SATURDAY November 22nd @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Tony Touch A.K.A Tony Toca continues to be a force to be reckoned with. Tony Touch, an icon in Hip Hop and in the Urban Hispanic genre plus seasoned player in the game, is a true innovator and has revolutionized the DJ game over and over. From his legendary mix tapes, to his skills on the 1’s and 2’s, he has become one of Hip Hop’s most recognized DJ’s. This C.E.O/Artist/Producer is now currently working on his 7th commercial release titled “The Piece Maker 3…Return of the 50 MC’s” and is expected to make history once again.
SATURDAY October 25th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Jay Ski was the official tour DJ for the New Jazz Philosophy tour, featuring Busta Rhymes, The Roots, Common, Talib Kweli, Mya, The Pharcyde, EPMD, Mobb Deep, and more. Jay Ski can also be heard weekly on Monie Love's XM radio show called "Ladies First", as he produces and mixes on channel 65/Sirius 39 on the old school channel "Backspin". Jay's latest accomplishment is being the DJ for the "One World Hip Hop Championship", in which three episodes have aired on MTV2, hosted by Philadelphia hip hop legend Parry P.
SATURDAY September 27th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Kon has been digging in crates since 1976, DJing since 1985, and spinning in clubs since 1991. He is one half of Kon and Amir, who released the acclaimed “On Track” and “Off Track” series on BBE Records where they introduced rare grooves to a new audience. His remixes of dance classics prompted Gilles Peterson to name him “Edit/rework King of 2011”, and feature him prominently on his BBC Radio shows.
THURSDAY August 28th @ BLACKBIRD ORDINARY Miami, FL - On top of his untouchable turntablist skills and scratch champion showmanship, the world has also recognized that Craze is a second to none club DJ — he has toured the globe over, from Jamaica to Australia to Japan to Iceland to France to the country he was born, Nicaragua. All DJing aside, Craze is also a world- renowned producer, releasing wildly successful drum'n'bass records with labels such as Cartel Recordings, Breakbeat Kaos, and C.I.A and other hip hop inspired productions with the likes of DMC Records, Ninja Tune Records, OM Records and K7 Records.
SATURDAY August 23rd @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - KDSML is the avant-garde of the new guard, a bleeding edge DJ with the skills and experience to blow speakers and blow minds where ever he goes. Born in the U.K. But hailing from Nashville KDSML merges the British Isles love for electronic progressivism with the South’s love for the big, big bass tying them together with a turntablist’s fleet fingers and an ear-to-ear grin that’s as contagious as it is honest.
SATURDAY July 26th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Detroit Hip-Hop’s Ambassador to the World, Michael “House Shoes” Buchanan has been an integral part of the long burgeoning Motown resurgence. Just ask anyone coming out of Detroit to confirm this. House Shoes, a resident DJ at the hip-hop staple St. Andrews Hall, Detroit MI, from 1994-2004 has had personal influence over a full generation of well respected emcees, producers, and then-future DJs. Four-time winner of the “Best Hip Hop DJ” in Detroit, he has used his platform to expose some of the best and brightest talent his city has had to offer.