Meet the Artists

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Derrick Williams aka "Black Canvas" is the grhiphop.org videographer for our "Meet the Artists" page.  He is a Grand Rapids, Michigan native and the co-founder of "OxfordGang". OxfordGang specializes in media arts including photography, videography, and sound recording. 

Contact Derrick at: oxfordgang.com

Interested in being featured on our "Meet the Artists" page?  Hit us up on the CONTACT page.

Mavimarx is an emcee and producer born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Mavi is an underground staple who patterns his aggressive and intelligent approach to hip-hop after influences such as Wu Tang, Nas, and Gangstarr.  He has the critically acclaimed release "My Resignation" produced by DJ Squigz and plenty of features and collaborations with independent artists and established veterans.  Mavimarx is positioning himself to be an essential for the hip hop purist.

Kenneth K.O.K.N. White is a radio host and DJ who currently has a radio show that airs live every Monday on WJWC 97.3FM the heat.  He also has a mix on Roundhere radio every Monday in Augusta Georgia, and LIVE 107.9 star power radio. DJ K.O.K.N. been musically inclined since he was in middle school playing a wide range of percussion instruments throughout his middle and high school years. He attended college for recording and audio engineering but did not finish. 

He uses his knowledge of old music and creativity to drive his DJ sets. He currently has deejayed at a number of venues and for numerous events including the BLM movement on Breanna Taylor, Selfiewrld Grand Rapids , the DAAC, Garfield park, and is the resident DJ at Eastown Hookah Lounge. 

If you are interested in shooting a "Meet the artist" video for grhiphop.org, please hit us up on our CONTACT page with your name, links to your music, art, or dance.  Tell us a little bit about yourself and your connection to Grand Rapids, Michigan.