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Mista Chatman live in Brooklyn, Halloween Bash: Oct30!!

October 29, 2010

Biggup massive!! Come check me out live & direct in Williamsburg this Saturday at AFRO-DUB SESSIONS #10 Halloween Bash w/Emch (Subatomic Sound) backing me on the riddims & Super Hi-Fi live band!! Also featuring DJ Linh & DJ Lil Tiger. And it’s all FREE!! So, grab your costume and come down!! 10pm-4am @ Rose Live […]

Bringing raggamuffin flavor to Non Stop Bhangra- Mista Chatman chats to the beat of the Dhol!!

September 18, 2010

Ever since I made my first appearance at San Francisco’s Non Stop Bhangra nite in 2007, I have returned regularly to perform longside the NSB collective on the nite and in special events such as: Stern Grove music festival, Green festival, Best of the Bay 09, and more. And this summer, we took things up […]

WARNING- my unsung classic

November 30, 2009

This DJ Collage classic never got an official release. So what makes it classic? Well, from it’s recorded year of 2003 just up to last week it still gets the dancefloor moving everytime I perform it. It’s a great song that just simply needs MORE exposure. So, it’s here on Soundcloud for the world to […]

Mic Diplomat- jamming w/Ghislain Poirier

April 23, 2009

Yush! Big tings a gwaan when I  performed in 2 shows of the Ghislain Poirier Soca Soundsystem tour last week. It was my first time performing  (and even meeting in person) with the Montreal based beatmaker since our recording of  the song Mic Diplomat  a few years ago. The first show took place @ Thursday Ting! in East Van and the second @ […]

Going back to Cali: SF gets re-introduced to the “Chatman”

March 10, 2009

Nearly 6 years ago, I relocated from the California bay area to the pacific northwest. At the time when I left, I felt that I had reached a limit as to where I could go musically and personally in that area. So who knew that 6yrs later I would get re-introduced to the area and […]

Bombay Rokk is World Fusion “track of the week” on Garageband!

September 22, 2008

 Bombay Rokk was “Track of the Day” on Garageband a few months back and now it makes Track of the week! That means starting today Sept.22, it will be featured on Garageband’s World Fusion home page for the entire week. This ragga meets raga meets hip-hop track got this reward straight from reviews from the listeners. On Garageband, people can make reviews […]

DJ Collage shows-St. Patricks day weekend

March 8, 2008

Wow, I haven’t had a St. Patricks Day weekend be so exciting! (well, not since the one in Paris 6yrs ago-but that’s another story…) Anyways, I’ll be travelling down to SF for some awesome upcoming shows then coming back home for Jam Jam right on St. Paddy’s day! Alrite then, here are the deets for […]

420 party Grime City- San Francisco Here I come!

April 18, 2007

Aaah, 4/20: My favorite date in the year! And I am preparing to make the trip down to SF from Seattle for a series of performances. This party is the kick off of a full weekend of performances for me. On this nite, I’ll be reuniting with the Get Low posse (now named Sub Low) […]

Satisfaction makes the loot!

April 7, 2007

Well, not exactly. But it is my first solo song to see some royalties from BMI. The song is from “The Parlor” CD which never really got a “official” release, I just sent some copies out to radio stations & friends and it landed a publishing deal and got enough internet radio play to put […]

DJ Collage remixes Austrian club/pop band- Blockwerk!

March 7, 2007

Bless Up massive- Those of you that know me have probably heard at some point about my vocal contributions to many a Viennese production. Groups like Sofa Surfers, Stereotyp, Megablast, etc. But this time the tables are turned: Vienna’s upcoming breakthrough club/pop group Blockwerk- came to me for a full remix for their new single […]