Thursday, June 23, 2016
Rotimi | Summer Bangerz #RNB
Right off of the release of his new track “Netflix and Chill” actor/RnB singer Rotimi, best known for playing his role "Dre" in the STARZ hit series "POWER" which is set to return July 17th, releases his new five-song project SUMMER BANGERZ alongside a sexy new visual titled, “Doin It”. This project includes samples from LL Cool J’s “Doin It”, Mya’s “Movin’ On”, Black Rob’s “Whoa”, Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam’s “Let the Beat Hit Em”, and an original bonus track “Paradise”. This body of work was features production by Corte Ellis, Bongo, and Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge.
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.