Photos of TOKiMONSTA, Nosaj Thing, MNDR and Jesse Boykins III from RBMA's This City Belongs To Me.
Red Bull Music Academy This City Belongs to Me is returning to year with a four part series meant to celebrate explore Los Angeles’ infectious influence of music makers. Artists DJ Harvey and TOKiMONSTA, as well as, labels Friends of Friends and Rhonda International will each share their perspective on The City of Angels’ influence on their craft by creating their own unique envent experience over the next few months.
PART ONE: SATURDAY, MAY 31, 2014 - DJ HARVEY
PART TWO: SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014 - TOKiMONSTA
PART THREE: SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 - FRIENDS OF FRIENDS: 5oFoF
PART FOUR: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 – RHONDA INTERNATIONAL
Each event will be held at a secret location, only to be unveiled to those who RSVP below.
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Part One of the LA Series takes place this Saturday, May 31st with 2005 Academy lecturer DJ Harvey. Despite being born in London, England, and traveling the world in the name of music, DJ Harvey has claimed Los Angeles as his hometown due to the inspiration it has given him. Known to play whatever he feels, as he feels it, but always for the crowd, fans can expect nothing but the unexpected with this specifically curated, intimate gathering to occur at a secret warehouse location in Los Angeles.
Part Two of the LA Series will take place on Saturday, July 26th with 2010 RBMA Academy grad, and Los Angeles native, TOKiMONSTA, aka Jennifer Lee. Known for her unique take on electronic, hip-hop, and dance music, TOKiMONSTA has made a name for herself on the global scene through her releases on some of dance music’s most well known labels, as well as, taking on some of the biggest festival stages in the world. TOKiMONSTA’s curation of RBMA This City Belongs to Me will be a celebration of her roots in Los Angeles and will feature a special performance by herself, as well as, hand selected special guests.
5oFoF celebrates the fifth anniversary of Friends of Friends, a company founded on the idea of connecting like-minded artists, brands and individuals. Part Three of the RBMA This City Belongs To Me LA series is the 5oFoF Anniversary Party; celebrating the artists, music, and city that helped make FoF what it is today. Join the Friends of Friends family for an immersive experience exploring the FoF catalog, with special sets from Salva + Special Guests, Nadastrom, Groundislava, Deru and Different Sleep.
The final segment of RBMA This City Belongs to Me is brought to you by notorious Los Angeles label, Rhonda International. Rhonda is a woman, Rhonda is a party, Rhonda is a label. Rhonda is an ideal, a feeling, a trait. She’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue, on the top of every list, inside the places you wanna be, she’s the face you always hope you’ll see. Nobody knows where she came from or why she came, all we know is that she JUST WON’T STOP.