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headroc

Bio: Over Twenty years of award-winning song writing and performing, combined with activism and education have earned recording artist and native Washingtonian Head-Roc the distinction of being known worldwide as the “Mayor of DC Hip Hop”. As an entertainer, Head-Roc delivers exceptional lyrical ability, powerful breath-taking stage shows fueled by outspoken social commentary on important issues affecting modern times. His unparalleled ability to reach music fans across all genres has placed Head-Roc’s reputation as an Indie Artist and success as a D.I.Y. entrepreneur on par with internationally known mainstream recording artists. Head-Roc has produced and released six solo albums thus far, appears on numerous group and collaborative albums, and has dozens of feature appearances on national and international compilations over the span of his career. Along with his artistic work, Head-Roc’s arts-anchored activism is well respected and utilized in global progressive and social justice communities. Thinking globally and acting locally, Head-Roc serves as the Education Director and first ever Arts Ambassador, for the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA), a DC-based nonprofit arts education and advocacy organization. Head-Roc is also a founding board member of “Friends of Sumner”, a 501(c)(3) organization which supports the mission of the historic Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives located in downtown Washington, DC. In other capacities serving the Washington, DC music and arts communities, Head-Roc is the voice behind Head-Roc’s Mouth, his opinion blog column published by the Washington City Paper. Head-Roc also shared his insight and opinions on social issues and challenges in a blog published by Huffington Post DC. Currently, Head-Roc is promoting his 6th solo album release “The Black Avenger”, In addition Head-Roc continues to work with his critically acclaimed award-winning funk/rock/soul band GODISHEUS (gotta-see-us). Head-Roc is also enjoying success marketing and promoting his “Black Rock Star Super Hero” and “Chocolate City Rocks” philosophy-driven merchandise for People of Culture. Head-Roc’s website is http://www.head-roc.com GODISHEUS’ website is http://www.godisheus.com Head-Roc Contact Information: info@head-roc.com or call 202-670-6141

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