Memorial Day Bash
King of Kings Reggae Sundays
Jah Yzer, DJ Leydis, DJ Smoky (one blood)
579 18th St
Oakland, CA, 94612
This event is 18 and over
King of Kings Reggae Sundays
KING of KINGS reggae sundays party in uptown oakland at The New Parish, the premier weekly reggae/dancehall party in the Bay since April 20, 2002. So come down to Oakland on a Sunday night & skank to the sounds of the best reggae / dancehall DJ’s in the Bay Area. Every sunday at The New Parish in Oakland, KING of KINGS reggae Sundays, 579 18th st., Oakland, Ca.
Plus rotating Guest Selektaz: JAH YZER, IRIE DOLE, I-VIER, DJ JACQUES, SPLIFF SKANKIN, ROB RANKIN, DOOGIE, EL KOOL KYLE, DADDY ROLO, COMMON SENSI, RELIC, KHAI SHERRIF, ASHANTI HI-FI, HENROC, RIDDM, PLATURN, MR.E, SHORTKUT, COOP D’VILLE, GREEN B, STEPWISE!
(born October 16, 1976) Jah Yzer also known as BMK (Blunt Masta Kash) is a DJ, producer, and emcee. He is considered a prominent figure in the reggae scene and was first noticed on air with Bay Area’s number one hip hop radio station “106 KMEL”. Jah Love Universal and KMEL organized a live sound clash airing round one, and then continued the competition at “The End Up’s party known as Club Dread” in San Francisco. Jah Warrior Shelter took the trophy over Queen Dons and Vibes Supreme, and Jah Yzer’s career was on a rise.
DJ LEYDIS was born and raised in Cuba. She became involved in the Cuban hip hop movement during its inception and helped organize events, community shows, and a women’s hip hop collective called Omega. Leydis has created the first female DJ mixtape and has performed across Cuba as a spoken word artist. She also continues to be an articulate speaker on Cuban hip-hop culture and how the embargo and travel ban has prevented the exchange of music and culture between the U.S and Cuba. Having recently moved to the United States, she currently resides in the Bay Area and has toured with DJ for Omegas Kilay, Las Krudas, and Los Rakas. Leydis has also opened up for Erykah Badu and ?estlove. She was also resident Dj at the Lukas Lounge (The Jet Set) every 2sd and 4th Wednesday (Rumba to Hip Hop every 3rd Sunday at Soma Bar inside.
DJ Smoky (one blood)
DJ Smoky aka SMOKE-1
Born and raised in E. Oakland, DJ SMOKY is a product of the mid ’80′s breakdance era, when records where the natural medium of music maneuvering. Growing up with influences from RUN DMC & TOO $HORT to STEEL PULSE & SIZZLA, the musical recipe was born. Specializing in reggae and hip-hop DJ SMOKY focuses on the Bay Area as the place to play. DJ SMOKY has played all over n. america on the summer and winter VANS tour for over 10 years, MOUNTAIN DEW TOUR, X GAMES, MAMMOTH WCI contest, GRAVITY GAMES, BURTON US OPEN, as well as playing for the 2002 WINTER OLYMPIC HALF-PIPE contest in Park City, Utah. SMOKY has backed the likes of: KRS-1/DEAD PREZ/TALIB KWELI/WU-TANG/TOO SHORT/CUTTY RANKS/JR. REID/SHINEHEAD/ROCKER-T/HIEROGLYPHICS/GANGSTARR, and works with all the boss DJ’s in the Bay.
Today, you can find him at his KING OF KINGS REGGAE SUNDAYS night club in uptown oakland at The New Parish, the premier weekly reggae/dancehall party in the Bay since April 20, 2002. So come down to Oakland on a Sunday night & skank to the sounds of the best reggae / dancehall DJ’s in the Bay Area.
Every Sunday at The New Parish in Oakland, KING of KINGS reggae Sundays, 579 18th St.