Friday, December 18, 2015
The Crew Code: Ruggeds | Episode 7
Legendary dancers, Roxrite and Lilou, create a short film series about iconic B-Boy and breakdancing crews from around the globe. This explosive style of dance is a way for dancers to compete, express their style and show pride for their local scene. Established 2005 in Endhoven, Netherlands, the Ruggeds are the forward thinkers of the Euro breaking scene. Their code is progress. Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before. Music, dance, and culture collide to form the Red Bull Music channel. Red Bull on Facebook: http://win.gs/redbullfb Red Bull on Twitter: http://win.gs/redbulltwitter Subscribe to Red Bull Music: http://win.gs/SubToRedBullMusic
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.