Monday, December 21, 2015
Jojo Abot | Mega Kpenu Nao ft. EA WAVE | Video
Recorded in Kenya, Mega Kpenu Nao meaning Let it shame you not, is a song that marks the beginning of the AFRI-NA-LADI multimedia workshop happening in Kenya (December 2015 - March,2016) Curated by Jojo Abot The track features the sounds of Kenyan DJ/Producer collective, EAST AFRICAN WAVE. A Nairobi based musical collective Consisting of Nu fvnk , Jinku , Ukweli , Hirib∆e and Muroe with a goal to challenge existing perceptions of what African music and art is. Keep Updated on the Residency Here : http://afrinaladi.tumblr.com/ Soundcloud : https://soundcloud.com/jojoabot Sample Credit - Missy Elliot (Work It) Directed by Jojo Abot Cinematography Jojo Abot , Ukweli Nairobi (December,2015) Music Produced by Jojo Abot + EA WAVE
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.