The Mighty Junebugg – a June of all Trades

September 11, 2011, 2:29 pm
Filed under: Cooking, DJing, Hip Hop, Rapper's Delight

Come out and get your grub on today, I’ll be serving up that home cooked goodness. Treat your stomach to something lovely and grab some records and gear while you’re at it!

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Beat Swap Meet returns to Los Angeles.. Spend your Sunday after-noon under the California Sun.

Blues – Funk – Hip Hop – Jazz – Punk – Reggae – Rock – Soul – World
12″ & 45 Records

Over 40 Invited Record Collectors & Dealers, Buy Sell & Trade Records Recovered from Alll over the WORLD.

Dozens of DJ’s share rare selections from their record collections..
ABEL – AC THE PD (Hip Hop Philosophy Radio) – ANALOG (Beathackerz) – CHARLIE ROCK (Rock Steady Crew, Dojo Sounds) – CHIKARAMANGA (Tres Records) – CLENZ ROC (IF2) – CURSE (Beat Junkies) – DANNY HOLLOWAY (Dub Lab) – DWENZ (Foundation Funkollective) – EARLY WORM – GABE REAL (More Fire) – JIM – KIDRAGON – KIRK (Sweater Funk, SF) – KIWAMU OMAE – LISTEN RECOVERY (Listen Clothing) – LORD RON – LU-MAN – RAICHOUS – RESIDENT (BBR Radio 90.7) – VAL (Hit+Run) – 671 (Station 23 Radio)

5 Areas of Live Music – No Laptop’s, No CD’s, Records Only.

12noon-6pm Free w/ Canned Good

INSIDE UPSTAIRS: Our Official Producer Invite, Sponsored by Monster Energy Drink

Hosted by L.Scatter of The Universal Zulu Nation

Interviews by Break Beats & Rhymes Radio (90.7 KPFK)

Live Production Interview & Exposition with:
(People Under The Stairs, Piecelock70)

Live Beat & Scratch Set with:
(Decadent Records)

Live Production Sets by:
– ATD (ReServed Records) Chicago, IL
– ASTERIX (Fire House Sound Lab)

Turntablist Performance by Bay Area crew:
DJ’s Nocturnal, Rated-R, Mr. Vibe, Kwes the Bess, & Wanted (DMC West Coast 2011 Champion).

Beat Swap Meet is proud to join forces with Monster Energy Drink to bring you another historical BSM Producer Invite. Besides the Producer Invite, Upstairs also houses some of BSM’s most reputable Record Dealers including Rock Steady Crew DJ, Charlie Rock.. BP&Odds Producer, Button Pusha.. & LA Legend, DJ Marvski.


Over a dozen Record Dealers setup downstairs, it’s also your closest beer stop at Beat Swap Meet. Our bar is available for the 21+ but please keep in mind, BSM is a friendly family atmosphere and only Casual Drinking is welcomed.

OUTSIDE: Street-wear Sale & Canned Food Drive

Beat Swap Meet is a Free event to the public with the Donation of at least 1 Canned Good per person. Canned goods are donated to the local homeless communities of Downtown Los Angeles.

Every BSM we host our outdoor Street-wear Sale that features some of LA’s most talented Designers & the Brands that they’ve created. Support the artists by purchasing the gear directly from them.


Come to Beat Swap Meet on an empty stomach.. DJ & Chef, Mighty Junebugg & her Rapper’s Delight crew will be on hand with some food for your soul. Snoop Doggs, Makaveli & Cheese, 2Mex Tamales, you name it, she’s got it! 

BSM Resident Barber, DJ & Producer, Snagneto will be onsite lining heads up all day.

FRESH AIR: It’s one thing to collect records, but can you dance to ’em ??

Brought to you by the founder of Beat Swap Meet, utmos. Fresh Air is BSM’s Premiere B-boy Competition. DJ’ed by BSM DJ’s playing alll vinyl.. Breaks, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop & everything in between. Witness some of West Coast’s funkiest dancers, get down to your favorite Records. Sponsored by The Deuce –

WAX POETICS SOUND STAGE: Adrian Younge Presents Venice Dawn

New York based Magazine & Record Label, Wax Poetics, is releasing the new LP “Something about April” Composed by Adrian Younge & Venice Dawn. They will be performing the new LP – Pre-Released & Exclusive as hell, for the fine people of Beat Swap Meet LA.

HIP HOP PHILOSOPHY: Dedicated Strictly to Hip Hop Music

Hosted by AC The PD & The Real DJ’s Crew, most known for breaking very rare Hip Hop 12 inches found along their journeys. Hip Hop Philosophy is both a 24 Hour Radio Show & Clothing Brand.

HOUSE CONVERSATION: Dedicated Strictly to House Music

DJ’s take you through their House vinyl collection.. Soulful, Jazzy, Latin, all around. Vibe out, & feel free to get free. Hosted by The Movement Non-Profit Organization.

Beat Swap Meet #15
Grandstar Jazz Club – 943 N Broadway LA 90012
Sunday September 11, 2011
Vendor Info:

Rapper’s Delight at Beat Swap Meet {Los Angeles}
June 11, 2011, 9:20 am
Filed under: Beat Swapmeet, Calafia Zulus, Cooking, DJing, Events, Gigs, Hip Hop, Life, Music, Rapper's Delight

SUNDAY AFTER-NOON – 12-5pm June 12, 2011

Over 40 Invited Collectors & Dealers Buy Sell & Trade Records recovered from all over the world: Blues, Disco, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Punk, Reggae, Rock, Soul & World 12″ & 45 RECORDS.


What better way to spend your Sunday afternoon than digging through some records while sipping on a brew?

Beat Swap Meet Friends & Family,
share rare selections from their record collections..
Abel, AC The PD, Analog, Charlie Rock, Chikaramanga, Clenz Roc, C-Los, Counterstryke, Danny Holloway, Early Worm, Ervin Arana, Frane, Frank(e), Gabe Real, Glenn Red, Jawa, Jim, Kidragon, Kid Riz, Kiwamu Omae, Listen Recovery Crew, Question, Frane, Laroj, Renmin, Two Step Lou, Raichous, Rick Wren, 671, & Val.

The Producer Invite:
– DELMOS WADE of Warchurch (

Simple Rules: All Hardware, No Laptop’s, No CD’s, Full Setup on Stage.

Beat Swap Meet #14 also features..
– Turntable Repair by our onsite Dr. – DJ Abel aka The Table Guy.. that’s right, bring your broken turntable, watch it go home fixed.
– Scratch Session open to any one, hosted by DJ Jawa
– Resident Chef & Zulu, DJ Mighty Junebugg & her Rapper’s Delight crew!
– Resident Barber, MC & Producer, Snagneto. Get your wig fixed at BSM.
– BSM Founder, utmos of Battle Monkeys, presents “Based On A Crew Story” B-boy & B-girl crew battle.
– 5 Music Areas, ALL VINYL.
– Over 80 Vendors specializing in: Records, Street-Wear, Hand-made Apparel & Accessories, & Music-related Art.

Beat Swap Meet takes place inside, outside, and all around the Grandstar Jazz Club in the historic Chinatown district of Downtown Los Angeles. Bar is available for those over the age of 21, however we do encourage Casual Drinking since BSM is an All Ages event. Entrance fee is Free w/ the Donation of 1 Canned Good. Canned proceeds are donated to the homeless communities of Los Angeles County. Please be sure to bring a canned good for donation.

Free w/ Canned Good

For vending info:
(714) 404-7568

Get involved:


Saints of Hip Hop

Collect them all!

•Big L

•Big Pun

• J Dilla

• Dj Dusk

• Eazy E


• Heavy D

• Jam Master Jay

• Makaveli

• Nate Dogg

• Notorious B.I.G.

• Ol’ Dirty Bastard

• Pimp C

• Gil Scott-Heron

Available this Sunday March 11th at Beat Swapmeet come look for them =)

One Nation Hip Hop Summit this Saturday
November 2, 2010, 7:15 pm
Filed under: DJing, Events, Hip Hop, Music, One Nation Hip Hop Summit, Rapper's Delight

On the Rapper’s Delight menu for One Nation Hip Hop Summit this Saturday: The Snoop Dogg, Fu-Schnicken Chicken, 2 Mex Tamale, X-Clan Chowder, Fat Sloppy Joes, Kool Herc Jerk Tilapia, Makaveli & Cheese (spicy or regular), Cee-Lo Greens, Hello My Name Is Dr. Greenbeans, Goodie Cob, Aceyalone Cornbread, Supernat Salad, Ol’ Dirty Custard, Foxy Brownie, Delicious Velvet, Mr Choc-cakes and some Ice T! Phew… Come thru & get your grub on, your tastebuds will thank you!!!

Saturday, November 6th 2010 at Barnum Hall Theatre 601 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405. Its from 9am to 10 pm but I’ll be serving grub from noon til dusk (RIP DJ Dusk).

Pete Rock & CL Smooth



Percee P

George Clinton & more!!!

Rapper’s Delight at Beat Swapmeet
October 6, 2010, 4:49 pm
Filed under: Beat Swapmeet, DJing, Rapper's Delight

This Sunday its going down at the Grand Star Jazz Club in Chinatown from 12-6pm. Check it out…

This Sunday July 11th at BEAT SWAPMEET
July 9, 2010, 7:54 pm
Filed under: Beat Swapmeet, Cooking, Hip Hop, Rapper's Delight

Here’s what I’ll have on the Rappers Delight menu for ya, come thru and get your grub on!

And thats not all thats going on, Check out what else is going down @ BEAT SWAPMEET!

Los Angeles.. we invite YOU and the rest of the world… to a true Gathering of the Minds.


Sunday after-noon July 11, 2010

Grandstar Jazz Club (Chinatown)

Home of The Fly-Ball, Boombox, & Soul Sessions.
943 N Broadway – Los Angeles CA 90012

FREE W/ CANNED GOOD (Home Before Anyplace)

This is an All Ages event – Casual drinking for the 21+

Over 35 Invited Vendors & Collectors, Buying Selling & Trading Records from all over The World.


Over 25 Real DJ’s spinning 12’s & 45’s.. some that are even for sale:

Abel |  AC The PD |  Analog |  Charlie Rock |  Chikaramanga |  Clenz Roc |  C-Los |  Counterstryke | DP Sound |  Expo |  Gabe Real | Jawa |  Kidriz |  Kiwamu Omae |  Listen Recovery Crew |  Omid  | Platurn | Pryvet Peepsho |  Raichous |  Valtron |  671 | more TBA
3 Areas of Music.. Records For Sale… & Conversations Awaiting

Downstairs: Hosted by Odds (, Jupitersciples)
An all 45’s extravaganza.. Live DJ’s share rare selections from there 7 inch collections. Reputable vendors from both Buena Park & Pasadena record swaps setup here, amongst a few dozen other invited vendors, in the likes of a different atmosphere (for once). Bar available for the grown..

Upstairs: Hosted by L.Scatterbrain (Zulu Nation, Foundation Funkollective)

Some of Hip-Hop’s living legends reside upstairs, selling records & spinning them of course. And can’t forget sampling them. BSM #10 will host our first ‘producer invitational’ for lack of better words. 8 Invited producers will be showcasing recently created tracks, some as recent as that very moment. All hardware, no laptops, no CD’s, full set-up on stage.

Invited Producers:
– Beautiful Kalamari
– Breeze
– Dibiase
– dirtRAID
– Immortal Fader Fyters
– Remode
– Woool
Outside: Hosted by Listen Clothing & Rock Steady Crew
Features a vendor village of boundary pushing designers, brands that they have created, and the people who love to look fresh. Live DJ’s spin only vinyl and the place is decorated with clothing & record vendors. Record-inspired art, every culture in the world in one city, & the fresh California Sun peaking in between the Chinatown buildings… reminds you why you Love LA.
Celebrate 10 Years w/ Listen Clothing & don’t miss BSM’s 1st official B-boy competition hosted by Rock Steady Crew.
Journey off with Listen Recovery DJ’s as they take you around the world, right here in LA.
Live Performances by:
– Adrian Younge & The Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra (Wax Poetics Records)
– Balance and The Traveling Sounds
– ESQ & Chikaramanga (Tres Records)
And of course, can’t forget.. THE KITCHEN IS ALWAYS OPEN… “Rapper’s Delight”
For vending or other info:
(714) 404-7568

Introducing 2 Live Stew to the Rapper’s Delight Menu!
May 26, 2010, 8:22 pm
Filed under: Cooking, Hip Hop, Rapper's Delight

This one’s for all you vegetarians out there. It’s basically Ital Stew and you can be as hungry as you wanna be cause I always make plenty. For those of you wondering why I have some big booty hoes up in the picture, you must not be hip hop. Check the 2 Live Crew reference…

2Mex & 2Mex Tamales
March 12, 2010, 6:48 pm
Filed under: 2Mex Tamale, Cooking, Events, Hard N Da Paint, Hip Hop, Life, Music, Rapper's Delight

I’ll be serving up grub at the LA stop of 2Mex’s tour. Come thru, check out a great show and eat the bomb tamales named after 2Mex!

Dj Babu: The Beat Tape Release Party

Make sure you get your presales, they are in VERY limited supply. Not only will you see videos & hear music made by Babu of the World Famous Beat Junkies… but you’ll also be able to get your grub on! I’ll be serving up Rapper’s Delight in the lobby so make sure you come with an appetite.Follow Babu on Twitter

PS- Just in case you didn’t know… I love Hip Hop!

***Here are some pictures from the night***

I didn’t get to take any pictures of Babumpia because folks ate em right as they came out of the fryer… thats how good they were!

Check out Fro Labs break down of the whole night

Babu, Mr. Choc, Makaveli & Cheese and Guru Grape Leaves

Soundation Reggae at Verdugo Bar

Come & get your grub on tomorrow afternoon from 3-8! Verdugo Bar is my favorite bar in all the land, the back patio is lovely and will be even lovely-er tomorrow with reggae bumping out the speakers. Legendary DJs Jrocc, ByzeOne, Shinehead & JFX will be putting it down on the 1’s & 2’s while I serve up plates of home cooked goodness. Free cover & great beer, you have no excuse… come have lunch, linner or dinner with me. Check out the menu! xoxo