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Chocolate City Rocks

"Chocolate City Rocks" is a DC based grassroots initiative started in 2010 by Vance “Head-Roc” Levy, to promote a greater public awareness and patronage of Washington DC area’s conscious and cultural artist.

Additional Resources

Upcoming Millennium Stage Performances

Watch these performances free at the Kennedy Center or online.

Video

10/25/14: Target Family Night: Chocolate City Rocks presents Jali D, Uncle Devin, and Bab Ras D

This for the kids edition features live performances by critically acclaimed musicians, children entertainers, and educators and is hosted by Risikat Okedeyi.


Watch Past Performances

<i>Chocolate City Rocks</i> & Lil SoSo Productions Present <i>I Remember U: A Live Mixtape Experience</i> 9/14/14: Chocolate City Rocks & Lil SoSo Productions Present I Remember U: A Live Mixtape Experience

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.

Chocolate City Rocks & Lil SoSo Productions Present I Remember U: A Live Mixtape Experience

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.

<i>Chocolate City Rocks!</i> & Lil SoSo Productions present Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute 9/13/14: Chocolate City Rocks! & Lil SoSo Productions present Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute

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! & Lil SoSo Productions present Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute

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.
 
Thaylobleu & Godisheus: <i>Chocolate City Rocks!</i> 8/23/14: Thaylobleu & Godisheus: Chocolate City Rocks!

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

 

Thaylobleu & Godisheus: Chocolate City Rocks!

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

 

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