1984

1984

BandEDMHip Hop

Southern Californian Instrumental Hip Hop with Rock Hardness and Soul Softness

Biography

1984 IS A PRODUCER/DJ FROM EAST LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA.
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN SOCIO-POLITICAL ACTIVISM & EVERYDAY LIFE,
1984 ATTEMPTS TO PORTRAY THE REALIST, OFTEN PESSIMISTIC ATTITUDE
OF YOUTH TOWARDS THE ESTABLISHMENT. THIS PART OF THE AESTHETIC
CAN BE MASKED BY THE TOPICS OF ROMANCE, HIP HOP, MONEY, & DRUGS,
OTHER SIGNIFICANT INTERNAL STRUGGLES AND FORCES IN SOCIETY.
DRAWING INSPIRATION FROM THE REAL VIEW OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA,
THE STREETS, 1984 ATTEMPTS TO CHANNEL THESE VIEWS & TAKE THE
LISTENER TO THE TIME THEY FIRST HEARD BAD RELIGION,
CURTIS MAYFIELD, OR WU TANG CLAN.

1984 HAS HAD RELEASES ON AWOLONE'S AUDIOVISUAL BOMBSHELTER LABEL,
HAS TOURED THE STATES AS A SLAVE FOR INTERSCOPE IN A MAJOR GROUP,
RECORDED AND ENGINEERED FOR MAJOR ROCK/METAL RELEASES, AND HAS
BEEN ON THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DJ CIRCUIT FOR 5 YEARS. OPENING
FOR SUCH ACTS AS J COLE, DAM FUNK, HIEROGLYPHICS, BLU, FREDDIE GIBBS,
SCOOP DEVILLE, MAYOR HAWTHORNE, HOUSE SHOES, EVIDENCE, WEEZER,
FREESTYLE FELLOWSHIP, & CURTISS KING.

1984 ALSO WORKS WITH CLOTHING COMPANY LIME ALMOST LEMON (LALEMON.COM)
IN RELEASING SEASONAL MIXTAPES COINCIDING WITH THE LINE DROP AND ALSO
THROWING THE "UPTOWN SOUND CLASH", A PRODUCER SHOWCASE IN WHITTIER
CALIFORNIA, BRINGING THE FRESHEST TALENTS OF THE AREA AND OFTEN FORECASTING
THE TREND OF THE L.A. BEAT SCENE WITH ARTISTS SUCH AS JONWAYNE, MONO/POLY,
WILLIE B & TAE BEAST OF TDE/DIGIPHONICS, KNXWLDGE, HOUSE SHOES, MIKE GAO,
CO.FEE, J. BIZNESS, KONE, FALCNS, ANDREW MEZA OF BTS RADIO, AND A SLEW OF OTHERS
YOU CAN FIND 1984 DJING EVERY WEEKEND AND A SOME WEEKDAYS IN L.A. AND OC.

Discography

2008 - Trees For Breakfast (MVD)
2012 - Lost Tapes (La Lemon)
2012 - Lost Tapes ll (La Lemon)