The Microphone Misfitz
"The Microphone Misfitz are the epitome of the acronym HIPHOP – Healthy Independent People Helping Other People – the Chicago based group's music focuses on the themes of living for a healthier state of mind, uplifting those who are trying to find their path in this world, and rejuvenating the fundamentals of what Hip-Hop truly is. The Misfitz crew can collectively provide an eclectic performance of all 5 Elements of Hip-Hop: Emceein' Master-of-Ceremonies (MC), B-Boying (Break Dancing), Graffiti (Urban Street Art), DJ (Live Turntable Scratching), and finally the collective of Knowledge, Culture and over standing. Each member adds their own flavor to the overall Misfitz experience. Kin Solo & Jet Nam AKA Jet9 are the choreographer & movement artists. Ray of Light is the high octane hype-man & MC. Mel L. is the Graff artist, vocalist, & road DJ. DJ Mar & Mike Knobel (aemka) are the production team and D-Nick is the lead MC, lyricist & artistic director of the group. The Microphone Misfitz have toured overseas in Algeria, multiple Comic Cons, SXSW, & Navy Pier, The Fitz have also opened for great artist like KRS One, Jeru Tha Damaja, Saul Williams Professor Griff, Brother Ali & more.