Head-Roc presents La Orilla, a tribute to the place he has called home for the past six years. La Orilla, or "The Edge," is a paradise in the nation's capital where artists and creatives from all walks of life and pursuits have famously gathered for years to enjoy each other's acceptance and support. The performance also includes appearances by Face, Full Power Blues featuring Mama Moon, and Cristopolis. Presented by Chocolate City Rocks.
This for the kids edition features live performances by critically acclaimed musicians, youth-specialized entertainers, and educators and is hosted by Risikat Okedeyi.
Combining elements of poetry, spoken word, emceeing and beats, "I Remember U" pays homage to the famed U Street Corridor when it was home to DC's progressive music and arts scene of the late 1990's. Produced and hosted by Risikat "Kat" Okedeyi, the show features performances by Ra Brown, Asheru, Poem-Cees, Dehejia Maat, Wes Felton, Navasha Daya and DJ Stylus in a live and continuous mixtape style approach.
The mission of HTCMLI is to use intense kung fu, lion and dragon dance and traditional Chinese percussion and African djembe drum instrument training to instill in our participants the character traits of self-reliance, personal responsibility, to strive for excellence, and to become successful adults and leaders in their chosen fields and prepare them to lead a meaningful life. Through the power of our values and commitment to excellence in traditional cultural arts, the HTCMLI has become a center of excellence for youth development.
Chocolate City Rocks opening night featuring performances by GODISHEUS and Thaylobleu: two Funk Rock bands comprised of award winning Washington DC based and homegrown Go-Go, Hip-Hop, and Poetry superstars. Hosted by Risikat Okedeyi (LSP). www.chocolatecityrocks.com