This 31-year-old spin doctor who makes musical poetry with his grooves is just getting started. A connoisseur of selecting catchy tracks to go with ripe beats, this turntable maestro is constantly updating his cachet of music mixes. DJing is an art form, not everyone can do it well. Kamau Preston, aka DJ Monk, Can.

The vibe I do is an international vibe because New York is international. Every ethnicity of everywhere in the world is in New York City, so I do a world feel. I incorporate a little bit of Jamaican music over a world feel because what I’m doing is old-school Reggae tracks that have crossed over into America.

New York based DJ/mixer DJ MONK (aka Kamau Preston) Has a film appearance (playing himself) in the independent Generation Y film titled Trophy Kids, with club scenes filmed at top Manhattan nightspot Kiss n Fly.

LIV-IN’ IT UP WITH HER MA! Bebe Buell still knows how to party. The 56-year-old rocked out with daughter Liv Tyler on Friday night to celebrate the release of her new CD “Sugar.” The duo held a fete at Uva Wine Bar on Second Ave., then headed to Meatpacking hot spot Spice Market on 13th St., where Liv and her hot mama were spotted on the turntables with DJ Monk.

Much sought after international DJ, DJ Monk (KAMAU PRESTON), divides his time between homes in both New York City and his native Montego Bay, Jamaica. Where ever he works, he’s known for keeping people grooving on the dance floor while he spins a mix of House music, Hip Hop, R & B, Reggae, Reggaeton and 70’s & 80’s rock.

The Jamaican spinmaster Kamau Preston, aka DJ Monk, brings a little of the Caribbean, by way of New York, to Knoxville this weekend in an event sponsored by Salon Visage.