Random Dope with DJ mikeflo, Hosted by Sellassie
In a collaborative effort, DJ mikeflo and Sellassie come together in producing the first in a series, "RANDOM DOPE" (A cornucopia of pure. uncut. dope. music. period.) The show will feature a 3 hour feature set by mikeflo of dead prez with special guest djs and will be hosted by S.F.'s own Sellassie.
Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, mikeflo (emcee/producer/DJ) of the RBG family, has not only made a name for himself in the hip hop community in the states but has captured the attention of music lovers all over the world by using the spirit and stamina of a conscious emcee to sketch working class revolutionary thoughts on the canvas of the listener's mind. mikeflo has done what few emcees have been able to do. He has creatively merged "conscious" lyrics with an intense sonic backdrop to create music with a powerful message that forces you to nod your head religiously, truly an "overground" sound.
mikeflo has been billed all over the world alongside some of the biggest names in hip-hop, including: Nas, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, dead prez, Common, Rick Ross, Slum Village, Outkast, KRS-ONE, A Tribe Called Quest, Dj Premier, Dj Drama, DJ Green Lantern, and a host of other industry heavyweights.
His latest releases, Less Is More (produced by Leo Goetz) and Fly, Fresh & Responsible, have proven to fans that mikeflo's music embodies the essence of power. With tracks like, Habara Gani, Big Band, The Line, and a host of industry takeovers on the FFR mixtape, flo's growth as an artist is evident, and his connection with his audience seems to grow with each release. When flo isn't behind the mic you can find him all over the globe on tour as dead prez's resident DJ. Whether running the dead prez show, or spinning after parties from LA to New Zealand, flo stays on the move rocking crowds and maintaining a standard nothing short of captivating.
Sellassie has carved his niche as a leading progressive voice in San Francisco Bay Area Hip Hop. With an acclaimed and award-winning debut release, I'm Tryin' to Make a Livin' Not a Killin', a recent follow-up, Sins of Your Forefathers and a brand new release, Stop Hatin in the Bay Remix by Traxamillion, this upcoming emcee has garnered a street level buzz with a fresh perspective. Sellassie is proof that there are young black artists that can make music that is creative, street, positive and smart. He stands firm to his message, has a charismatic presence and is evidence that not every rapper raps negatively, glorifying drugs, guns, women, money or their ego. He is also the creator and co-producer of the Independent Artist Series, We All We Got + 2Racks Rap Contest. Producing over 90 shows on the calendar in the last 2 years in over 15 markets nationwide, the series have distinguished themselves as premier outlets for independent artists. He is also working with many social, political and youth based initiatives, and is a contributor to various special projects including the film, It Doesn't Cost Nothin' to Dream.
FOR INFORMATION and INTERVIEW REQUESTS:
Gina Gallo for Inhouse Talent
415 596 7050
John Colins (View)
138 Minna St
San Francisco, CA 94105
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|