Time: January 23, 2016 at 8:30pm to January 24, 2016 at 12am
Location: Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
Street: 1317 San Pablo Ave
City/State: Berkeley, CA
Event Type: san francisco, bay area, east bay, world, hip hop, spanish, english, french, crossover, fusion, live band, uplifting, positive message, change, adventure, life
Organized By: Renee Asteria aka Razteria
Latest Activity: Dec 26, 2015
On 1/23, Razteria (Renee Asteria), Sang Matiz & Rahman Jamaal present their new singles Aventurera & Change for the first time in concert.
AVENTURERA blends South American sounds w/a flavor of reggaeton, intertwining talents of Yuriza Jared (Sang Matiz) & Razteria. We become adventures in the song, traveling either physically or spiritually, to grow & heal. Available for purchase on all digital platforms 1/15/16.
CHANGE, contrasting artists Rahman Jamaal & Razteria, fuse on this trilingual crossover world-hip hop-rock track which calls for revolutionizing our mind-state without fear. Change is the only constant in Life. Available for purchase on all digital platforms 1/22/16.
San Francisco based artist Razteria (aka Renee Asteria) can be described as a fusion of Bomba Estero, early No Doubt, Steel Pulse and Marisa Monte. Razteria unites simple yet intricate songs w/powerful messages through ethereal harmonies, passionate grooves & fat bass. Aventurera is the title track of Razteria's new album coming Spring 2016.
Sang Matiz has been performing for 6 years, fusing World and Afro-Brazilian/Peruvian beats with contemporary rhythms such as Pop, Jazz, and Funk. They've had the great opportunity to collaborate with various renowned Bay Area musicians such as: Jackeline Rago (Master Percussionist), Miguelito Martinez (Flutist/Composer), Silvestre Martinez (Composer/Percussionist), and Grammy Award-winner Braulio Barrera (Pacific Mambo Orchestra), among many others. In addition, they've had the pleasure of sharing the stage with national and international acts such as Jorge Santana (Malo) and Pete Escovedo.
Rahman Jamaal is a performing artist, emcee, musician, actor, and educator who first debuted in the 2003 Sundance Film Festival as the star of the movie "The Beat". He is highly active in the Bay Area as the founder of Rap Force Academy, and the nationally as the Executive Director of Hip Hop Congress. In 2014, he won the Lennon Award for Hip Hop in the International John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC).