The Echo Presents: LA's Finest Weekly Raw Funky Soul Party
Funky Sole with Boogaloo Assassins
1822 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, California, 90026
This event is 21 and over
Funky Sole with DJ SPINNA
He began experimenting with turntables at age 11 and is known for combining dance music with hip hop, funk, and soul music. He remixed artists such as De La Soul, Mary J. Blige, and Stevie Wonder. He also collaborated with Eminem on songs such as "Three Six Five," "Watch Deez,"and "5-Star Generals," before the latter went on to superstardom. His first group, the Jigmastas, was with the emcee Kriminul. He is also a
member of Polyrhythm Addicts, an underground hip-hop 'supergroup' composedof him, Apani B Fly MC, Mr. Complex, and Shabaam Sahdeeq. The group's album Rhyme-Related was released in 1999 on Wreck/Nervous Records and
featured a song with Pharaohe Monch. Apani B Fly MC was replaced by Tiye Phoenix when the group reunited and recorded the 2007 release Break Glass, which featured the single “Reachin’,” released on April 24, 2007. He also
worked with New York-based live house-music group Tortured Soul as well asbeing a member of the group Domecrackers with DJ-Producer Joc Max from
Kansas City, and Grap Luva, whose brother is legendary hip hop producer Pete Rock.
Boogaloo Assassins are a Los Angeles-based 12-piece Latin band inspired by
the classic Latin Boogaloo, Latin Soul, Salsa, and Latin funk records of
the 1960’s and 1970’s. A staple of the Los Angeles live music scene,
Boogaloo Assassins are celebrating their 10-year anniversary with 2 sets of
live music, special guests, and DJs.
Founded in 2007 by members of the Los Angeles bands Hepcat, Ocean 11, and
See Spot, their 2013 self-released vinyl debut Old Love Dies Hard birthed
the 7” underground cross-over hit single “No No No”, a mambo version of the
Dawn Penn reggae classic, which received airplay from BBC Radio 6’s Gilles
Peterson, pioneering hip-hop Dj Tony Touch, KCRW 89.9, KKJZ 88.1, KPFK
90.7, KPCC 89.3, KXLU 88.9 and became a modern staple of salsa and funk
club Dj’s across the globe.
2014 saw Boogaloo Assassins support Innovative Leisure recording artist Nick
Waterhouse on West Coast dates, join the iconic Latin label Fania Records
with the re-release of their debut Old Love Dies Hard, and play a 5-show
celebration of Fania’s 50th anniversary in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and
New York City, including backing Fania legends Joe Bataan and Roberto Roena.
Boogaloo Assassins’ original 7-inch “One and Only (Parts 1 and 2)”, was
released on Pres Records (producer Nick Waterhouse) in 2016, instantly