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The Soul Dojo x Today's Future Sound: BoomTrap Beat Battle (Oakland, CA)


  • BRIX 581 581 5th Street Oakland, CA, 94607 United States (map)

Bringing together the best live beatmakers in the Bay Area and special live guest performers, the West Coast Summer Conference and Boom Trap Beat Battle will be a must attend event for devoted members of the beatmaking scene and new comers alike.

To enter the Boom Trap beat battle, musicians can email info@todaysfuturesound.organd pay their $10 entry fee at the door (all attendees must be 21+.) Prizes include gear from Ableton, FL Studio/Image-Line, Lethal Audio, Sounbag, Purple Dialect, Damir Brand, Beats4Lunch, The Soul Dojo, Hercules Records and much more!

All proceeds from the event will benefit Oakland non-profit organization, Today’s Future Sound. Today’s Future Sound teaches music production to students in low income communities to provide both educational and therapeutic value to students through the hands-on learning approach & positive mentorship of musicians from their community. 

Using founder, Dr. Elliot Gann’s, extensive training and experience as a therapist and clinician provides a suitable background for the Hip Hop activity group mode of intervention. Dr. Gann (aka PhilipDrummond,) has embraced “the responsibility of the hip-hop community to grow the next generation of b-boys and b-girls by ensuring their education venues are supportive of their development and culturally relevant.

Click Here to view the archived live stream footage of the beat battle portion of the event.

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Some photos Masaki Omori took during Nef's beat set and a short clip of the party people showing love to Prodigy one time. 

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This event went down less than 2 weeks after the NBA finals (WARRIORRSS) and Kevin Durant made an appearance!