Tuesday, January 26, 2016
January 2016 Playlist | Beat tHe oddZ
New music in January that we Blog or that I play in my sets or listen to occasionally. Beat tHe oddZ is a play off the the breakin' crew that I am in called BRICKHEADZ. est. 1992 History since 1985. The "BHZ" that you see in paisley is for BRICKHEADZ. Time to time I still bboy. Put my 9-5 is a DJ & Producer of my community. For years I have been sharing my music on #BHZLife BLOG to build more awareness of what I spin for the culture. I'm know more for a Hip Hop, Breaks, Funk & Soul DJ but I can turn up in all genres of music. Here is a start of the first playlist for 2016
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.