SATURDAY January 25th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN – As one half of the production duo DA BEATMINERS, EVIL DEE was instrumental in helping to craft the sound of classic boom bap hip hop. The geniuses behind Enta Da Stage, Black Moon’s introduction album, Smif & Wessun’s debut album Dah Shinin’ and singles for artists such as Naughty By Nature, Black Star, Eminem and Busta Rhymes, just to name a few. Da Beatminerz soon added their own albums to their catalog signing on with Rawkus Records for a production based project. The hard-edge beats were laced with hip hop’s finest lyricists to create Brace 4 Impak.
FRIDAY January 24th @ THE BASEMENT, Atlanta, GA – This month, Nashville’s infamous hip-hop party is coming to Atlanta…. THE BOOM BAP!! Beginning as a monthly party in Nashville centered around friends spinning the hip hop records they love THE BOOM BAP quickly became internationally recognized amongst DJ’s and party goers a brand on its own. Local talent spin records round robbin style on 4 turntables with a special guest DJ. Going on its sixth year The Boom Bap is currently happening montly in Nashville, and Miami, with pop ups in Philly and NYC. The Boom Bap has worked with some big names in the hip hop world including DJ Premier, DJ Scratch and Tony Touch (just to name a few) and look forward to bringing our 3rd monthly residency to Atlanta this month!
THURSDAY January 23rd @ BLACKBIRD ORDINARY, Miami, FL – 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 December 28th @ THE FIVE SPOT, Nashville, TN – Wick-it the Instigator is a multi-genre DJ and producer known as a breath of fresh air in an otherwise over-crowded EDM scene. His SoundCloud page is one of the top 200 most active pages on the entire site, garnering over 30,000 followers and 6,000,000 plays. Impressive numbers like these, which recently landed him at #5 on Billboard’s Next Big Sound chart, aren’t just a testament to his top-notch production skills, but also his keen ability to build and harness a highly interactive online fan base (1,000+ Facebook Fans added every week with 5,000+ people typically “talking about” him).