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Wednesday, Jul 27 2011

David "DeeCee" Corran has done his best to shake up the local live music and club scene since he started his original Soul Shakedown party at Club Six in 2003. He has presented reggae bands from Chile, Hawaii, New Zealand, and South Africa in addition to top local hip-hop and global music DJs. His events feature international talent, but manage to maintain a friendly Bay Area ambiance. The emphasis is all local at DeeCee's eighth anniversary bash, which boasts three rooms and 25 DJs. Hip-hop acts Jern Eye, Deuce Eclipse, 40Love, and MC Radio Active's ACTIV808 project bring their craft to the Home Grown room, while live reggae groups Jah Wave, Rocker-T, and Winstrong will chant it up in the Bashment Basement. DJs have their say, too, as Jah Warrior Shelter, Broken Silence, Green B, Smoky, Sake One, DJ Kurious, Mr. Lucky, and Beatnok take to the decks with dancehall, remixes, and club classics.

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