Music Production WokeShop: Beat Making + Recording | with .zone and Rowdy


WOKESHOP: Music Production and Live Sound Engineering
LOCATION: Blackspace Durham [212 West Main Street suite 103]
DATES: TUESDAYS January – June 2024
TIME: 6:30PM-8:30PM
FACILITATOR: .zone & Reem the Goat
DESCRIPTION: Connect with the OnlyUs Media pros to help youth learn the basics of beat making, music composition, and more. Entry is FREE and open to ages 13-19. Come learn from our collective of Blackspace x OnlyUs producers. Workshops are held every Tuesday evening from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Blackspace officesūüďć 212 W Main Street Downtown Durham
WHO IS THIS FOR?: Black and Brown youth of African descent
J Rowdy –¬†[email protected]

Reem – [email protected] 


About Rowdy

Kevin ‚ÄúRowdy‚ÄĚ Rowsey II is a National Recording Artist, Record Executive, Educator and PhD candidate based in North Carolina.¬†Rowdy is the Executive Director of the Afrofuturist Teen Center¬†Blackspace, which was an incubator for him to co-found the Grammy-nominated record label¬†Only Us. Rowdy is a Hip Hop Ambassador through the U.S. Department of State and the Next Level Hip Hop Program, and has rocked stages and classrooms from¬†Mexico¬†to the¬†Cherokee Nation. Rowdy¬†has been featured on BET, NPR, PBS Kids, and has given a TEDX talk on the importance of Hip Hop Culture. Rowdy is part of the national collective No9to5¬†Music, and¬†plays with a live Jazz Band (J)¬†Rowdy¬†& The Night Shift which was nominated for a 2017 Carolina Music Award.¬†Rowdy¬†is the founder of two triangle area cyphers ‚Äď The UNC Cypher (UNC-CH) and the Med City Cypher (Downtown Durham). Rowdy earned his BA from UNC Chapel Hill and his¬†Masters of Arts¬†in Teaching from UNC Greensboro, where he is currently a PhD candidate, focused on his mission: to spread southern hip hop at a national and international level through performance, writing and educational workshops and inspiring the culture through the craft.