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Hip Hop / Jazz / Reggae Auburn, CA  US


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  • Thu

    Aug 27

    Long Beach, CA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2015

    Apr 19

    Auburn, CA, US | 10:00am

    Some Kind Of Earth Festival

  • 2015

    Apr 4

    Nevada City, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Get Ready for LUMENS TOUR 2015! Nevada City, CA, Sapient (of Sandpeople Music) is coming through our area, APRIL 4TH! Traveling from up North (Portland, OR) with w/ DJ Jon & David Dalla G, THIS IS #LUMENSTOUR2015 18+ LIVE AT The Stonehouse Old Brewery $10 at the Door | Presented by: AHHC Concerts & Events Hosted by: J Ross Parrelli (J Ross Music) & The Mashup Sound by: XZAC Entertainment also feat. DJ Bephlip Full Bar Area w/ ID (21+) We'll Be Rockin' with the Auburn Hip Hop Congress Crew, "E-Tagg" Eric Tagg and much more tba! This is also Cassiee LeeAnn Taylor's 20th Birthday Show! So.... LET'S BRING THE PARTY!!!!! #AlwaysInAffect 2015 ---> #itsworking ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** SAPIENT *** Sapient is a Hip Hop artist based in Portland, OR who has been an influential voice in the Northwest music scene for the past ten years. An exquisite and high energy live performance has taken him across the world, leaving onlookers captive until he exits the stage. His songs and are known for their heavy hitting beats beats under inspired melodies paired with Sape’s rhymes which matchless in delivery and wit. Music is Sapient’s element and there is nothing comparable to witnessing him in the midst of it. “Sapient is one of those rare hip hop artists who manages to sound completely unique and fresh” - NYLON Magazine Coming up as a graffiti writer and beat hustler, his art has ripened into more complex levels of musicality, and branched out into graphic design, illustration, and videography. He is a husband and father to three kids who have inspired and fuelled an uncanny level of grit, turning him into the creator and producer who can and does do it all. With a sought after sound of indie influenced beats, often incorporating samples, live instrumentation, and heavy drums that leave sore necks as the by-product of rigorous head nodding, he is Northwest Hip Hop’s most innovative voice and greatest renaissance man. “Sapient will never let himself be confined within the box of a single genre.” - Portland Deli Sapient was born into music and has dabbled in multiple instruments for as far back as he can remember. After being busted for graffiti charges at 18, he took to rapping over his own beats made with a drum machine, a guitar, and an 8-track. This early training blossomed into a distinctive sound of multi-textured arrangements that are structured with the sense of a songwriter. Sapient’s beats have re-defined the sound of Northwest Hip Hop and carried luminary voices from the likes of Macklemore, Aesop Rock, Slug (Atmosphere), Cage, Eyedea and more. As a vocalist and producer, Sapient has been a member of The Prime (a duo with Living Legends’ front man Luckyiam), as well as Portland’s Debaser, and is a founding member of the Northwest Hip Hop collective, Sandpeople. He tours frequently, spreading his name across the country as an independent artist, and is always hands on: mixing and mastering, designing visual art, directing videos, and developing his unique brand with an insatiable work ethic. Committed to care for his young family and cultivate his creative vision at the same time, Sapient is pushing through boundaries and claiming his own space in the musical lexicon. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** J ROSS PARRELLI *** J ROSS PARRELLI a beautiful definition of successful Indie Artist, conscientious emcee and a fearless free-styling lyricist. Universal/ MI5 Recording artist, she sets standards by winning multiple Emcee competitions from the Bronx to the Bay, including “Hot 97’s Who’s Next Competition”. J Ross Parrelli's dynamic range of sensual and sophisticated vocal prowess not only stands on par with her male counter parts in the music industry, but also as an incredible emcee holding her own on stages like the "Magnum Live Large Project 2 Competition, as well as hosting the Northwest World Reggae Festival, the Independent Hip Hop Stage at Van’s Warped Tour, and Guest Speaking and performing at Leadership Conferences From Europe to Africa, Hawaii to New York. With her global community work and growing interest in the education system and reform, she has co-founded BEATS LYRICS LEADERS and co-created a Hip Hop Curriculum that is now being piloted with youth everywhere; in schools, after school music programs, foster youth gatherings and on Native Reservations. The combination of her unique musical talent and passion for empowering the next generation is infections and making a difference with everyone from at-risk youth to aspiring young artists, using Hip Hop education to change the world. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** AUBURN HIP HOP CONGRESS *** AHHC is a team of dedicated individuals including: youth, entrepreneurs, community builders, artists, musicians, poets, civic and business leaders. Utilizing Music, Arts & Leadership to uplift & bring community together. Auburn Hip Hop Congress' 5 Primary Focuses: • Youth Programs • Community Involvement • Cultural Awareness • Artist Development • Quality Events Mission: To encourage and support Hip Hop enthusiasts and young aspiring artists to manifest their dreams through cultural programs, social events, community service, and business development. Vision: Hip Hop is globally recognized and celebrated as an innovative source of positive personal, social and political change. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SAPIENT: http://www.sapientkills.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Sapientkills?ref=br_tf J ROSS: http://www.jrossmusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/JRossParrelli?ref=br_tf AHHC: https://www.youtube.com/user/AuburnHipHop https://www.facebook.com/HHC530?ref=br_tf E-TAGG: https://soundcloud.com/erictaggmusic https://www.facebook.com/erictaggmusic/timeline

  • 2014

    Aug 31

    Pacific City, OR, US | 8:00pm

    Last day of recording retreat with BLL

  • 2014

    Aug 30

    Pacific City, OR, US | 8:00pm

    Amazing mentor program from dreamers to entrepreneurs


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  • J Ross Parrelli picture by Rocky Zapata; MUA by Natalie Pohley Auburn Hip Hop Congress.. Jazz Matazz
  • Jazz Matazz Jan 24th at Auburn State Theater live with Element Brass Band
  • Livefromauburn.com to get your tickets


Sounds Like: Doo Doo Funk Allstars, Miguel, Rita Ora, Questlove, Erykah Badu

Label: Universal Music Group Fontana/InGroove

Manager: Little Charlie

Bio: J ROSS PARRELLI a beautiful definition of successful Indie Artist, conscientious emcee and a fearless free-styling lyricist. Universal/ MI5 Recording artist, she sets standards by winning multiple Emcee competitions from the Bronx to the Bay, including “Hot 97’s Who’s Next Competition”. J Ross Pa...See Full Bio

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