Wednesday, April 13, 2016
BADBADNOTGOOD | Speaking Gently
Speaking Gently | IV Coming Soon Speaking Gently ALEX SOWINSKI - Drums MATTY TAVARES - Poly Six, Rhodes CHESTER HANSEN - Bass, Crumar, Piano LELAND WHITTY - Tenor & Alto Saxophone, Flute Produced By BADBADNOTGOOD Engineered By Matty Tavares Mixed By Matty Tavares & Stephen Koszler Mastering Engineer Joao Carvalho Photography C. Olthuis INNOVATIVE LEISURE 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.