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MULTIHOP HIGHLIGHTED ARTIST – DJ Kuttin Kandi & “Empire of Funk”

DJ Kuttin Kandi, born and raised Queens, NY, is widely regarded as legendary and one of the most accomplished female DJ’s in the world. She is also known as a Writer, Poet, Mentor, Hip Hop Advocate, Activist, Feminist and Community Organizer.  She is a member of DJ team champions 5th Platoon, Founder and DJ for the all female Hip-Hop group Anomolies, Cofounder of the famed NY monthly open mic nights “Guerrilla Words” and CoFounder of the coalition R.E.A.C.Hip-Hop (Representing Education, Activism & Community through Hip Hop.

Presently, Kuttin Kandi has a new stage show combining her turntable wizardry and spoken word/poetry, accompanied by a newly formed female band The Heart.

Kandi’’s newest and latest project – an anthology coedited with friends Mark Villegas and Rod Labrador titled “”Empire of Funk:  Hip Hop and Representation in Filipina/o America”.  The book is available now for purchase with Cognella Publishing

Visit the Empire of Funk website:

http://empireoffunk.com/

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