Tuesday, August 7, 2018
ChiCity Cypher Vol. 22
10 emcees came together on December 10th, 2017 to continue the long time tradition on Hip Hop cyphers. The ChiCity Cypher is brought to you by GizzoPRODUCTIONS. The emcees can be contacted at... (Gizzo/Gizzo Villanueva@Fb Host), G-Dot, A.I.P, ChiTown Ninja, Cloak, Kscie, Legacy, Noodles, OddFella, Queen Z. To purchase Official ChiCity Cypher Tees contact Gizzo Villanueva on FB or @Gizzo4shizzle on Instagram To be featured in an upcoming cypher you must contact Gizzo Villanueva on Fb or text CypherSlot to 909-991-6052. ChiCity Cypher Staff: Gizzo - Creator/Host Larry Smith - Development Director Martin Acevdo - Official DJ James Miller - Audio Coordinator Reggie Daniels - Coordinator
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.