Celebrate a month dedicated to hip-hop with this special screening of an 80s classic. Commemorate the 30th anniversary of the classic film Breakin’ at this screening with cast member Boogaloo Shrimp in attendance! In the 1984 cult classic Breakin’, a

Artist: Beyond Reality Title: Soul’s Journey Label: eQ Media Review Date: 4/12/07 Listen to music at www.cdbaby.com/cd/beyondreality  Reviewed by: Jieshrae Washington The reality of Hip-Hop, whether underground  or mainstream is that Hip-hop is a male dominated medium of expression.  Despite the struggle against gender biases

Showcasing Seattle Women at the 2014 (Un)Conference and Film Festival Hosted by Women Who Rock Review and photography by Naomi Musgrave. On April 25, the second evening of the 2014 (Un)Conference and Film Festival was underway at Washington Hall. Hosted

By Julie-C Published May 4, 2007 If you were in the Emerald City on May 2nd and weren’t at Chop Suey for Swagger Fest, I extend my regrets to you, because you missed some of the most dynamic, energy-packed performances Seattle

Artist: Gabriel Teodros Title: Lovework Label: Massline Media Review Date: 2/26/07 Purchase: Lovework  available at AMAZON.COM Reviewed by: Jieshrae Washington Seattle has generally been under-appreciated but respected by the underground Hip-Hop world.  Cultivated in Seattle’s underground, Gabriel Teodros releases his long awaited album, “Lovework”,

October 9, 2006 Congratulations to Mr. Supreme, Gordon Curvey, and King Khazm for their outstanding contributions in Hip Hop, receiving the 2006 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Hip Hop! Presented by Musica Entertainment and the City of Seattle Arts and Cultural Affairs department, the


Olisa “Spyc-E” Enrico was born November 5, 1977 and raised in the Central District, Rainier Valley, Beacon Hill, and Capitol Hill. She was born into a family of musicians and was a natural poet and songwriter. She transitioned her poetry

Wojack, previously known as MC Deff, is an emcee, producer, and activist raised in Tacoma, Washington. He began his career in the 80s by founding the crew Def City Rockers, and released projects with NastyMix Records as well as Just

Nasty Nes

A native of the Philippines, it was in 1970 when “Nasty-Nes” Rodriguez relocated 
to the United States where his dreams became a reality. “While my sister was attending 
New York University, I would spend my summer vacations in the Big

DJ Scene

DJ Scene was born in 1978 in Everett and moved to the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle at the age of 18. Having been involved with music for years as a drummer for various local rock bands, he started DJing