Friday, November 24, 2017
Maestro Fresh Wes ft. Kool Keith | Skyscrapers | Official Music Video
POPPA STRO MEETS POPPA LARGE !! Canada's godfather of Hiphop, Maestro Fresh Wes, teams up with the one and only Kool Keith of the legendary Ultra Magnetic MC's on this classic banger produced by Lord Quest. SKYSCRAPERS embodies the essence of Hiphop with beats and bars that resonate. "I'm looking for the Leaders, but all I see is followers, followers turn into borrowers, borrowers turn into swallowers ".....Maestro exclaims on his verse symbolizing the need for innovators in this saturated cesspool of assimilation. "Suckers lowered the bar, that's why we raised it!" Wes continues on the infectious chorus. Using Toronto's CN Tower and New York City's Empire State buildings as the points of references, Wes and Keith body this track while elevating on this classic collaboration. Maestro Fresh Wes' Skyscrapers featuring Kool Keith is the latest video with music from his LP Coach Fresh which is out now. Directed by Gerald K. Barclay www.GeeBeeProductions.com Video producer Jean Gilles Song produced by Lord Quest Shot in NYC, November 2017. Maestro Fresh Wes - Label/Distro: WWE / Fontana North
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.