Wednesday, August 24, 2016
KG (from ATR) | What Would You Do (Prod. by Mr. Green)
“In the 2012-2014 time frame, over 1.4 million New Yorkers - including nearly one in four of the city’s children - lived in households that lacked sufficient food… in 2015, more than 109,000 people slept in the New York City shelter system” KG, a reggae artist from Flatbush, Brooklyn, ATR and the Live from the Streets crew shines some light on the homelessness situation with “What Would You Do” from the ‘Live from Parkside” album. Directed, shot & edited by Sam Lipman-Stern Actors: Layne Tisdel Martin, Brandon Mirto, Julia Special Thanks to all the residents of NYC for sharing their stories, The whole Parkside. Executive Produced by Mr. Green and Sam Lipman-Stern © 2016 Live from the Streets Productions
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.