hop and Zumba at Moves2Inspire. She is also a local freelance dancer, choreographer and Instructor here in Atlanta, GA. Continuing her passion, she is also now grateful to represent Lethal Rhythms as their Dance Team Manager.