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 queer, disabled Filipinx-Pin[a/x]y-American 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......
Art has always been a vehicle to drive social justice. Thus, the San Diego Mesa College Fine and Performing Arts Committee invites you to join us during our Left Meets Right: Art & Community Lecture Series for Spring 2021. The artists will discuss ways in which art demonstrate patterns of truths about the current conditions of our world, and how art contributes to the reconciliation and restoration of our humanity.
November 17, 2020
Hip Hop Legend
DJ Kuttin Kandi
October 22, 2020
AAPI Womxn in the
October 20, 2020
NEWS, MEDIA & PROJECTS
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.'