Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The Ave: Episode 1 | New York City
"The Ave" is a new mini-documentary series that will cover Battle Ave and DJcity’s upcoming 2016 US tour. To give a taste of what’s to come, this first episode recaps the final stop of Battle Ave’s 2014 tour at Turntable Lab in New York City. The video features legendary New York turntablists, including Slyce, Roli Rho, and Boogie Blind. Here are the 2016 US tour dates: 7/16: New York City, New York @ Rock & Soul 7/17: Long Island, New York @ Amityville Music Hall 7/21: Phoenix, Arizona @ Coolin Out & The Blunt Club 7/23: Houston, Texas @ Mega DJ Center 7/24: Austin, Texas @ Parlor Room 7/28: Denver, Colorado @ Mile High DJ Supply 7/29: Denver Colorado @ TBA 7/31: Las Vegas, Nevada @ Black Geisha Studios Subscribe to DJcityTV: http://bit.ly/127fT8P http://www.djcity.com http://www.facebook.com/djcity http://www.instagram.com/djcity http://www.twitter.com/djcity Filmed and edited by DJ Flow (@djflowyo) for At The Ave Records and True Note Media.
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.