Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Chi City ft. The Kid Daytona - "Story To Tell"
From the South Side of Chicago to the Heart of the Bronx, "Story To Tell" is the tale of so many others who strive to make it out of the projects. The song details the struggle to make ends meet in a world so cruel and unbalanced "Chi City" delivers tales about growing up in the streets of Chicago, as he fought to someday change the outcome of living in a neighborhood where gang violence is a everyday occurrence. Chi City reaches out to emerging East Coast emcee The Kid Daytona to paint a vivid picture of growing up In the streets of New York. In the end they share the same heart ache and pain as they both travel the same road to success.
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.