Saturday, January 12, 2013
Footage From Rakim x Tony Touch at Shrine Last Night!
Legendary rapper Rakim performs at the Shrine in Chicago... Footage shot by Derrick Salter for DerrickNtheCity Rakim & DJ Tony Touch live in Chicago @ The Shrine 1/11/13 for The Bassment's Grand Finale. DJ Tony Touch rocked the house and Rakim performs Paid In Full, Microphone Fiend, Follow The Leader, It's Been A Long Time, Juice, Don't Sweat The Technique and more to a sold out crowd. Filmed and edited by @WeBenFresh, contact WeBenFresh@gmail.com for any business inquiry.
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.