charles-burchell-bio-picCharles Burchell (Beatmaker) is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer from New Orleans, Louisiana. He has studied at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, the New England Conservatory (B.M. ’12) and most recently completed the Masters of Arts in Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed. M ’13). Burchell has recorded and produced albums with Wes “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Delfayo Marsalis, Ran Blake, Ciel Rouge, and his own band, The Love Experiment, and has performed and given master classes at a variety of music festivals around the world.
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daniel-zarazua-bio-picDaniel Zarazua (DJ) has had a DJ career that has spanned over two decades and four continents, during which time he has shared billing with the likes of hip-hop star Eminem and performed at corporate events for ESPN and Cadillac. In 1999, he was a finalist for the Detroit Music Awards in the category of “Best Hip Hop DJ.” In the past few years, he has shifted his focus to education, journalism, and photography, while still using music as a base.
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mone-smith-bio-pic-croppedMoné “Medusa” Smith (MC) is the undisputed Queen of West Coast underground hip-hop. She has shared the stage with artists including Stevie Wonder, KRS-ONE, George Clinton, Public Enemy, Erykah Badu, Roy Ayers, Common, Meshell Ndegeocello, and MC Lyte. She was the winner of a 2014 Female Hip Hop Honor Award and a 2014 West Coast Hip Hop Award, as well as honoree of Honolulu’s “Girl Fest,” which dedicated an entire day to Medusa and her accomplishments in music.
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danny-rodriguez-bio-picDanny J. “Dan Tres Omi” Rodriguez (Dancer) has been a member of the Universal Zulu Nation (UZN) for over 15 years. He was the president of the Solar Flare chapter of Hampton Roads Virginia and is the current vice president of the Gem City Zulus chapter of Dayton, Ohio. He is the author of “Is that Breakdance Fighting?” and founder of Capoeira Dayton.
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