In The Mix
'Stupid Dumb' leans on hyphy
HAWAII'S ownDJ Epic One
has parlayed "going dumb" into some nationwide shine, thanks to his latest mixtape.
"Stupid Dumb" capitalizes on the Bay Area hyphy movement, with tracks fromE-40,Keak da Sneak,Too $hort andMac Dre. And since it's a mixtape, you also get a taste of artists you might not have heard about, includingThe Team,Mistah F.A.B. andSan Quinn.
Most impressive is the deal Epic One received from online retailer Mixunit.com. "Stupid Dumb" is available via the Web site, alongside mixes byDJs Whoo Kid,Green Lantern,Vlad andClue. Talk about select company ...
HONOLULU nightcrawlers have a new place to grind late-night style, thanks to some Clubland veterans.
Neo Nabe, located on South King Street in the same parking lot asAnyplace Cocktail Lounge, is a new twist on shabu shabu. Food is cooked in a pot tableside, with different broths used for flavor and to put a twist on the traditional idea of Japanese nabemono.
The best part about Neo Nabe is its hours -- from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and until 5 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. You can thankRyan Chang andBlaise Sato, two local promoters who teamed withMoses Gomez andJace Kanemoto to open the restaurant.
The guys wanted to provide a spot for their friends to eat late at night, with healthier options than hamburgers or fried breakfast items. Judging by the crowds during last weekend's soft opening, they've definitely found their niche ...
GOT SOME extra space available in the Moiliili/University area?Musical Youth of Hawaii needs your help.
After three years of teaching kids the art of DJing, founderJames Coles announced the non-profit group was being evicted from the Boys and Girls Club's Spalding Clubhouse.
"Unfortunately, we've been asked to leave," he said in a recorded statement. "It seems that their vision and our vision just weren't the same."
If you know of a place with approximately 500 to 1,200 square feet of space, get in touch with Coles at 479-3008. Meanwhile, MYH will present "Suga Suga: The Ultimate Grad Party" on May 28 aboard the Ali'i Kai Catamaran ...
AND IT looks likeCoyote Nights isn't ready just yet. I'm now being told the nightclub on Dillingham Boulevard will open at the end of May ...
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