Presented by Meccalani x Brown N' Proud

Serko Fu

Mar 17, 2017

9:30pm – 10:00pm CT

Speakeasy Kabaret
Escuchame TN Remix

Pioneering graff scene in his hometown Gómez Palacio, Durango, Serko Fu along his crew founded in the mid nineties one of the first Hip Hop labels in aztec lands: G LOCOS, where he produced some of mexican rap's classic records, like the critically acclaimed "Poniendo la G en el Mapa" and "Abriendo Puertas".

Rhyming with Caballeros del Plan G, performing live with Control Machete or remixing artists such as Fabulosos Cadillacs or Julieta Venegas, Fu has distinguished himself as a real MC, riding from the classic breaks to the craziest riddims with no hesitation, rocking from the hardest underground jams to the massive festivals.

Serko has been blessed to perform with great friends, worldwide superstars and some of his personal heroes, from Manu Chao to Masta Ace, from Cadetes de Linares to Cypress Hill, sharing stage in some of the most magical venues, like Mexico's Museo Anahuacalli (Diego Rivera's House), Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl, New York's S.O.B's, Poza Rica's Cumbre Tajin just to name a few, performing frequently through Mexico, Northamerica, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Guatemala, Peru.

Besides bombing stages, radio frequencies and a wall every now and then, Serko Fuentes a confessed freestyle fanatic, has appeared both as judge and host of the International Red Bull Batalla de los Gallos, competition where the best spanish speaking freestylers get together and battle for world supremacy.

Serko Fu's rhymes have even landed in Hollywood, soundtracking films such as George A. Romero's "Land of the dead" and more recently his production was featured in Mexico's controversial documentary film "Presunto Culpable".

Actually Serko Fu is promoting his latest release, Desde El Desnivel, and a community project where he uses Hip Hop as a tool to provide solution to the escalated violence Mexico and a big part of Latinamerica is surfacing, empowering the affected youth to engage in productive and meaningful activities.

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Gómez Palacio, MEXICO