SATURDAY October 24th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Spinning records has taken MetroGnome across the country, playing in venues in many cities and states, as well as backing up Grammy-winning artist Ludacris in concert and opening for hip hop icons Rakim, Ghostface, Lupe Fiasco, Eric Roberson, and others. DJ Topspeed, a fixture in the Indianapolis scene for 22 years, learned his chops in the early days of hip-hop, listening to intense Dr. Dre mixes and assembling his own. He earned his stripes in that most unforgiving of venues: the skate palace, spinning for years at the Melody Skateland.

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THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring BOOGIE BLIND

SATURDAY September 26th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - DJ Boogie Blind's advanced skill at blending house, drum & bass, hip-hop, funk and dub step into party-perfect mixes is only rivaled by the list of international clubs and festivals where crowds rock out to his sets. As he gears up to release a fresh collection of house and dub step mixes for digital distribution, Blind keeps his tour skills sharp deejaying for Coachella, SXSW, Redbull, and MTV as well as touring as the resident DJ for Pharoahe Monch and Lord Finesse.

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THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring DJ YNOT

SATURDAY August 22nd @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - DJ YNOT has been a staple behind turntables for over a decade. His ability and dedication to the art forum along with crowd pleasing selections have lead him to share the stage with everyone from Hip-Hop legends The Wu Tang Clan to Pop Icon Britney Spears. In a quest to push musical boundaries my "turntable wizardry" has earned him the the honor to play alongside such DJ luminaries as A-trak, Peanut Butter Wolf, Kenny Dope, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Questlove, Rich Medina, Kon, Cosmo Baker, Nu-Mark, Craze, Scratch and Dam Funk among others. Attending Button

THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring MAD SKILLZ

SATURDAY July 25th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - MAD SKILLZ has toured the world as a MC for DJ Jazzy Jeff & recently has stepped back behind the turntables himself. Though most would argue that the hip hop industry has declined in recent years, Skillz has managed to survive for a decade and a half by not embracing every trend. Instead, he emphasizes his old-school roots knowing quality music fans will follow him. These days, that’s a downright original concept. Attending Button

THE BOOM BAP Nashville: Featuring DJ EXCEL

SATURDAY June 27th @ THE FIVE SPOT Nashville, TN - Originally from Philadelphia DJ Excel, a 20 year music veteran holds a reputation as one of the few “childhood prodigyʼs” in the DJ industry. DJing before the technological advancements of laptops and serato, Excel embodies innate talent and inhibits encyclopedia knowledge of a wide range of music. His extended catalog is the blueprint to his ability to create, remix, cut and blend sets that are often imitated yet never duplicated. Attending Button