Category Archives: Bizzle Loves Parties

Whats poppin’ and who’s poppin’ what.

iz a rasta party–> get some kali and don be a bumbabclot!

oh yeah Bizzle stays up on the reggae swag too!

 

 

check out this party Aug 6th @ 10pm featuring Meiwenti Sound and Roots Dubsteppa for some groove magic, keep an eye out for local legends Webber and IN3 who are known to frequent the reggae events, irie!

LOCATION: 2 kolegas

Address:
21 Liangmaqiao Lu,
亮马桥路21号汽车电影院内

Inside the drive-in movie theater park
燕莎桥往东500米路北汽车电影院内
Contact:
135-5227-6845, 136-9118-0119
2kolegas@163.com
www.2kolegas.com
beeeezle blup blup blup!

da dirty north returnz: section 6 at 愚公移山

In their better years

I still remember my first hip hop experience in Beijing (China for that matter) and it was at a Section 6 party at the original Yugong Yishan. I remember seeing XIV (Lao Zheng 老郑)of Yin Tsang in a wife beater screaming barely comprehensible Chinese lyrics and skinny ass Sbazzo flowing like nothing I’d ever heard before…and Young Keezy was selling CD’s at the door…haha! Look at em now.

Needless to say from that experience, I was hooked.

Rockin the mic

Yin T’sang along with the many other OG’s of Beijing hip hop scene like Lil RayWebber and IN3 still got the best hip hop party going (in China), and its happening again this Saturday night at 9pm. Just so you know its happening on the last saturday of every month at Yugong Yishan and officially “features freestyle rap performances from the voices of Beijing youth, street dancers from all over China”

I’ve dropped some flows here, its a great place to get your feet wet in the hip hop scene. Battles, new song releases, dance off’s, and certainly some hot babes…its a partay its a partay its a partay its a partaaaaaaaay.

Go.

Saturday June 25th, 9pm-late

50rmb ticket

West courtyard former site of Duan Qirui Government,
3-2 Zhangzizhong Lu,

张自忠路3-2号段祺瑞执政府旧址西院

Bizzle!

new open mic:: calling all EMCEE’s

Read about a new open mic at the Hot Cat Club and I know all the hip hop heads of Beijing are looking for a new spot to test their skills. Go check this out and serve some fools Xiao Bizzle style! plus you get some free courage juice for trying…thats nice.
Every Thursday head to the Hot Cat Club for one of the most inclusive open mic nights in the capital. Any style goes, and equipment is provided. Regular weekly performances by guest bands warm up the crowd. Free. Performers get a free drink.
Jun 16th @ 8:30 pm – 1am
Bizzle!

Ms. VICS Competition :: Beauties and Groupies Galore!

Just an update for my party people, VICS is having “beauty competitions” each Saturday this month with cell phones, cash, and “bragging rights” (haha right?) on the line! With DJ Kefra spinning and the usual groupies there, I can see this being a pretty wild time and if your are fine hunny, why not go for it??? (Assuming you got no self-respect already, I mean, you’re at VICS…)

In honor of the contest, here are a few of my fave Beijing Beauties that I’ve had the pleasure of knowing or working with…

SKATEBOARDING??

Relaxing, just like we do at home.

She was certainly...the uh...best...dancer


STRIPES

yes, thats my hand

Agent 003 was my fave

Bizzle!

UPDATE: Major Lazer came, rocked. + the flyest puppetz are coming, can’t wait.

MAJAAA LAZAAAAA!

(photos courtesy of  Beijing’s (maybe the world’s) most magical photographer Von Niederhouser )

in 4 de kill (pon de floor)

(Dancing. Dancing.) Groove 2 da riddum!

Dancing. Dancing. Move 2 de riddum

"We need 5-6 girls to please come up on the stage...?" Yeah...right that worked.

Wordy Cut Cut Cut it up.

… and that’s how you rock a party in Beijing.. all for free too.

Just don’t get me started on the wrist bands….

More on that later, NOW we talk about the puppets.

Puppet Hip Hop Hits Yugong Yishan

Puppetmastaz – October 1

Mr Maloke is the head creature of German Muppets-style hip-hop collective Puppetmastaz. No, really. Find out how he pulls the strings

Who are your main influences, as both puppets and rappers?
‘For rappers, I like the more freaky side of hip hop: Cypress Hill, Public Enemy, Flavor Flav and ODB – not people like Jay-Z, y’know, the more serious rappers. When it comes to other composers, I like Ludwig van Beethoven, the soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odyssey and animal sounds in general.

As for puppets, obviously I like Sesame Street and the Muppets, and all the Star Wars creatures.’

Do you think there’s been much discrimination against puppets in the music industry?
‘Well, it’s very rare that puppets make it big. Flat Eric and Mr Oizo had a breakthrough about ten years ago [with the song ‘Flat Beat’], and we called him up to see if he wanted to join Puppetmastaz. Now, Flat Eric is part of our crew.

We just want to get people to come back to a more Fraggle-inspired animal attitude. We make that happen with the live shows, but through the radio it’s not that easy to get people sweating and to transform into something animal-like.’

Animal-like, eh? I heard that puppets have an unusually high sex drive. Is this true?
‘Erm… yeah, yeah, y’know, we keep it animalistic. Generally the humans are a lot more judgmental, and us animals are more comfortable with anything happening. I mean, some of our frogs, I don’t even know how they have sex. Other members of our crew have crazy organs; I don’t even wanna talk about those.’

What about interspecies relationships? Any thoughts?
‘I wouldn’t mind. A lot of people say I look like a mole, but I think I’m more of a crocodile. People always want me to take off my hat and find out, but I’m always like: “Don’t stress me out, I am what I am; if I wanna be a crocodile, I’m a crocodile.” People sometimes think I’m a dog. I’m not a dog!’

Yugong Yishan, Friday 1 October 2010,  80RMB; 60RMB (presale).

Ross Goulding

Courtsey of Timeout Beijing

Oh yes. I will be there. You should be too.

Bizzle!

DJ Q-Bert @ Bling 12/9 then @ YuGong 12/10

11552208_tmlDj Q-Bert, a Godfather of Turntablism (some argue he even coined the term) is coming to Beijing again and this time, he is making more than one stop.

After defining what a DMC champion is by winning the contest 3 times in a row, he has since gone around the world touring, been featured in several films and continues to be known as #1 in the world of hip hop DJ’s.

His two shows this week in Beijing are set to be crazy demonstrations of how to spin, mix and scratch, so all the aspiring DJ’s out there (including me) should go take notes!

Bling Show Details:

Date: Wednesday, December 9
Time: 9pm-late
Cover: RMB 50 at the door
蓝色港湾国际商场区#5-1
5905-6999

Can’t make it Wednesday night? NO WORRIES!
Thursday will see a repeat performance at YuGong Yishan

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Yugong Show details:

When : Dec 10th, 9pm – 11:30 pm
Cover: 50rmb(pre)/80rmb(door)
张自忠路3-2号段祺瑞执政府旧址西院
6404-2711
www.yugongyishan.com

Bizzle!

Rahzel @ Bling, Friday Nov 20th

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This Friday night at Bling, the Godfather of Noyze, Rahzel will bring his world-class beatbox skills to the Dirty Kapital. Rahzel has been the predominant beatbox artist for over a decade and the Youtube video of his performance of “If your mother only knew” has amassed millions and millions of hits.

From the CityWeekend event posting:

RAH ZEL – The Human Beatbox Comes to Bling

The undisputed “Godfather of Noyze,” Rahzel has re-defined the beat box. Probably the best known member of The Roots, Rahzel is a self-defined “vocal percussionist” who has perfectly mastered this quintessential hip hop art form…

To hear him is to be converted. Performing Exclusively @ BLING.

Date: Friday, November 20

Time: 9pm-late

Cover: RMB 100

Also, click here for a good interview with Rahzel done by TimeOut.

I just talked with Kristen from Bling / www.LumDimSum.com and she was saying its definitely going to be a sell out, so GET THERE EARLY!

I am headed to meet Rahzel at his hotel tonite to show him around town a bit, perhaps even meet up with my boys over at The Park. Then tomorrow night Yin T’sang is accepting an award at a Yoho Awards Show, and Rahzel will be rolling with them (you know I gotta be there as well!).

Holla to YinEnt for booking the show, big up to Bling and Yin T’sang Wan Sui 隐藏万岁!

Bizzle!

Crunk-ology: Ying Yang Twins Teach Beijing a Lesson

For those of you who missed it, the Ying Yang Twins crunked the house apart this Saturday night at Vics, in a way Beijing doesn’t see very often. The whole night was insane, and the Twins performance matched the crowd’s energy, which was incredible.

Packed House

Packed House

First things First…here is the video interview I did with the Ying Yang Twins from before the show.

Now to the stories of the night:

Arrived at Vics around 5pm and met up with XIV to have a small business meeting to discuss YinEnt projects, and about 20 mins later the Ying Yang Twins walk in, both rockin big, heavy chinchilla jackets, green gators, and D-Roc of the YYT explained his Versace boots “ain’t even Mens shoes, they look like men’s shoes but they are ladies shoes.” Haha, more hilarity to come from D-Roc later in the night.

Before sound check, we decide to do interviews first, and I was the first up.

During my interview, the whole room was packed full of other ‘real’ reporters and photographers, but Xiao Bizzle was the ONLY one that got a full video interview (I told ‘em I was from North Carolina and they showed loved for the Dirty South). During the interview, there was some disagreement with D-Roc and myself about my website name using ‘hip hop’ instead of ‘rap’ or ‘rappin’. “Youcallthatrap.com” wouldn’t make any sense really, and what might be news to D-Roc is that RAP is generally regarded as a part of the greater HIP-HOP culture. But that’s all I am gonna say about that.

After the interviews we all did our sound checks and everything was cool, even with the club empty. Watching them rehearse was even more fun for me because I recognized and knew the words to many of the songs they were going to perform. I was already getting excited.

Maya aka M2 was set to perform right before the Twins, and he asked Xiao Bizzle to do what he does best, hype the crowd. Our sound check went smooth and soon after, we were at Kro’s Nest having pizza and getting pumped up. We retreated to our respective houses to get ready for the show and then I went to my homie Byron‘s house party at the New Moma (which is sick btw), but within ten minutes of getting there, I got the call that the limo was waiting to pick everyone up and would meet me outside.

Soon enough the limo had picked everyone up, stretch SUV style. Ying Yang Twins, Maya, myself and the security team were wild’n out in the limo on the way to Vics watching a bootleg copy of “This is It” which the Ying Yang Twins were HUGE fans of apparently. They were doing dance moves and screamin’ out Jackson lyrics the whole time, it was a fun car ride.

We showed up at Vics a little late, and once security was ready, M2 and I hopped out first, and there was a crowd waiting to cheer us on and take pictures. (Trust me, I was surprised too, but I did my best job of acting like I was used to it)

Ying Yang got out to quite a bit of fanfare, and then we all got escorted into the club under heavy security and eventually made it to our VIP Table, which was already surrounded by girls, dudes, and some groupies. Maya is Beijing’s premier Latino MC , so girls were obviously jumpin’ all over him and I even had a few people say they loved my music. I’m thinking to myself..

”thats funny…do you even know who I am?”

but of course I respond,

“Yeah, I love you too.”

Look at me now Mom, ya boy Bizzle’s got fans!

The table was totally surrounded by people in every direction, screaming for the YYTwins, trying to get their attention. I turned to Kaine from the YYT‘s and asked him, “it is like this every time you go anywhere?” He said coolly:

“Always.”

Soon enough they were telling us it was time to go on, we went backstage and started gettin’ hyped up. They called us out to perform and we were up on stage getting busy in Español before we knew it.

WOW! The crowd was SO LIVE! It was crazy to see the whole scene from up there. I have done plenty of shows before but this one was different. People were grabbing at our clothes, screaming our names; it was the most fun I’ve had performing ever, but that’s just me, Maya is pretty used to that kinda stuff.

For Maya‘s song “Bailar” we decided to improvise a little bit and invited some girls on to the stage. We didn’t expect what happened next…when about 45 girls (exactly 45) all climbed up onto the stage at once! We tried to keep performing but there was just toooo many girls on the stage for us to really move (Video of this will uploaded later today or tomorrow once I find it, I promise!).

At the end of the song, we were ready to do one more bonus track, but for whatever reason, the sound guy motioned that were getting cut off and in fact, my mic got turned off because we were going to keep going! Anyone who knows me well knows that this was perhaps one of the shining moments of my life. We were so crunk, we had so many hunnies on stage, and were rockin it so right that we were in danger of OUTSHINING the main act (YYT) before they even come on ….so…they said that’s enough, and just like that…Maya‘s and Bizzle’s set was done. Well, who cares if its true, at least that’s my theory, because no one can say the crowd wasn’t loving our set… it was…crunk.

iHype

iHype

One note: to the guy who was tapping me over and over again in the middle of our set and kept holding up the numbers “2″ and “1″ with his fingers…what the hell were you doing? I was in the middle of a show, and you got on stage, got in my face, to tell me the number…21…was it your birthday or something? I don’t care, you were NOT in good form buddy, bad timing.

The trip back up to the table was an adventure to say the least. But eventually I found myself back with the YYTwins having drinks. Those guys really do know how to party, and after gettin loose for a bit longer, it was time for them to go on.

The YYT‘s set was a whole lot of different things. I am gonna break down like this: The GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY.

The GOOD:
The YYT‘s definately brought a lot of energy with their music, and the crowd was feeding off that. Everyone was going about as crazy as I have ever seen it in Vics. They performed all their hit songs and for a while it was just getting better and better. I had not seen quite as many big smiles and just sheer wild’n out in a long time, and it was really refreshing to see people getting that loose. Oh and, D-Roc wore a Chinese Fighter Pilot helmet for most of his show and all the way to the club in the limo…that was classic. People were having a blast and nothing else really matters.

Roger That...Initializing Crunk Lift Off

Roger That...Initializing Crunk Lift Off

The BAD:
A guy, we will call him C, who is a regular in the Chip-Chop scene, somehow got into the DJ booth during the YYT‘s set and sorta screwed everything up. Were talking the music just STOPPED, in the middle of a YYT song. That got fixed, and the show went on, but then, as if that wasn’t enough, he hopped up on stage AFTER the YYT‘s and did two Chinese hip hop songs of his own, which was NOT part of the show. I guess he had met or had some sort of relationship with the YYTwins or the promoter or something, but had he come to rehearsals, he might have known that there was a plan for ending the show… C is a real cool dude, and I think he meant well, but lets not shake things up like that next time.

The UGLY:
The YYT performance was too long. They performed for almost 2.5hrs it seemed, and that wasn’t how we planed in rehearsals. People definitely got their money worth, but I imagine people did start leaving while they were still performing, which isn’t a good sign. For the rest of the show, the only really UGLY part was the disorganization that happened with the artist line-up and over crowding in the DJ booth, but that wasn’t DJ Kefra’s fault at all. During rehearsals we had everything scoped out and planned well, but then during the show they cut Maya and my set off early, Ricky J and Maya‘s feature song didn’t get performed at the right time, then this guy jumps on the decks and takes over for Kefra unannounced and then drops the ball. Really, if everyone had just followed along with DJ Kefra and our rehearsal plans, the show would have been the best show in Beijing, ever, Kefra even said so himself to me the next day.  Also, I saw about 10 people involved in a scuffle outside, which was simply over someone LOOKING at the person in the wrong way. Seriously boys, U-N-I-T-Y!

Maya and Bizzle

Maya and Bizzle

The rest will come as I get more photos and videos from the evening.

Big shout out to Maya for bringing me on with him, we rocked it amigo! Also big shout to Vics and DJ Kefra for all their support and finally holla to the Ying Yang Twins for bringing the ‘crunk’ back to the Big Dirty Kapital.

Bizzle!

Awwwww Skeet Skeet: Ying Yang Twins @ Vics 11/14

One of the catchiest, funniest, and certainly CRUNKEST Hip Hop acts to come out of ATL, the Ying Yang Twins, will perform a live show this Saturday night (11/14) @ Vics.

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Word on the street is, my homie M2 aka El Maya will be rocking the mic as the opening act and your truly, Xiao Bizzle, might even make a guest appearance on stage. If I get the chance to meet these dudes, I don’t even know what the hell I am gonna say…

Yo that’s a tight pimp cup!

Your song “Get Low”  really inspired me to make meaningful music…

Without the “Whistle While You Twerk”…I wouldn’t be here today.

Relfection: When I was in college, “Get Low” was without a doubt the anthem of every bar, club, football and basketball game, rotary club and college democrats meeting….it was every where. I still remember watching a room full of white fratty red necks throwing their arms from side to side screaming “TO THE WINDOWWWWWW ….TO THE WALLLLLL” at Klondike in Boone, NC. Wow, Bizzle sure is glad to be in Beijing today.

Scenes like that one are definitely not what Ying Yang can expect from the Vics show. If past shows are any indication, the place will be packed, girls will “shakin’ like a salt shaker” and you can find Bizzle with M2 and DJ Kefra in the VIPizzle.

Here is a track from the Ying Yang Twins to tie in some other posts from today.

Bun B Featuring the Ying Yang Twins- Git It

13 Git It


我们在北京 - Sbazzo’s Birthday Dinner Photo: Chip-Chop Rappers Delight

Beijing's Hip Hop crews unite to celebrate Sbazzo's birthday

Beijing's Hip Hop crews unite to celebrate Sbazzo's birthday

This photo is important, because its perhaps one of the only times you can get this many hard hitting members of the Beijing (and China’s) Hip Hop movement in one place. Some notable guests at the dinner were: Lao Zheng, Lil’ Ray, Dragon, DJ Weschen, M2 aka El Maya, Young Kin, ABD aka 太多词, Da Zheng 大挣,Xiao Bizzle and Sbazzo, plus some more people who’s names I forget. I am a bad blogger…I know.

Also, this photo is a sneak peak into the VIP lifestyle that the Beijing Chip-Chop community lives…

Go ahead….envy those Yan Jing Beer Bottles…Envy the card table turned dinner trash heap…Envy the 400 Cigarettes smoked a minute…ENVY!

We are on the streets tho, that much cannot be denied! Ballin!

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