Bubblin Presents: MikeQ, Cakes Da Killa, SPF666 & DVST
Saturday October 18th
(Fade To Mind/Qween Beat/Mad Decent – NJ)
Cakes Da Killa
3001 NE Sandy
ABOUT CAKES DA KILLA
Recording artist Cakes Da Killa, is a 23-year-old rapper and writer with three EPs under his belt. Cakes’ second mixtape The Eulogy was released on January 29, 2013 via clothing brand Mishka indie record label. The album quickly gained popularity when it was reviewed positively by Pitchfork and The Needle Drop.
Cakes Da Killa’s unique sound is a mix of various musical influences, cinema and underground experiences. He is praised on both his lyrical content and flow — a raunchy style usually compared to Nicki Minaj and Foxy Brown. Cakes is in the process of finishing up his sophmore album and has recently released his new single “I Run This Club” via Hot Mom USA.
Cakes has traveled to Europe, Canada and Australia, shattering the preconceived notions of what it takes to be a respected lyricist. Cakes brags that he can, “spit that shit to make a homophobe a hypocrite,” and with each release he seems to be proving his point.
Cakes’ latest project, Hunger Pangs, was released on June 18th, 2014 and can be downloaded via soundcloud.
MikeQ [Fade To Mind|Qween Beat|Mad Decent], Is an American Artist and is one of the leading figures of the US’s long-running (but still largely underground) ballroom/vogue-house culture. Based in New Jersey, the 28 year old producer is not only one of the busy DJs, but he also heads up his own “Qween Beat” Label and turns out a steady stream of vogue and ballroom tracks, re-edits, and remixes.
His spine-snapping DJ sets are seriously in demand at the moment, not just at the well-established vogue nights of his native culture and up and down the USA’s East Coast, but beyond (London, Paris, Tokyo ETC), and his exploits have been earning column inches and full spreads in press such as Vanity Fair, XLR8R, Urban Socialites, Paper Mag, Fact, The Fader, ID Mag, Time Out London, The NY Times, and more. His music has reached the likes Of celebrities such As female rappers Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Yo-Yo & Azealia Banks.
He has played around the globe at events such as MoMa PS1, Unsound Festival, Opening Ceremony, Turrbotax, Icee Hot, Ghetto Gothic, Fade To Mind & Night Slugs party nights, Boiler Room and shared the stage along side many great artists Such As Kingdom, Bok Bok, L-Vis 1990, NGUZUNGUZU, Girl Unit, Fatima Al- Qadiri, Rizzla, Total Freedom, Dubbel Dutch, Jubilee, Venus X, Kenny Dope, Karizma, Brenmar, DJ Sliink, DJ Sega, Lil Kim and various Others.