Live in The Atrium
Mikey Pauker, Lyrical I, Ra Be
1011 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Doors 8:30 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 16 and over
Kosha Dillz, better known as Rami to his friends and family is an LA transplant via New Jersey // Israeli background. The independent emcee who believes in his musical journey and much as being Jewish, starting gracing legendary stages of Nuyorican Poets Cafe in the early 2000's before entering a state of dereliction and drug dealing addiction. Before you knew it, his lifestyle led him to multiple jail stints in the midst of promising NCAA Division Iwresting career at Rutgers University.
After cleaning up his act in the mid 2000's, his ho career began working into what Source Magazine calls "The hardest working man in Hip Hop." How can that be you may ask? His stories are part of the most unbelievable stats reigning true. Imagine recording tracks with everyone from the Rzato Matisyahu, and do shows around the world with acts like ASAP Rocky to Macklemore and even Yo Gabba Gabba. His tracks, mainly produced via Jesse Shatkin (Sia, Murs, Santigold) have landed in various placements from Bud Light Superbowl commercials to the upcoming Sundance 2016 select The Skinny. He is even a playable character in NBA 2k11 / 2k13alongside Drake and Snoop Dogg, and his music has appeared on every website from Brooklyn Vegan to Billboard Magazine. He raps in Spanish, Hebrew, and English.
If that doesn't impress you enough, not many rappers can say their website was hacked by ISIS. Yes you heard that right. Just look it up. And If you believe in his self proclaimed Adventure-Core music, follow Kosha Dillz on his path, as he is more than likely to pop up anywhere you may look with a microphone in hand as his famous stickers reign true; Kosha DIllz is Everywhere. On January 15th, he will be on stage at the Brooklyn Bowl right before the legend Slick Rick.
For the better part of three years Mikey Pauker has been spreading love and light all over the globe facilitating transformation through music and educating all denominations of people about connecting with the inner light. His passionate connection to ancient text runs through his veins and feeds his ability to compose music inspired by mysticism and divine experiences. The Orange County native has shared the stage with with Trevor Hall, Matthew Santos, Matisyahu, Idan Raichel, Local Natives, The Stone Foxes among others. Mikey has just finished recording his full length record with producer Diwon (Y-Love, Bonhom) and CEO of Shemspeed, the leading urban Jewish entertainment imprint. The album which blends genres and hints at styles similar to Bon Iver, Imagine Dragons & Trevor Hall is slated for release in 2013.