JON Q is an artist made up of equally integral/ funky parts: beatboxer, producer, performer and dj. The former music/ advertising student from VCU for the last 5 years Jon Q has shared the stage with some of urban music’s greatest teachers (Beastie Boys, N.E.R.D. and Jay Z) and has worked with and been educated by none other than legendary Bomb Squad producer and Spectrum City DJ Keith Shocklee (Public Enemy). Both as a Performer and DJ Jon Q has performed for 1,000’s at a time with a sound comprised of influences by classic breaks, soul, classic hip hop and gangsta rap, funk, disco, jazz, chicago/ny/detroit/bmore house, techno and ghetto tech /club. It was Keith in 2012-’13, that urged Jon to start pushing his production side after hearing selections off his then in progress “sloe knife sampler ep” . Since then It’s received love and plays from many American and namely Nyc DJ’s and Music critics Like Dj Kat Fyte aka Max Pearl of Cluster Mag and Vice’s Thump Magazine who opened with “Whisper (ftw edit)” in his 2012 “Winter Mix” , Slmpckns for his Oak Clothing mix and C.J. Milli in her Forward thinking sounds mix.
JQ’s working on new tunes and playing awesome parties up and down the east coast so keep an eye out for him!
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