Friday, January 15, 2016
deM atlaS | Boplicity (Demo) | Prod: Saint Paul Love
"Boplicity" is a rough demo that deM atlaS recorded to a beat by Twin Cities producer Ryan "Saint Paul Love" Ogle. Beyond being a rising Twin Cities production talent, Saint Paul Love was also a student in the Spring 2015 Rhymesayers Hip Hop Essentials Class at IPR. Tragically, in September of 2015, Ryan "Saint Paul Love" Ogle passed away. To celebrate his life and music, Ryan's I.P.R classmates have put together The Legacy Of Love show, featuring performances with artists he was collaborating with before his passing, as well as taking place at the last venue he performed at, Icehouse. For more information on Saint Paul Love, this "Boplicity" demo and the upcoming Legacy Of Love show, which is paying tribute to his music, visit HERE: rhymesayers.com/news/dem_atlas_le…of_love_show_demo Legacy Of Love takes place at the Icehouse on January 19th, 2016, featuring the music of Saint Paul Love with special performances by deM atlaS, Carnage The Executioner, Guthrie, and special guests...
Shon Roka (pronounced Shaun Roca) the DJ also known as Shaun Ortega was born on the west-side of Chicago. He started gaining fame as a bboy in 1991 and later became a member of a well known crew called the BRICKHEADZ. He would perform for such artist and events such as The Roots, KRS One, Immortal Technique, Dougie Fresh, Common, Rhymefest, Cypress Hill, Pharoah Monch, Nas, Diddy, Mariah Carey, Taste of Chicago, Lollapolooza, Looptopia, B96 Summer Bash just to name a few. The BRICKHEADZ also won many breakin' competition nationally and internationally. While Shon Roka was being active as a bboy he was working on his craft of being a DJ. DJing for w/ Nike, Jordan, Under Armour, Adidas, Vans, Uprise (Chicago) Skateshop for numerous in-stores, sporting events, galleries and corporate outings. Also Shon Roka is a resident DJ post Covid in Chicago at McGee's, Tantrum, Imbibe and Harbee's. While being a DJ, he has been teaching music production and the Art of Skateboarding through Maggie Daley's After School Matters. Also known as Gallery 37. For more information contact via email.