Miguel Teck Arteaga from Self Xplanatory one of the top 5 if not 3 relevant Bboy crews in Chicago goes to NYC and shows you why? He heads there mainly to vent but also for Octagon NYC 2011. Dynamic Rockers & Alienness present OCTAGON NYC that went down Saturday February 26th 1v1 OCTAGON BATTLE @ NYC ARTS CYPHER.
6 days later he edits and brings you a short documentary of his trip to NYC for the Octagon East Coast prelims. Check out the Inspiring interviews on why people dance. Maybe some of you can relate. Respect and Love for the Culture...
Friday, March 4, 2011
TECK (Self-Xplanatory) from Chicago goes to NYC and shows you why?
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.