Brooklyn boys are dropping great hip hop beats
bklyn boihood BLACK LOVE party!
Saturday Feb 15, 2014
21 and over
$10 advance, $15 at doors
DJ Mursi Layne
Trinidad native and Brooklyn resident, Mursi is not only a crowd pleasing self-taught deejay, but also a producer, film Sound Recordist/Sound Editor and co-founder of The Artchitects, a boutique production company. She spins an array of music to include Hip Hop, Club, Reggae, Soca, Electronic, Classics, and anything that will make one body-roll even if they don't know how to. Her keen ear for music and down-to-earth personality has helped her build her brand both globally and commercially. "My DJ sets are like a melting pot! I can go anywhere from c*nty beats like MikeQ-produced tracks to Stuttastep tunes such as DJ Kiva's remix of Erykah Badu's Out My Mind, Just in Time." - Mursi (ACE Hotel interview). Mursi's career highlights include Afro Punk Festival, F1 Grand Prix + Private event at The King's Palace in The Kingdom of Bahrain (Middle East), Lee's Palace (Toronto), Ozio Lounge in Washington DC, The MET Museum, ACE Hotel, American Cancer Society, Top Shop, Madewell, Adidas, Public Assembly, Knitting Factory and more. She has also performed at shows featuring artists such as Rye Rye, TheeSatisfaction, Mykki Blanco and BadBadNotGood.
(Creative Director, Design & Marketing, House DJ) is a native Brooklynite, born of Belizean and Honduran parents. He is a trans- identified filmmaker, exhibitionist, designer, and dj of bklyn boihood. Sebastian’s innovativeness and resourcefulness transpired a B.A. in Political Science in 2010 from the New School University, and has allowed him to be a continuous politically active member in the LGBTQ of color community in NYC for nearly 10 years now. He is always searching zealously for the political implications behind gender-policing of people of color. A vegan for 10 years and humbly diverse chef in vegan and vegetarian cuisines, you can find Sebastian’s recipes on dapperQ.com. He is also recent founder of Km.T, a gashly raw and fashion forward t-shirt line that personifies the reawakening of the history of humanity embedded in all of our DNAs despite race, creed, or color.
DJ Mane Squeeze
Born in the Bronx, New York, Mane Squeeze is a D.C. based DJ and creative. Her interests include education, visual arts, and digital design, with a major focus on music and entertainment. When she decided to begin her deejaying career five years ago, she had no idea she would be a forerunner in innovating the local DJ-ing and party scene. Being part Jamaican and part Puerto Rican, Mane Squeeze has an authentic spice and zest to her music tastes, creating a universally appealing sound. As a self-taught artist, she finds joy in creating avant-garde atmospheres for party attendees, and introducing them to new sounds and artists they are sure to love. Mane Squeeze’s lengthy resume of accomplishments includes hosting major acts like Iggy Azalea, Nina Sky, and Nipsy Hussle for their first shows in D.C. area. She has curated and DJ-ed at more than 200 events along the east coast. Now that she has made a name for herself, she spends the majority of her time focusing on releasing her much anticipated mixtapes and original songs. Mane Squeeze continues to gain notoriety through her ability to merge almost all genres of music into an electrifying and enticing blend of sounds you just can’t help but dance to! Listen to Mane Squeeze's first mix entitled, Sweet Sweat Vol.1.