Apr 14

Live @ Beyu Caffe: The Art of Cypher

(J) Rowdy is bringing the Art of Cypher to Beyu Caffe April 18th with DJ Kidfromthehill & The NightShift. Event starts at 7pm. Free and open to the public. Check out the 2016 Art of Cool Cypher as we get ready for 2017.

Mar 20

(J) Rowdy Live @ Pianos NYC: The No9to5 Cypher

(J) Rowdy & The NightShift are joined by JSWISS and P-Rob during the March 5th Performance at Pianos NYC. Check out the live NightShift Album out now on Spotify and iTunes.

Feb 11

[VIDEO] JSWISS & Wes Mingus at Rockwood Music Hall

JSWISS and guitarist Wes Mingus, who has played on albums from the Wu-Tang Clan and Ghostface Killah separately, packed the house at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City for a unique duo show that featured Wes crafting all of the music on baritone guitar and loop pedal. They also invited No9to5’s own Chandanie and well as emcee Silent Knight, saxophonist Atsushi Ouchi and trumpeter Matt Giella into the mix as guests throughout. Watch recap video of some of the best moments above, shot by 1221 Media & Entertainment.

Dec 15

[VIDEO] (J) Rowdy Gives a TEDx Talk on the Importance of Hip Hop Culture

For the inaugural TEDx conference at Cary Academy in North Carolina, (J) Rowdy led an impassioned presentation about the power of hip hop title The World Is Yours: The Importance of Hip Hop Culture. With help from the sounds of The NightShift, Rowdy literally got the crowd on their feet to show them that even they could indeed be hip hop.

Dec 09

[NEW MUSIC] JSWISS & Temple5 – “I Wish”


“I Wish” is a collaboration between JSWISS and hip-hop/jazz band Temple5 that comes right on time at the end of the year as the perfect medicine for a world that has been through a rough 2016. With lines like “I wish change did come with a new election/ I highly doubt it got no reason for a new perception” and a chorus that hopes for more love and peace, despite being recorded in the earlier part of the year, “I Wish” couldn’t possibly be more relevant.

Dec 01

JSWISS & PitchBlak Brass Band Perform “No Music”

Earlier this year JSWISS was the featured artist for PitchBlak Brass Band’s monthly PitchBlak Playlist performance series in Brooklyn. 

Above is video of their high-powered performance of “No Music,” the title track off of JSWISS’ latest EP. This comes at the perfect time as PitchBlak is gearing up for the grand finale of the Playlist after two years of collaborating with incredible artists. They’re going out with a bang with a show on December 18th at Le Poisson Rouge in Manhattan NYC featuring SWISS, Soul Khan, Silent Knight and more. Tickets are available here.

Oct 03

JSWISS Joins Phantom Pop in Funky New Video for “Banana Computer”

JSWISS is featured on the new song and music video for “Banana Computer” from Brooklyn, NY-based funk/jazz fusion band Phantom Pop off of their sophomore album BETA, dropping on October 17. JSWISS & Phantom Pop will be pairing up for a 6-city tour on the Eastern half of the United States in November. Check out the tour dates HERE.

Oct 01

(J) Rowdy and The NightShift LIVE @ 44th Annual FestiFall Arts Festival


Rowdy and the NightShift will be throwing down at the 44th Annual FestiFall Arts Festival.

Sunday 10/2.

Local 506 Stage.

Sep 29

JSWISS – “Dave’s Joint” (Music Video)

JSWISS takes to Grand Central station in New York City for some fun, feel good visuals to the funky track “Dave’s Joint” off of his No Music EP. The video is shot and edited by 1221 Media & Entertainment and the song features Dave Lowenthal on bass, Nick Rolfe on keys and Josh Schusterman on drums.

The video also comes with the announcement of a 6-city fall tour JSWISS is doing with jazz fusion/funk band Phantom Pop in November. Hit jswissmusic.com for dates and locations!

Sep 22

(J) Rowdy Takes Over Durham School of the Arts

(J) Rowdy takes to Durham School of the Arts with Anderson Burrus and Shep Bryan to teach the power of hip hop and freestyle with students. Rowdy loves the kids!

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