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DJ R TO DA IZZA Chronic Break: 4.20

DJ R to Da IZZA is back with a mix to keep you relaxed and happy on this Lazy April 20th Sunday afternoon. Partake in your favorite vice, sit back and relax for an hour and enjoy. Even if you don’t partake in the 4.20 festivities you will still enjoy the display of musical versatility and skills presented on this mixtape.

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Hailing from the one of the nation’s most soulful cities,
Philadelphia, Pa., Raheem “DJ R to Da IZZA” Palmer has emerged as one
of the area’s top DJ’s. With a vast musical knowledge, his sets
include an eclectic blend of Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Old School, Reggae,
Club, and Top 40 hits. As a self-taught DJ who began at the age of 17,
DJ R to Da IZZA was heavily influenced by DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Kid Capri
DJ Clue, DJ Scratch, and Cosmic Strictly Skillz Kev, not only because
of their musical prowess but because of their industry dominance. At
17, he started gaining respect in the streets for releasing mixtapes
with exclusives industry heavyweights while still breaking new
underground artist. R to Da’s passion continued throughout his tenure
at the University of Pennsylvania, where he later earned a Bachelor of
Science degree from the Wharton School of Business. As a Penn
student, R to Da solidified himself as the go-to DJ for university
events in the area and expanded his network. As such, R to Da began
building a name for himself within the Philadelphia area and beyond,
successfully rocking crowds at various night clubs and colleges in New
York, New Jersey, Delaware, and the nation’s capital. With 
residencies at many of Philadelphia’s hottest night clubs, DJ R to Da
IZZA has spun events featuring and/or opening for celebrities such as
Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Ludacris, Gym Class Heroes, Jermaine Dupri, Kid
Capri, QuestLove, J cole & more. R to Da’s work ethic has become a
full-time grind, with expanded technical skills, robust musical
selection and a formidable stag

GoGo Morrow Friends & Lovers Tour Philly, Baltimore, & DC Run

GoGo Morrow has accompanied Marsha Ambrosius on multiple dates of the latter’s Friends & Lovers Tour. The dynamic performer has wowed concertgoers at Philly’s TLA, Washington, D.C.’s Howard Theatre, and Baltimore’s Baltimore Soundstage with her captivating performances and stage presence. Her single, “Private Dancer”, has been a crowd favorite at all the venues GoGo has graced during her time on the tour.


Shepard Fairey spins at Mural Arts Off the Wall Ball

What do  Shepard Fairey, Cosmo Baker and Union Transfer all have in common?  The Mural Arts OFF-THE-WALL BALL fundraiser.  Yup, here’s your chance to come party with Philly’s own Cosmo Baker and street art bohemeth Shepard Fairey while they spin tunes at the absolute must-attend after party of The Mural Arts annual Wall Ball Gala

This extraordinary event will take place from 9:30-12:00am Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Union Transfer and will be hosted by Mural Arts’ Young Friends Collective.

Tickets are $35 and include a drink ticket and light bites throughout the night.

All proceeds from this year’s OFF-THE-WALL BALL fundraiser will
go directly to Philadelphia’s First International Street Art Exhibition in 2015.

Tickets $35 Online/$40 Day-of
(includes (1) drink ticket and light bites)



Murals Arts Wall Ball

Thursday, May 29th 2014
Union Transfer

Tickets $35 online / $40 day of
(includes (1) drink ticket and light bites)



Heineken Green Room Beat Society Philadelphia – Insider

Dear Heineken Green Room Insiders,

Following our innovative music and technology showcase during Philly Tech Week, we are WARMLY welcoming in Spring with another special event for exclusive members like you! Heineken Green Room invites you to Beat Society- the official nationwide party spotlighting the art of beat making.

This star-studded edition of Beat Society will be hosted NYC’s HOT 97 radio host and industry voice Peter Rosenberg and Torae from Sirius XM, alongside Philly’s beloved Stef Tataz & Sao. DJ Statik will spin throughout the night, while you’ll be hearing the freshest and newest sounds from producers Jahlil Beats, Apollo Brown, Chad Wes, and Ant Man Wonder, and to conclude- a highly anticipated live performance featuring special guest Pharoahe Monch.

Beat Society is reserved for Heineken Green Room Insiders ONLY.

Insiders must RSVP to this invite for themselves +1 by May 5th at 5pm.You must be 21 or over to attend. RSVP does not guarantee admittance so arrive early as entry will be first come, first serve. And remember, more Heineken Green Room Events are coming up soon!

ENTER HERE for your chance to win.


Become a Heineken Green Room Insider at Philly Tech Week!

Become a Heineken Green Room Insider!

We’ve made it through the long winter and the Spring Season is warming up. It’s also that time of year again you can become a Heineken Green Room Insider!

As part of Philly Tech Week 2014, Heineken Green Room is featuring premiere presentations from some of most innovative names in music and technology and a party with the sounds of Philly’s own !llvibe Collective and MICK (formerly Mick Boogie) – one of America’s most in-demand DJ talents and a marketing, branding, and tech space entrepreneur.

Featuring Q&A sessions with DatPiff – a world-wide leader for digital mixtapes, and – the #1 internet destination for all things related to Hip-Hop culture, plus presentations by an Adobe product specialist, Trudhan, and also MyChannel – Philadelphia based content-sharing website on which users can create and share their customized channels. These platforms will demo and showcase the latest innovations involving music technology.

This event – taking place Thursday April 10th is reserved for Heineken Green Room Insiders ONLY.

Enter here and obtain access for you plus a friend as well as a Heineken Green Room membership that automatically makes you a VIP member for special events like this one, plus premiere promotions, and unique giveaways.

You must be 21 or over to enter the contest. Must RSVP by April 8th at 5pm. RSVP does not guarantee admittance so arrive early as entry will be first come, first serve. Check your inbox for more Heineken Green Room contests and events coming your way in 2014!

ENTER HERE for your chance to win.




HANG ON with Aaron Nevins

HANG ON with Aaron Nevins returns on Friday, February 21st at its new home – the Adrienne Theater!

Hang On is a comedy talk show where the audience is part of the conversation. Each month, Aaron is joined by fascinating and hysterical guests, and audience wrangler Dan Vetrano is armed with a microphone in the audience for whenever you have something to say.

This month’s amazing guests:

BEN SINCLAIR & KATJA BLICHFELD – creators of the acclaimed series High Maintenance, named Best Web Series by USA Today, The Guardian, and featured in GQ, Rolling Stone and more. Katja Blichfeld was also the Emmy-winning casting director for NBC’s 30 Rock.

ETHAN T. BERLIN – creator of IFC’s hilarious series Bunk and writer for HBO’s Da Ali G Show, Adult Swim’s Superjail, Fuse’s Billy on the Street, and so much more.

Plus a panel of hilarious comics HILLARY REA, ALEX PEARLMAN, and JON LALU! And the evening will be kicked off by some standup comedy from the very funny MICHAEL S. WATKINS.

All for the low price of $5! Seating is limited, so get your tickets now.

Buy Tickets Here