Global Hip Hop & Cultural Ambassador
DJ - TURNTABLIST - POET - WRITER - COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
LECTURER - PUBLIC SPEAKER - DIVERSITY EDUCATOR
COACHING FOR LIBERATION - FACILITATION
ORGANIZATIONAL & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS
ARTIST CONSULTANT - ARTIST MANAGEMENT
Perform Educate Advocate Create Empower
Dr. (h.c.) DJ Kuttin Kandi is a "People's Hip Hop DJ Scholar" who was born and raised in Queens, NY and is widely regarded as one of the most legendary and accomplished womxn DJs in the world. Kandi is a disabled Filipinx-Pin[a/x]y-American Queer, Writer, Poet, Theater Performer, Educator, Hip Hop Feminist, and Community Organizer for over 25 years. In 2018, DJ Kuttin Kandi was titled a Global Hip Hop and Cultural Ambassador by Next Level's Meridian International Center, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. She currently serves as a Site Manager for Next Level. She’s Co-Founder of the newly formed People’s Collective for Justice and Liberation and the University for Justice and Liberation (UJL). She is a member of DJ team champions 5th Platoon; Co-Founder and DJ for the Hip Hop group Anomolies; Co-Founder of the famed NY monthly open mic “Guerrilla Words,” Co-Founder of the coalition R.E.A.C.Hip-Hop (Representing Education, Activism & Community through Hip Hop), Co-Founder and Board Member of the DJ Coalition - Freedom Sound DJ's, and Founder, Editor and Host of the podcast Hip Hop Bruha. More recently, DJ Kuttin Kandi received an Honorary Doctorate in Pinayism for her endless dedication to radical sisterhood, critical praxis, and transformative solidarity. DJing for over 20 years......
A Virtual Fundraising Concert for Liberation as we celebrate DJ Kuttin Kandi's 45 years around the sun and lift up grassroots community organizations that serves BIPOC communities most impacted and vulnerable such as Asian Solidarity Collective, Pillars of the Community, We All We Got San Diego, Dede McClure Community Bail Fund, Black Womxn Deserve and People's Collective for Justice and Liberation - all of whom Kandi personally builds with, supports and organizes with
Hip Hop Legend
DJ Kuttin Kandi
October 22, 2020
AAPI Womxn in the
October 20, 2020
Filipino Hip-Hop Culture
October 18, 2020
Calling In & Calling Out
Let's Talk About
October 11, 2020
NEWS, MEDIA & PROJECTS
A partnership of the Bulosan Center, housed in the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California Davis, and People’s Collective for Justice and Liberation, the University for Justice and Liberation (UJL) will offer an opportunity to deepen your understanding, skill and network to build transformative cross racial solidarity. UJL will be a series of dynamic webinars and critical conversations to ground you in the history of organizing by people of color and serve as a bridge to current campaigns, thought leaders and organizations advancing justice and liberation for all people.
New Poetry Album
Beyond Bars, Beyond Borders
Kuttin Kandi's long awaited poetry album will be released Summer 2021.
DJ Kuttin Kandi shares some offerings on FilAm Arts Activist Panel on Filipina/xo's for Black Lives on June 13, 2020.'