88 Keys (producer of Kanye West, Kid Cudi)
Bink! (producer of Jayz, Kanye West, Rick Ross)
DJ Spinna (producer of Eminem, Pharohe Monch)
Kev Brown (producer of De La soul, Busta Rhymes)
Live Band Performances By SmCity and Ra The MC
Doors open @ 830
The Beat Down is a producer showcase event that has been running since 2007 and has graced 6 different venues in DC. Past headliners include Illmind, Khrysis, Oddisee, Bink, Marco Polo & many others. The event is a unique one in that it allows the audience to hear beats from established producers before they become hits
Live band performances from two of the areas most buzz-worthy artist – Ra The MC from Kenny Burns’ Studio 43 and SmCity with his Indie Life Campaign.