Friday, July 20, 2018
Black Thought | Rest In Power | The Trayvon Martin Story | Music Video
71 seconds, so many unanswered questions. Watch the music video for Black Thought’s powerful original composition, "Rest In Power", a tribute to the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin and the title track of the docu-series that premieres July 30th on Paramount Network and BET. Subscribe to The Roots' channel: http://bit.ly/RootsYouTube Official site for The Roots: http://theroots.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheRoots Twitter: https://twitter.com/theroots Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theroots/ Jimmy Fallon: http://www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com
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.