deirdre-smith-bio-pic-cropDeirdre “D.S. Sense” Smith (MC) is an artist, activist, public speaker and entrepreneur with an extensive recording and performance resume. She has worked extensive to promote women’s and LGBT rights. Her music is a reflection of her city (Detroit) and the best it has to offer, complete with emotion and urban innovation. The purpose of her music is to blend and mix all genres of music that have influenced her. By doing so, she hopes to introduce different styles and rhythms to an audience that otherwise would not have acquired these sounds on their own.
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raymond-pirtle-bio-picRaymond “DJ Raedawn” Pirtle  (DJ) is an award-winning DJ and educator, and the creator of modern deejay musical transcription, a subject about which he has taught and published extensively. He has developed a successful entrepreneurial approach, diversifying his work into teaching, performing, grant writing, and acting.
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danny-clavesilla-bio-pic-cropDanny “Supreme La Rock” Clavesilla (Beatmaker) 
 is a producer and DJ with over thirty-five years of experience in hip-hop culture. He has produced many classic records, been a longtime mentor to many young hip-hop producers, founded and run the independent hip-hop label Conception Records, been one of the official DJs for the Seattle Seahawks, taught production and DJing at the University of Washington, and maintained a career as one of the most successful nightclub DJs working today.
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victor-alicea-bio-pic-cropVictor “Kid Glyde” Alicea (Dancer) is the president of Dynamic Rockers, one of hip-hop’s most historically significant dance crews. In addition to being a world-renowned dancer, he is a committed educator, mentor and entrepreneur, who has also performed extensively in live performances and battles around the world.
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