Author Archives: Candi Martinez

New SKIN Mix by DJ Cecil!

How about a little sonic journey across the finest diasporas and continents? Enjoy DJ Cecil’s latest mix , made with love! Happy Spring Family!  

Oakland Love x Okay Africa

Wow. Big things can happen when you dare to dream. I am super thrilled to be Okay Africa’s newest contributor. My relationship to The Roots dates back to my senior year

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Son of Son heating things up with his Spring Mix!

Wally Scott, aka, Son of Son is one of our bad-a%% resident DJ’s , a talented percussionist and a dear friend. We are so lucky to have him grace our

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Gorgeous Global Grooves by our resident DJ Diaztek!

Each month, our resident DJ Diaztek spins people into a lovely frenzy on the dance floor. We are so humbled and excited to work with this amazing brother! As a treat

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SKIN Presents “Movements & Migrations” Saturday March 29th at Parliament in Downtown Oakland

SKIN Presents: “Movements & Migrations” In the western region of Africa, there is a dance that Malinke women share called Moribayasa. Literally translated as, “jumble”, Moribayasa is essentially done to

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DJ Cecil visits Margarita Azucar & Radio Valencia : Special SKIN Edition

Greetings Family! DJ Cecil recently had the honor to do a guest DJ set with the lovely Margarita Azucar of Radio Valencia! Ready for a magnificent sonic trip? Look no

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“New monthly dance party celebrates global sounds that have roots in African music” Feature by East Bay Express

“There’s a new monthly party in town, one that aims to be not just a party, but an experience…”

Sending love to Erik Arnold & Oakland Local for the support! ” There’s a new monthly party in town, one that aims to be not just a party, but an

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