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Plan B Recordings, Sound Black Recordings, and Bu-Mako Recordings present SUPREME SCYENCE...a gathering of forces between three DJs, three producers, three label owners, and three FRIENDS.
This will be Lady B's DEBUT visit to NYC!!!! Come out and show your love!
LADY BLACKTRONIKA, aka., "The First Lady of Beatdown"
Real name / Akua Marcelle Adaeze Grant
Moniker(s) / The Lady Blacktronika, Lady B
In 1997 she hooked up with dj friend Mattski who gave her first taste of music production doing vocals on numerous unreleased house tracks with him. Frustrated with "the boys not letting [her] play with their toys" she began trying her hand at house music and techno production in 2006, producing Beatdown tracks inspired by such Detroit greats as Theo Parrish, Moodymann, and Norma Jean Bell.
In early '07 Mike Huckaby discovered her on Myspace. He introduced her to a global audience on a Detroit radio broadcast. She released her first single shortly there after on Deep Explorer in September of '07.
She infuses experiences from her past in gritty street life while bringing a woman's sensitivity and emotion to the Beatdown genre and Chicago influenced House music.
LADY B has been featured numerous times on Resident Advisor, scoring high marks for her soulful house production that is second to none. We are happy to have Miss Lady Blacktronika come out and play a Pre-Pride set alongside our crew and friends on Thursday the 30th.
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Ugandan born Jenifa Mayanja has been part of the underground deep house music scene for many years. She solidified her reputation first as a music buyer at the now defunct legendary record store “Dancetracks” and then as one of the most sought after djs in New York crowning her achievements playing at the “Body and Soul party many times over.
She created and nurtured her own parties that featured her eclectic style of djing that were well received and written about in "TimeOut NY" one of those parties “Bu-mako” was the start of other creative avenues for Jenifa. Currently she runs her own imprint “Bu-mako recordings” on which her musical productions are featured, and also djs on her own radio show “The Bumako Experience” on www.motionfm.com on Fridays at 2pm.
While she has been coined the "the first lady of deep house" by some, her musical productions cross many genres and her music has been playlisted by tastemakers like Steve Bug, Alex From Tokyo, ISoul8, Vince Watson, Lars Benhenroth, DJ Deep, Slam Mode, Jus-Ed, and numerous others... Recently added to the Uzuri Bookings DJ roster, home to some of the hottest underground stars in the scene, the world gets to finally experience Jenifa's well versed, energetic, spirit filled dj sets...
LOLA AKA DAKINI9
Lola has been DJing and collecting music for well over ten years. She founded the party DEEP SEE which ran weekly for nearly ten years in NYC, and over the years she has had the honor of playing with some of the deepest DJs around, including Mike Huckaby, Keith Worthy, Patrice Scott, Daz I Kue, Alton Miller, and many others. In 2008, she joined up with DJ Spider to run Plan B Recordings. Building Plan B Recordings, working on her own productions and remixes, teaching yoga, and exploring her various metaphysical interests is what keeps Lola inspired and energized. In 2009, she began producing under the moniker Dakini9. She released her debut EP on Plan B Recordings "Dust & Memories" in summer of 2010 and is currently working on several remixes and her debut vinyl EP.
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