Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Phife | Nutshell (Prod. by J Dilla) | Official Music Video
Phife ‘Nutshell’ (Malik Taylor, James Yancey) Produced by J Dilla. Scratches by DJ Rasta Root. Smokin’ Needles Records 2016. Engineered/Vocal Production by Jon Bonus. Recorded at Side 3 Studios. Mixed by Morgan Garcia. Mastered by Michael Romanowski. Executive Produced by Dion Liverpool Directed by Tony Reames Director of Photography Nick Lauinger Geran Daniels 1st Assistant Camera Rosa Islas 2nd Assistant Camera Nsil AUDIO ENGINEER JAHAH LOCATION MANAGER Kenny Wallace Property Manager Omar Farlow Still Photographer Tymm Hoffman TymmText Joe Stu Jamal St. Cyr Special Thanks to Mike G, Pos, Jarobi, Pete Rock, Maseo, Rakim, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Q-Tip and Redman. Thanks to Dj Nabs, Kangol Kid, J-live, Jamal, Dres tha Beatnik, Prince Po, Dave (Plug 2), Rapper Big Pooh, Busy Bee, Don Newkirk, Dinco D, Greg Nice, Talib Kweli, Just Blaze, Ras Kass, Dante Ross, Prince Paul Praise GOD from whom all blessings flow Thanks to Mom,Dad,Uncle Russ,Zack,Nikki,Dizzle,The Smith Family (Evan,Kia,Kira,Kaylia),Ashlee, Mark ‘Poon’ Chan, Morgan Garcia, Tony Reames & team, Pillows, Mark Woods, Dion & The Liverpool family, The DeLong Family, all family & friends Dedicated 2 Granny Boyce,Uncle Kenny, Frank Liverpool Dave,Fudge Darcelin, Baby Chris Lighty & J Dilla!!! From the forthcoming EP ‘Give Thanks’ On Smokin Needles Records
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.