Monday, June 27, 2016
Roots Picnic 2016 Highlight Reel
The 9th Annual Roots Picnic took over Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, and we’re still feeling the effects of the grand event (in our bones). Watch as the legendary Roots crew put together a big event with huge performances from Kaytranada, DMX, Kehlani, Future, Anderson .Paak, Leon Bridges and Usher. Editor: Lance Steagall (of COLLABO!) Producers: Ginny Suss Hope Wilson Videographers: Lance Steagall (of COLLABO!) Jake Remington (of COLLABO!) Pascal Youance Rafe Scoobey-Thal Ralston Smith Carlos Cardona Jesse Groening Raymond "Hidji" Martinez Emmai Alaquiva Chris Petricko Audio: Greg Scott Rob Zogby Jordan Gilliam Media Management: Chinisha Scott Production Management: Grace Bellamy Production Assistants: Jiro Kohl Ricardo Sosa Tim Evans
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.