THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring Mike 2600 & Keen One

SATURDAY November 28th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Mike 2600 is a 19-year veteran DJ, cuttin' up full figured funk and real raw raps especially for you and yours. Mike has shared the stage and opened up for DJs and musicians including Chromeo, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, Atmosphere, DaM FunK, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Mixmaster Mike, Madlib, Peanut Butter Wolf, Nick Waterhouse, Nadastrom, Spank Rock, DJ Assault, Tittsworth, Orgone, !!!, Dengue Fever, and Tiesto.

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SATURDAY October 24th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Spinning records has taken MetroGnome across the country, playing in venues in many cities and states, as well as backing up Grammy-winning artist Ludacris in concert and opening for hip hop icons Rakim, Ghostface, Lupe Fiasco, Eric Roberson, and others. DJ Topspeed, a fixture in the Indianapolis scene for 22 years, learned his chops in the early days of hip-hop, listening to intense Dr. Dre mixes and assembling his own. He earned his stripes in that most unforgiving of venues: the skate palace, spinning for years at the Melody Skateland.

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THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring BOOGIE BLIND

SATURDAY September 26th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - DJ Boogie Blind's advanced skill at blending house, drum & bass, hip-hop, funk and dub step into party-perfect mixes is only rivaled by the list of international clubs and festivals where crowds rock out to his sets. As he gears up to release a fresh collection of house and dub step mixes for digital distribution, Blind keeps his tour skills sharp deejaying for Coachella, SXSW, Redbull, and MTV as well as touring as the resident DJ for Pharoahe Monch and Lord Finesse.

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THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring DJ YNOT

SATURDAY August 22nd @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - DJ YNOT has been a staple behind turntables for over a decade. His ability and dedication to the art forum along with crowd pleasing selections have lead him to share the stage with everyone from Hip-Hop legends The Wu Tang Clan to Pop Icon Britney Spears. In a quest to push musical boundaries my "turntable wizardry" has earned him the the honor to play alongside such DJ luminaries as A-trak, Peanut Butter Wolf, Kenny Dope, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Questlove, Rich Medina, Kon, Cosmo Baker, Nu-Mark, Craze, Scratch and Dam Funk among others. Attending Button


THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring MAD SKILLZ

SATURDAY July 25th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - MAD SKILLZ has toured the world as a MC for DJ Jazzy Jeff & recently has stepped back behind the turntables himself. Though most would argue that the hip hop industry has declined in recent years, Skillz has managed to survive for a decade and a half by not embracing every trend. Instead, he emphasizes his old-school roots knowing quality music fans will follow him. These days, that’s a downright original concept. Attending Button


THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring DJ EXCEL

SATURDAY June 27th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Originally from Philadelphia DJ Excel, a 20 year music veteran holds a reputation as one of the few “childhood prodigyʼs” in the DJ industry. DJing before the technological advancements of laptops and serato, Excel embodies innate talent and inhibits encyclopedia knowledge of a wide range of music. His extended catalog is the blueprint to his ability to create, remix, cut and blend sets that are often imitated yet never duplicated. Attending Button



DJing since 1986, it's safe to say that Bazarro has seen some things! As a member of Beatminerz Radio and Dysfunkshunal Familee Crew, Crazy DJ Bazarro has gained a rep as a host that's able to rock the party and the decks at the same time! A skill that is not very common in this world... He works closely with DJ Evil Dee (Beatminerz) and has toured the world with artists such as Jean Grae, The Roots, Bahamadia and DJ Drama! Schooled for years in that NYC Boom Bap so expect this one to get CRAZY! Attending Button


THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring EDDIE GEORGE

SATURDAY April 25th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - This month we are proud to have the one & only Eddie George (AKA DJ 27) joining us! A college football & NFL legend, he's also a bad man behind the decks! Eddie came up listening to Philly DJ’s like DJ Cash Money and cutting records with the same precision he applied to his storied pro Football career. Not to be confused with your run of the mill celebrity DJ, Eddie know's how to rock the party!! Don’t Zzzz this one, is not to be missed! Attending Button


THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring DJ MEL

SATURDAY March 28th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Notoriously recognized as "Obama's DJ," DJ Mel is one Texas' most well rounded and high profiled DJs. Based in Austin with past performances at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Tour de France, 2012 Democratic National Convention, Election Night 2012 at Obama HQ, 2013 Presidential Inauguration and the White House Easter Egg Roll in 2013 & 2014. Attending Button