Monday, February 20, 2017
Saba on Chicago Hip-Hop and What Outsiders Get Wrong | Pigeons & Planes Update
Saba stops by the P&P Update to talk about Chicago hip-hop, where he's from, and some of the misconceptions about rappers from his city. His album 'Bucket List Project' is out now, and his first headlining tour starts in March. See all the dates and buy tickets here: http://www.sabapivot.com/shows/. Subscribe to Pigeons & Planes on YouTube: http://goo.gl/lylYiS Check out more of Pigeons & Planes here: http://pigeonsandplanes.com/ https://twitter.com/PigsAndPlans https://www.facebook.com/PigsAndPlans
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.