FREE Concert @ The Bullpen Outdoor Patio Area
630 pm - 9 pm
359 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701
Presented by American Tobacco, The Bullpen and Bull Durham Beer Company.
Joshua Gunn, known to many as J. Gunn, has been a fixture in the NC Hip Hop Scene for over 15 years. Since the age of 7, he has been penning his own rhymes. Starting off as a very young battle emcee, he went on to garner over 200 Freestyle battle victories.
He has received multiple features in XXL Magazine, The Source and Hip Hop Weekly. In 2011 he was named by NBC/Universal as a “Top 10 artist to watch in 2012.”
Gunn remains one of the most highly sought after and anticipated artists in North Carolina and the greater Hip Hop underground. After a short partnership with the now defunct Nxlevel Music Group, which produced one critically acclaimed project entitled “The Sky…” Gunn and his longtime friend Rashad Ladson created the joint venture known as Red Eye Lifestyle. Red Eye Lifestyle is a lifestyle brand that will promote the music, entertainment, and digital media centered around the lifestyle of young entrepreneurs.
National Poetry Slam Champion, Cultural diplomat for the Department of State, Kundiman Fello, Team Backpack certified. G. Yamazawa has been featured on ABC, NBC, NPR, PBS and has tour over 200 univrsities both domestic and internationally. With notable performances at the Sundance Film Festival and the Pentagon, G continue to challenge the American perspective of race & culture, poetry & rap, and the phenomena of the human condition.
DJ & Emcee – Brian Dawson
Brian Dawson has experience in all forms of entertainment including but limited to event planning, street promotions, and radio/ television production. As an entrepreneur, Brian Dawson is the founder and CEO of Chase Media. His company provides advertising, artist and/or personality bookings and development, event planning and coordination, marketing, product placement, and promotions.
Sounds of the Bull City
Joshua Gunn and G. Yamazawa - Bullpen Outdoor Patio Area
Thursday, October 26, 2017