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Cristopolis



Biography

Cristopolis is an entertainer that fuses Hip-Hop, Latin and Electronic Dance Music.  

His high energy show consists of live bucket drumming, Latin dancers, female beat boxer, and DJ E-Boogie performing on turntables and backup vocals.  He has given lectures on Hip-Hop at Duke University and has performed at over 100 Universities, Colleges and Festivals across the country to include;  George Washington University, American University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland, Penn State, and many others.  He has been featured on Fox News, Univision, Telemundo and on radio stations such as NPR, WPGC, WKYS and several college and internet stations. 

A trilingual emcee, Cristopolis performs in English, Spanish, and French and has been called "a Hip-Hop powerhouse" by the Washington Post and "a Latino Tour de Force" by NBC News.  
He has also used his language and performance skills to serve for the last 7 years as the Master of Ceremony at the prestigious National Cinco de Mayo Festival held annually on the National Mall in Washington, DC.  He has collaborated on songs with platinum selling artists and grammy nominees such as Redman and Ana Tijoux, along with collaborations with several other well recognized artists such as Sensato, Chingo Bling, MC Ceja, Don Dinero, Thirstin Howl III, and La Bruja.

Cristopolis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from George Mason University and a Master of Arts in Accounting from National University (2014).  In addition to his music career he is also the owner and Creative Director at the popular website latin.hiphop.

For additional information please visit:  www.cristopolis.com

Watch Past Performances

Video 12/13/2014: La Orilla

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.

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