Thu, October 17th

CMJ International Hip-hop Showcase

hip-hop TICKETS

Doors 9PM
Show 9.15pm
Advance Price $10
Door Price $10

Advanced online ticket sales stop at 5pm on day of show
If available, more tickets are available at door


 Official CMJ Showcase 
6th Annual International Hip Hop Showcase returns to DROM
presented by
The Bloom Effect and INDMUSIC 

Artists are flying in from around the world to perform under one roof tonight.
The only Intl Urban Showcase which has happened several years now

Hosted by  Maya Azucena
http://www.mayaazucena.com

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Check it out live at GANDER.tv.

This year’s acts include:

IKES from U.K

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IKES has been entertaining hip-hop fans on both sides of the Atlantic with his distinguished mix of raw realism, cheeky lyricism, and clever word play.This year has so far seen Ikes release his remix of Kendrick Lamar's ‘Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe', (‘B.D.K.M.V'), which was featured across blogs including Vice's We Are S.M.E, and SB.TV.This young talent is showing no signs of slowing down, and with his entrepreneurial skills, he's set for success in the very near future. With an active involvement in projects such as 'Midem' in Cannes of France, and 'The New Music Seminar' in New York, Ikes is trying to make a difference in the music world
Ikes - Let it go 
Rude Beats  (Holland)

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More than just beatbox.²
Ruud ŒRudeBeats¹ van Schaik is an all round musician. He is more than just abeat boxer. He raps, sings, plays guitar and produces. He creates his beatson the stage with a loop station, a guitar and a microphone. He often amazeshis crowd performing as a live Œone man band¹. Rudebeats performs on aweekly basis, almost every weekend. During the week he mostly is busy givingworkshops beatboxing/rap. Because of his ongoing engagement in and deeppassion for music, he became a wanted musician. Nu-soul and hiphop are themain styles produced by this beatboxer/rapper/singer. In 2010 he was thesupport act for Giovanca, a famous Dutch singer. In 2011 he has had severalperformances; ŒJazzity Stage¹, television program ŒThe Sing Off¹ and theatershow formation ŒMusic Behind Bars¹. But He's not only performing in his owncountry (the Netherlands) Untill now, he also performed in Dubai, Abu Dhabi,Liverpool (UK), Aruba, Paris(FR) and Denmark.  
Chief - Switzerland

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CHIEF is a dynamic beatmaker, his music has been best described as filling the gap between classic beatmaking and forward thinking production. He's well known both for his solo work and for producing the cream of the cream of both confirmed and upcoming rappers/singers such as Moka Only, Blu, Co$, John Robinson, Kissey Asplund, Aloe Blacc, Dynas, Les Nubians, Just Brea, Ghostape, Sene, or Abstract Rude to name but a few.From hybrid electric beats to mesmerizing urban soundscapes, from cloudy ambiences to sophisticated soulful monsters, Chief's production showcases the moods and aptitudes of a forward-thinking producer capable of intelligently blending electronic influences together with hip-hop roots, to the best effect.Chief is currently working on a new album with his live partner Deheb, and an album with US rapper John Robinson. Tours in South Africa, Japan and US are currently in the work. Chief is also the founder of Feelin' music.  
 

Devon Tracy-  Canada

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Devon Tracy is a young and talented performer chasing a dream. This19-year-old dancer/rapper from Toronto is at home in the spotlight. As adancer he's already received recognition with a scholarship to travel to LosAngeles to train with the choreographers from the TV shows America's BestDance Crew and So You Think You Can Dance. As a rapper, his five mixtapereleases reached 500,000 + downloads and 4 million + views on his Youtubechannel resulting in his Anti - Freeze video being featured in over 900Journeys across North America. He has also shared the stage with icons suchas legendary emcee Ice Cube, as well as other successful rappers such asTyga and Machine Gun Kelly. Last year Devon won the One to Watch Award atthe Canadian Urban Music Conference

Adrienne Mack-Davis - U.S.A

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Classically trained soul/hip-hop singer Adrienne Mack-Davis travels the world sharing her positive message. Currently AMD is on The Perpetual Tour - Twelve months of shows, service and self-development. As well she is an official artist of Fighting For Futures an organization that facilitates workshops and hands on assistance to people in need. Her goal is to be the best she can be and encourage others to do the same.  


MC Melodee x Cookin Soul (Holland and Spain)

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MC Melodee's music is a mixture of different hiphop styles. Witty rhymes are combined with quality flows and beats to dance to. MC Melodee differences herself from other hiphop artists by bringing back an oldskool feel and by delivering highly quality music that speaks to a wide international audience. As experienced has learned, also onstage people immediately fall in love with this fierce lady, while performing her mixtape " Check Out Melodee" and her new album "My Tape Deck" with world famous Spanish producers duo Cookin' Soul. All the way live from Amsterdam to Valencia & beyond they bring you great energy & chemistry onstage! Get ready for this one..  

http://www.mcmelodee.com
http://www.cookinsoul.com/


Krussia (Russia)

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Krussia is a musician from Russia's Detroit, Chelyabinsk, who came to NewYork with a backpack and a pen. Upon arrival he worked as a dishwasher,construction worker, bike messenger to get by, before he was able to link upwith Brooklyn¹s legend PF Cuttin who backed the release of his projectMaking Moves that included tracks with such guests like Sean Price, GrandPuba and Afu-Ra. As a Beatboxer Krussia appeared in the German documentary"5th Element of Hip Hop" alongside Japan's OG Dj Shark. With his partnerTripmastaz, Krussia released 2 solo albums - "I'm not white - I'm russian"and "Diagonal". Collaborated with such heavyweights like Joel Ortiz, Blitzthe Ambassador and Gift of Gab. Without paying attention to opinions howmusic is supposed to sound, Krussia continues to challenge the boundaries,in a musical process that could be described as "Redman and Hendrix craftinga Bladerunner soundtrack". 

Krussia feat. Blitz the Ambassador and Iam "For You"