Marinate and Half Stepper
A collaborative performance featuring current Bard senior Jeszack “Marinate” Gammon—who is dropping his debut album “Black Oiler” this Spring—and the Bard jazz band “Half Stepper.” Thus far at Bard, the collaborative’s frequent live jazz rap performances have left few able to resist bopping their heads and moving their feet. Prepare to be floored!
Hailing from Stratford, CT by way of Old Harbor, St. Catherine Jamaica, he’s building his empire to take over the Tri-State area and beyond. DJ Fire has worked with the likes of A Boogie with Da Hoodie, Young M.A, Jeremih, Sage the Gemini, Bryson Tiller, Dej Loaf and many more.
Carrying NJ on his back and club music in his holster, Kevin 'DJ Lil Man' Brown started a movement that made one of the biggest impacts on the youth worldwide. With a massive following of all ages, he most definitely lives up to his a.k.a of Mr. New Jersey.
Bard Bars - Cypher
Bard Bars is Bard's premier Hip-Hop club dedicated to amplifying the culture on campus and bringing Rap music to the forefront of our arts community.
BIA's rapid-fire thinking and determination led Pharrell Williams to sign her to his creative collective, i am OTHER, and to a deal with RCA records. She has performed at AC3, Art Basel, Revolt Music Festival, SXSW and Pusha-T's Darkest Before the Dawn Tour.
Elizabeth Eden Harris, known as “CupcakKe”, is a rapper and songwriter born and raised in Chicago. CupcakKe's second album entitled “S.T.D” which was ranked one of the Best Rap Albums of 2016 by Rolling Stone Magazine.