LA's Westside jump off continues w/ KCRW's Anthony Valadez and Jahkova on the turntables alongside The Rootdown's KG Superstar holding down the mic duties. Every Friday night is filled with positive energy w/ a room filled with dance floor madness. Soul classics, anthems, reggae and throw back hip hop are served alongside new joints fresh from the turntables.
-ANTHONY VALADEZ (89.9 KCRW/DUBLAB/RECORDBREAKIN) Creative Director of all things fresh
Anthony Valadez hosts his weekly program Monday nights on 89.9 KCRW as well as being a regular contributor to Dublab, an online music resource for music lovers. He has recently dropped his debut full length album on Recordbreakin'. He has recently been featured in publications and press as part of Scion's RTW campaign by designing a Scion vehicle from a dj's perspective. He also holds down FAST FWD at LITTLE TEMPLE on Saturday nights. He has had the pleasure of playing alongside Kool Herc, Mixmaster Mike, Little Dragon, Ben Harper, Meshell N'degeocello, Bilal, Robert Glasper, Wajeed, Cee Lo, Les Nubians, Sa Ra Creative Partners, Quadron, Jose James, Doug E Fresh,Build An Ark, Dj Shadow, Sly Stone, The Foreign Exchange, Ledisi, Lalah Hathaway, RES, Talib Kweli, Jason Bentley, Marques Wyatt and so many other inspiring figures. He has had the pleasure of remixing for Grammy Award winning artists such as Ozomatli and David Bowie as part of KCRW's Remix projects. www.anthonyvaladez.com
Breaking into LA's nightlife on the 1's & 2's is our fam bam Jahkova who throws down hard on the turntables from classic 70's soul to B More anthems and House classics. Make sure to check her out opening the night and closing the night
in her unique fashion & always with a smile.
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KG SUPERSTAR (Rootdown Soundsystem)
No joke, KG Superstar was a back up dancer for GUY! And it shows! Having rocked parties since his early New Jack Swing days as a back up dancer and hype man, he continues to rock parties unparalleled by any other mic controller. He held down mic duties at our sister jump off HONEY. Catch him every Saturday night at Little Temple as well as host of the legendary Root Down parties.
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