Pinay Musical Lineup Featuring Ruby Ibarra At UNDSCVRD Night Market
Filipinx American History Month Celebration In Soma Pilipinas
October 3, 2018, San Francisco, CA - UNDSCVRD SF is showcasing emerging female talent from the Bay and beyond with its Pinay Power lineup, featuring rising Hip Hop star Ruby Ibarra, raptivist Rocky Rivera, LA-based rapper Klassy and award-winning poet Faith Santilla who collaborated on Ruby Ibarra's Island Woman anthem, "Us" that will be performed at UNDSCVRD. Joining the line-up is soulful and vocal powerhouse Tracy Cruz, rotating DJ for the Golden State Warriors, DJ Umami, and Chicago’s DJ King Marie. The family-friendly event is the only Filipino night market in San Francisco located in the heart of SOMA Pilipinas, San Francisco’s Filipino Cultural Heritage District. The night market will also be a celebration for Filipinx American History Month, which is nationally recognized throughout the month of October.
In addition, UNDSCVRD is highlighting food businesses from women entrepreneurs like Jasmin Ongsiako of Bingka Bites, handcrafted desserts inspired by the tropical flavors of the Philippines, Deanna Sison Foster of the Filipino and Mexican inspired taqueria, Mestiza, and Kristen Brillantes of Sarap Shop, the experimental Filipino food pop-up turned food truck.
Alongside retailers like Arkipelego Books originally owned by Marie Romero and passed down to Lily Prijoles and her partners Golda Sargento and Ley Ebrada, modern street-style fashion from Tricia Benitez of ASMBLY HALL, children's clothing retailers and momtrepreneurs Vee Caragay of Little Honey Vee and Annie Su and Sam Du Quan of Aswell Clothing, and Hope Lehman of Fresh to Def Collective.
Visual artist duo Sami See and Maya Fuji collaborate as 'Hapa Boppa Mamas', offering live prints of limited edition t-shirts alongside a Pinay themed mural painting. Simone Hufana, founder of Color Her Story, a women of color coloring book, will also be hosting a coloring event for all ages with
UNDSCVRD is free and open to all ages from 4pm-10pm at 401 Minna Street, behind the San Francisco Chronicle parking lot. For more information visit www.undiscoveredsf.com
Ruby Ibarra (rapper)
Bay Area rapper and singer-songwriter Ruby Ibarra is best known for her sharp lyricism and hip-hop influenced beats that allude to her Fil-Am upbringing. Her debut album, CIRCA91, features collaborations with other Pinay artists such as Rocky Rivera, Faith Santilla, and Klassy.
Rocky Rivera (rapper)
Hip-hop artist and activist Rocky Rivera uses her music to rally the masses and bring attention to issues of social justice and systematic oppression within our society. Her third LP, Rocky’s Revenge, will be released soon.
Klassy, also known as Graciela Moreno, is a Los Angeles-based, Philippine-born rapper whose beats are inspired by a hip-hop influence.
Faith Santilla (Spoken Word artist/poet)
Faith Santilla is an award-winning poet, spoken word artist, and community organizer whose work within the Filipino community spans two decades. Her work has been published in scholarly and academic articles like Empire of Funk and she was recently featured on Ruby Ibarra’s anthemic track, “Us” along with Klassy and Rocky Rivera.
Tracy Cruz (neo-soul singer)
Neo-soul vocal powerhouse Tracy Cruz was born in Luzon, Philippines but has called the Bay Area her home since the age of five. The final installment of her EP trilogy, “Purple H3artifacts,” merges her indigenous Filipino roots with an urban, R&B influence. Her EP was released in July and she was recently featured on Blog Talk Radio.
DJ Umami (DJ's w/ Nike, GSW)
DJ Umami is a rotating DJ for the Golden State Warriors and Nike, promoting both her love for health and fitness while repping her Bay Area roots. She is regularly featured on The Bay Area’s Throwback Station Q102 (102.1 FM).
DJ King Marie (Chicago based DJ, influencer)
Proud Chicagoan DJ King Marie, also known as Christine Marie, is known for more than her unique blend of Hip-Hop, R&B, and Reggae influenced beats - she is also a singer, creative director and influencer. Her latest projects include the Annual For Da Kids sneaker drive, This Is What Asian Looks Like campaign, and Art for Social Justice Project as well as modeling for Urban Outfitters, Nike, and Jordan.
Astralogik (spiritual soul singers)
Pinay duo Astralogik is made up of Charito Soriano and Rowenalyn "FunkCH3N" Conlu whose neo-soul music seeks to empower social change, awareness, and healing within all communities.
DJ Zita (DJ)
DJ Zita is a legendary figure in the Bay Area music scene, known for founding Bay Area Sistah Sound (BASS) and Queendom to bring together female DJs and performers. Partnering with Dmadness as part of the DJ duo Golden Soundscapes, she holds residencies in San Francisco and Oakland and regularly promotes women working in the hip hop industry.
Amihan Redondiez (Spoken Word Artist)
Amihan Redondiez is a spoken word artist born and bred in San Francisco with a passion for social justice. Her work has been featured by Affinity Magazine and she is currently studying Gender/Women’s Studies at UC Davis.