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
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