Spend New Year's Eve in a small setting with dope beats, positive energy, amazing micro-brews and $3 whiskey select shots. DJ ABILITIES will drop the first beat of 2013 at midnight! Chicago's own PSALM ONE (Rhymesayers) performs live and the legendary freestyle fanatic DIRTY MF will dj and count us in to the New Year.
DJ Abilities(Rhymesayers): In the beginning… there were turntables on a hardwood floor. DJ'ing for the first six months was done on the ground with a case of beer. Eventually he got a table a mpc and better. With the late emcee Eyedea, he formed the group known as Eyedea & Abilities. DJ
Abilities is well known for being one of the best battle DJs in the country.
With this betterness he was able to release 2 mixtapes, produce 4 full length albums, win 2 DMC's ('99 and '01) and play hundreds of shows. He is now combining all of these experiences together to create one performance that you can dance to or sit back and enjoy. or hate.
Psalm One (Rhymesayers): Hailing from Hip Hop's rising hotbed of talent, Psalm One has been called one of the next to blow up by the: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, The Onion and URB Magazine's Next 100. A Southside Chicago native, Psalm has been reppin' the windy city on the mic since early '98. While studying chemistry at the University of Illinois Psalm fittingly self-released her debut CD Bio-Chemistry in 2002 (later re-released in '04). Called a cross between Lauryn Hill and Devin The Dude, Psalm stands ready to follow in the footsteps of Chitown greats like Kanye West, Common and Twista, while taking her place next to up and comers like Lupe Fiasco. Readied with her Rhymesayers debut, the self-proclaimed quirky B-Girl and former chemist ushers in a new breed of "Rapper Girl" with the release of The Death of Frequent Flyer.
Dirty MF : Known for his deep voice, witty improv raps and anything goes stage presence, Grammy nominated MC/DJ Dirty MF ( Dirt Diggler) is a one man show who brings hot lyrics, laughter and his love for music to every performance. His distinctive room rumbling voice has been heard on various broadcastings from urban to rock radio, television and via the internet, as well as his legendary live performances with Liquid Soul and his own band Smokin' Sextion.