Brick To Ya Face Presents:
DIY Music Festival 2017
DJ Nobody, K. Cero, O.K.I.M., Noa James, Stevie Crooks, Nick Pacoli, Chola Orange, Cali Stackz, Waju, and more!
200 W. Second St
Pomona, CA, 91766
Doors 2:00 PM / Show 3:00 PM
This event is all ages
Miko Allyn (O.K.I.M) was born on February 4, 1989 in Los Alamitos, CA. Growing up he has had numerous music inspirations across various genres.
Since the age of 14, O.K.I.M has been producing his own music and is extremely knowledgeable with Pro Tools. He has also produced a mixture of tracks from Rock, Hip Hop, Pop, Folk, Soul and many more for various local/main stream artists. He also received the opportunity to work with producers and songwriters from the Underdogs.
In 2007, he started a solo acoustic guitar project. He had a great response from a panel of members at the ASCAP as one of his acoustic songs were chosen to be reviewed at the "I Create Music" Expo in April of 2009. Also in 2007, Miko was one of six members in the band West Side Story, he sang along with playing keys/vox. West Side Story played at various local venues as well as Warped Tour in San Diego in 2008, The Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and winning two Battle of the Bands. Band mates went their separate ways in 2009. O.K.I.M partnered with another individual that same year, 2009 and called themselves Quicky Disco Remix (QDR). QDR got the opportunity to receive radio time on 99.1 KGGI as well as open up for major artists from Ke$ha, Far East Movement, Hyper Crush and many more.
In late 2009 O.K.I.M decided to approach his dream of music in a different way. He returned to school to receive more knowledge in pro-tools and become more familiar with the producing aspect of music. After six months, O.K.I.M was certified in Recording Engineering, Mixing and Mastering.
Mid 2010 O.K.I.M lost one of his main music inspirations, his cousin Chris "Notes" Olsen in an unexpected accident. During this tragic time O.K.I.M wrote songs and spent hours and days in the studio to help him cope with his emotions. It was then that he decided he was ready to be an artist again, ready to let the world feel each variation of emotion by his production and vocals.
O.K.I.M. was busy pursuing his dream in 2011 by producing and writing music for himself as an artist. Within 2011 he was chosen to be part of the video game "Marquee World" as a artist/performer. O.K.I.M. had the privilege to open up for well known artists which include Tyga, Three 6 Mafia, Mickey Avalon, Hyper Crush, T.Mills and Audio Push. As his journey in music continues, he is excited to partner with talented and knowledgeable individuals within the music industry to help guide him down his path as an artist.
So far in the year 2012 he is currently working on mix tapes along with his new album. The artist O.K.I.M.'s CD will be available in the near future. O.K.I.M is rising quickly as you will see him posted all over social networking and local venues. His dream is to change the face of popular music for a lifetime. As he continues to work hard on combining all of his musical experiences and perfecting them to share with the world, he will soon be recognized as an icon of "That New New." He is the definition of young man reaching to accomplish his dream for music by doing what he loves to do. In the eyes of this talented producer, songwriter and artist, music is life.
$15.00 - $20.00
Tickets Available at the Door