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Live at Broadcast (NextDoor) with Iyeoka & B-Cap

Click on image to see and hear how its going down…

Now who says “money cant buy happiness”

Any one got about 10grand i could borrow to cop one of these bad boys?

Dub Plates record music onto special vinyl blanks to produce your very own one-off record.  I would be pressing new wax daily.

Vestax VRX-2000 Vinyl Cutter (Vestax)

Song of the Day

Still October…

DJ JesseFame and Raymind
Still October- JesseFame & Raymind Anthony by JesseFame
This track right here just makes you nod your head, you feel me? and if your in a HI State of Mind than you will know what im sayin…Fame is no joke and Ray the same…madd flavor. Check their latest CD release from the DugoutPosse


“Raps to da Max”

featuring the production and rhyme saying of

Dj Jesse Fame, JasonX-Buzz, IJA and Iyah representing the HI-State.

My favorite joint is track 3 BLU LIGHTs as Buzz takes you on a ride thru HI-story.

with stories and shouts of Hawaii’s crews and bboys…Bigg-ups and Respect to the whole DUGOUTPOSSE

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Hawaii Theatre Slam

First Friday in Chinatown

There’s a NEW MONTHLY Poetry Slam in Honolulu. FREE @ The Hawaii Theatre! slam sign up is 1st come 1st serve. open mic sign up is through out the night! ALL AGES WELCOME!

Live performance by Guy Cruz…Now you know its going to be Slammin

Ktuh Got Rice and got Love…

Since day one KTUH has had nothing but unconditional love for TEMPO VALLEY.
They have always supported us, our music and events. For that i’m giving love back, BIG upping the DJs that are keeping hawaii’s radio LIVE and FRESH…DJ Bones, DJ Trav, DJ Nick and Catwings to name a few and believe me theres alot of dope DJs at the station.

The show: Got Rice??? Tracks That Kick Azz. The Place: KTUH 90.3 FM honolulu When: every wed night/ thurs. morn from 12-3 am. Whos there: dj bone and a whole grip of ppl that come through… its all good. What Goes on: Hiphop, all night. Freestyles, local stuff, event news, overall crazy rukus… i try to keep politics and cru bullshit out of it… try anyways, gotta keep the local scene as positive as it can so that it can grow….

Thee Knights of TEMPO VALLEY opens for Nas

Welcome to the Official Tempo Valley Site…

Pardon the TEMPOrary inconvenience we are updating all info so stay tuned in…

This summer, Tempo Valley presents Volume III “The Knights of the TEMPO…” a Live Album recorded at Jazz Minds Cafe showcasing “the Knights”: Slo, Kona (Guitar), Johnny Tanner (Guitar), the Dubulator Friedman (Bass), Juan Reyes (Trumpet) Lindy and “JuJuBeats” (Conscious Groove Records) also features vocalists Brian “B-Cap” Cappobianci, slam poetess Bridget Gray and special guest.

B-Cap is a versatile singer/songwriter from Boston, known as a musician and MC for the rapidly rising hip-hop group The Press Project. In their short 3-year rise, The Press Project has shared the stage with The Roots, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, George Clinton, and Soulive. While in Hawaii, B-Cap and the Tempo have been performing shows to promote the LIVE Knights CD project, while writing and recording at Fort Union Studios for his upcoming solo project co-produced by the Tempo. The first single “One Day in the Sun”, will be released this summer.


Also featured on “The Knights of the TEMPO…” is femcee, Bridget Gray, a highly sought after poet who has spoken at hundreds of universities, special events, and conferences nation-wide from Princeton to The Hawaii Writers Conference. Her thought-provoking lyrics, provocative words, and spitfire spoken word coincide with her dynamic stage presence to inspire, empower, and break down stereotypes, awakening the human spirit.Bridget’s poetry can be found in several anthologies and published textbooks studied in classrooms all over the world.

Meanwhile, enjoy some T.V…
“The Knights…” opening for Nas at Aloha Tower 3/19/10..
SkyHI Productions…

No Limits

The Knights:
Guitar… Kona Askari
Guitar… Johnny Tanner
Bass… Aaron “The Dubulator” Friedman
Drums… JuJu Beats (
Trumpet… Juan Reyes
DJ A2z
Percussions… Lindey Patterson