DJ KURIOUS (“George”)
More than 15 years of consistant participation in Northen California’s reggae scene qualifies Kurious as an old dog among the Bay Area’s myriad selectas and sound systems. Top artists like Luciano, Yami Bolo and Warrior King have contributed to his impressive collection of dubplates. This Oakland native has spun at every danehall venue worth its salt and ‘long side any and all reputable selectas in the area. Reggae heads come from all ’round to hear his generous mix of bashment, ganjaman and God-bless ryhytyms every time the shows up to the dance.
Just like Kurious, Typhoon is Oakland born and grown. He began his radio career at Cal State Hayward where he hosted the university’s popular hip-hop/reggae show Rap City Radio while studying broadcast media. The gentle giant has absorbed the reggae scene since the Reagan era when Eek A Mouse was an Omni regular and Sun Splash annually accompanied the arrival of spring at the Greek Theater. Currently, Typhoon is host and producer of “Full Circle,” KPFA’s weekly culture magaz