Monday, January 7, 2013
The Hip Hop Project's very own DJ Eves - Soul Sauce
So my guy Eves asked me to put up his new mix the other day. I've been remodeling the casa so I haven't been doing nothing else but that. Check the emails and had a few submissions from Jersey, few from Memphis, a few other places...anyhow, gotta get back to those, so I decided to put his up after listening to it for 5 minutes. Keep in mind this guy is a real true head. In this mix he shows you it to, blending the classics. I need some help on running this blog, so gonna reach out to some peeps and interview others. You know we gonna have more dope ish if we bringing you Classic mixes and quality ish like this! Catch The Hip Hop Project airing on Saturday Nights on 88.7 WLUW FM Chicago or go here to find out how to listen in your area http://wluw.org/station/show/hip-hop-project/
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.