The Funk Hunter’s Bio
The Funk Hunters are one of Canada’s busiest electronic acts. Performing their signature high-energy DJ sets and groundbreaking Audio-Visual show at some of the world’s most popular music festivals and clubs has earned them an international following. The duo (Dunks & The Outlier) first teamed up because of a mutual love for “Hunting” good music, and today this passion still rings true as they continue to champion the simple but often lost idea that the music itself comes first, regardless of attachments to genre. The Funk Hunters name is now in high demand, receiving bookings, accolades, and remix requests from all corners of the electronic music scene. The duo was a featured act at several major North American festivals in 2013/14 including Squamish Festival, Ottawa Blues, Shambhala, WTF Festival, Burningman, Wakarua as well as some Australian & New Zealand festivals like Earth Frequency, Rhythm & Alps, Splore and Rainbow Serpent.
Chali 2na’s Bio
With his unmistakable baritone voice and 6-and-a-half foot charm, Chali 2na has established himself as one of hiphop’s preeminent and charismatic personalities, and has also garnered renowned praise as a visual artist across a wide spectrum of mediums. Most known for his association with the music groups Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli, Chali released his debut solo album “Fish Outta Water” in 2009. Since then, he has been touring the world with his 3-piece live band know as the House Of Vibe. Breathing new life into his musical past, he recently announced “Against The Current”, a music and art project that combines a series of genre bending EPs with a coffee table book feature original artwork and photography from Chali himself. Chali relocated from Chicago to LA in the early 80’s when he was entering his teens and was instantly engulfed by the worlds of hip hop and graffiti. As his music career began to flourish, his artistic talents also expanded past the walls of city streets and onto canvas. Now, as Chali’s collection continues to grow he is finding unique ways to share his visual art with the world, and demand for it is snowballing. In 2013, Chali 2na reunited with Jurassic 5 for a long run of Festival appearances and a World Tour premiering at Coachella. Chali’s growing reputation as a Hip Hop Legend paints a bright future as he continues to build momentum with his paintings, voice-over work, and numerous music and performance collaborations.