Music Production WokeShop: Beat Making + Recording | with .zone and Rowdy
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WOKESHOP: Music Production and Live Sound Engineering
LOCATION: Blackspace Durham [212 West Main Street suite 103]
DATES: TUESDAYS January – June 2024
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 offices📍 212 W Main Street Downtown Durham
WHO IS THIS FOR?: Black and Brown youth of African descent
J Rowdy – [email protected]
Reem – [email protected]
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Kevin “Rowdy” 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 – 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.