JAZZ

Mo Beasley | Chen Lo | DJ Fillup Banks
Mo Beasley & Quintet
Mo Beasley is an award-winning performance poet, sexuality educator, author, and public speaker. He has successfully integrated his love of performing with his love of education and community building. In the fields of sexuality, race, manhood, and arts advocacy, he has over 20 years experience as a performer, teaching artist, workshop facilitator, consultant, activist, and mentor to youth. Mo Beasley’s presentations range from cutting-edge perspectives on sex, sexuality, to art as action, fatherhood and family formation, hip hop as a tool for education, and re-defining masculinity for the 21st century.
For his accomplishments, Mo has been interviewed in the national and local New York media by personalities such as Rev. Al Sharpton and Chuck D. Nationally, he has either appeared or been a frequent guest on XM Radio, Air America Radio, NPR’s News and Notes, BETJ, and The Hallmark Channel. Locally, he has been profiled on NY1 News, Fox 5 News, WNYE FM Radio, WBAI FM Radio, KISS FM Radio, Hot 97 Radio, and various local cable outlets in the New York metro area. Additionally, he has been quoted or featured in New York Newsday, Amsterdam News, rolling out UrbanStyle Weekly, Caribbean Life, Courier Life, crème magazine, Our Time Press, and several other publications. In 2006, The Daily News selected Mo as one of "50 Unsung New York Heroes."

For audio, video & more information visit: www.myspace.com/mobeasleymusic

 

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Chen Lo

Spoken word and Hip-Hop artist Chen Lo is a young positive voice in the tradition of Amiri Baraka & Sekou Sundiata. He has always stood to use his individual gifts, skills and talents to enhance the well being of his community. He is fortunate to have found his purpose and voice at an early age. His mission is simple: use music as a tool to empower communities toward relevant and practical change. As an artist, humanitarian, teacher, motivational speaker and entrepreneur, Chen Lo is moving to approach this mission from several directions. 

For more information visit: www.chenlomusic.com or www.mtv.com/music/artist/chen_lo/artist.jhtml.

 

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DJ Fillup Banks DJ Fillup Banks- All Purpose DJ


DJ Fillup Banks aka Banks

DJ FillupBanks is a master mixer with a dynamically hypnotic presence on the turntables. Banks spins a variety of genres from Hip Hop, R&B, Dancehall, Old School, House & more, tinged with his personal style. He has been voted one of the top DJs in the Greater Washington DC area by DCClubbing.com.

A native New Yorker and Howard University Alum, Banks is currently based in Washington DC.
A diverse body of DJ experiences around the country has helped him develop the ability to recognize & organize music in building the life of the party. Banks' set can only be described as an experience, even the wall flowers get it poppin' when he's on the one's and two's.

You can catch DJ FillupBanks at PURE on Fridays and Saturday nights at The Stadium, both in DC. He is the Official DJ for EliteDCradio.com and Instructor of Audio Production & DJing at one of DC's toughest high schools. With a unique mixing style under his belt he hosts & promotes events using the latest social media sites such as Face Book & Twitter which reaches over 10,000 audience members. DJ FillupBanks is available for national & international touring.