Freaquency 360 presents Superstar Soundwave w/ DJ MASEO (from De La Soul)

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Freaquency 360 presents Superstar Soundwave w/ DJ MASEO (from De La Soul)
Saturday, February 16, 2019 10:00 PM
Snug Harbor, Charlotte, NC
  • 18 & over
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  • Ticket Price: $15.00 - $20.00
  • Door Time: 9:00 PM
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
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Freaquency360 presents:

Get ready for funk, soul, hip-hop and grooves from yesterday, today and beyond. Be ready to dance your ass off!!
We will also be celebrating Blow your Head co-founder and Freaquency360 affiliate Jah Freedom's Birthday !!!
We along with our partners at Kompleks Creative ( Durham, NC ) are here to bring you a series of incredible DJs and dope parties to the Carolinas. Why ? Because you are not an All Star this weekend you are a SUPERSTAR everyday !!
See you there!

DJ Maseo: Producer / DJ / part-time MC Vincent Mason a.k.a Maseo a.k.a Plug 3 from iconic hiphop group De La Soul quietly maintains a key spot in hiphop history. De La Soul burst onto the scene and innovated hiphop by colouring outside the lines, sampling a diverse array of untouched, previously unsampled artists such as The Turtles, Hall & Oates, and Steely Dan on their critically acclaimed debut "3 Feet High & Rising." They have been a catalyst for other important acts in hiphop history as they helped introduce to world to Mos Def, helped propel a Tribe Called Quest with "Buddy", and were among the first major acts to work with deceased hiphop icon J-Dilla on a major single (when he was known as Jay Dee). De La is perhaps the "oldest" functioning hiphop group to still truly maintain credibility while not having "fell off" as they continue to stay relevant collaborating with Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz, MF Doom, Ghostface Killah, Roc Marciano and Madlib among others. Their "downtime" music release within the gap of their their most recent albums (2003 and 2016) was also innovative; put out by Nike, who also released a De La Soul limited edition Dunk sneaker which sold out at retail immediately and can now be found on Ebay for upwards of $500. Their biggest song to date came from left field somewhat: Damon Albarn from Blur was such a fan that he enlisted De La to participate on his 2nd Gorillaz album which gave birth to "Feel Good Inc" - the biggest single ever for both De La and Gorillaz. The track was featured on a massive Ipod worldwide TV campaign and won both acts a Grammy the same night as their ensemble Grammy performance which also included Madonna. De La toured with Gorillaz worldwide where Damon would have entire stadiums chant Maseo's name to prompt his now infamous demented laugh to start off the performance of "Feel Good Inc" and Maseo was often found DJ'ing at the afterparties. De La's long-anticipated new Crowd-funded album broke a Kickstarter record and debuted at #1 on Billboard's Rap Chart; as well, it was nominated for a Grammy Award. It features appearances by Snoop Dogg, David Byrne, Damon Albarn, Little Dragon, 2Chainz & more.
Like their album debut, Maseo’s DJ'ing - while rooted in Hiphop - is a diverse journey through all of his musical loves - Disco, Funk, Soul, 80's, Old School and more.

Kil Ripkin:

Kil Ripkin (Akil S. El) is an Moorish American rapper/producer born New York, raised in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. Groomed under the tutelage of singer songwriter, producer and engineer Don Newkirk his music turned the head of DJ Premier, which laid the foundation for a long standing relationship for his crew The Coalescence.

Kil’s latest full-length album Medulla Oblongata Rap (M.O.R.) 8 on Torae’s (Barrel Brothers, Revolt TV, SiriusXM) Internal Affairs Records (in association with Soulspazm), is a conceptual work of art detailing the fall of man and a the re-birth process.

Blow Your Head:

“Blow Your Head!” DJs Flock of Slagles and Jah Freedom spin  vinyl sets of Funk, Soul, Boogie, Disco, House, Rare Groove and much more !!

Their parties are part groove explosion, an ode to the past present and future of the funk and "Damn what is that" !!!!!

Check their monthly residency at Snug Harbor or wherever city you see the Blow Your Head logo. You Know it's going to be a party !!