The Tika Team

The Tika Team

OUR AUTHORS

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Founder, CEO and writer at The Tika and web designer & developer, music & brand management and marketing, organizer, global nomad and anthropologist @ NadiaPiet.com. Millennial Ma'at of Hip Hop; building on truth, balance, order and justice. An ambitious pacifist daring perspectives, resolving problems, bridging cultures and exploring the universes wonders. A philomath with infinite curiosity, balancing science & senses, ancient & online knowledge to create meaning and mastery.
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Sandra, a.k.a. Queen Kobra, was 12 years old when she fell in love with Hip Hop. Since that day, Hip Hop has never let her go. She's an outspoken girl who loves to share her view and opinion, in real life as well as through the written word. She's an open and positive person that tries to bring back the old school ethics into new school Hip Hop.
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We’re continuously looking for peeps to join us on our mission to fully and respectfully represent Hip Hop Culture online. Next to the consistent, core Tika Team of contributors we are open to guest authors, offering the platform to anyone with upright intentions, a relevant message to share and an eloquent way to put it. The above article is a living example of that and you find the info of its author at the bottom. Now, we dare you to stand up and speak up and submit your story at thetika.com/submityours.
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Sydney Street Art Project is all about documenting local street art and promoting artists and street art culture. We are without prejudice or bias and thrive on uncovering the poetry on the streets.
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Roy Becker among other names known as Be Loyal began dancing as a little kid in the late 90's and fell in love with Hiphop Kulture and the Street dances in 2002. he always had this thirst for Knowledge about Hiphop Kulture ever since he came into contact with it. later he started teaching 5 Bboy's which formed The Unstoppable Crew. he studies Audio Visual Media. and has been organizing Hip Hop events since 2012. We are Hiphop.
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He was around age 13 when he really got into hiphop. With a love for underground emcees and original productions, he has developed a talent of finding unknown artists and remarkable beats. Beatboxing since the age of 16 and producing since just a few months. Tim is a fullblood hiphophipster.
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Romantic, mystic, videogamejunkie, cat-worshipper, archivist, hesitant singer, composer of experimental soundscapes, beatmaker, poët, rapper-songwriter. A blossoming tree in your field of perception.
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Founder, editor-in-chief & CEO for U Call That Love. Member of indie hip hop record label Essenchill Records. Promoter of indie records from underground artists from all around the world. Hip hop scholar and a fan of old school and 90's.
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The Jukebox of TheTika and provider of information & knowledge: Pascal R-M a.k.a Metaphyzik; a 22 year old Hip Hop Head hailing from the East Coast of Canada. Expanding & practicing his crafts in the Deejay & Emcee fields, Metaphyzik stays true to his roots & makes sure to pay homage to those that came before him. Being a record collector, the diggin' mindset is a must; meaning his search & thirst for knowledge resembles a continuous loop, just like an ill drum break...
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Beatmaker, producer, DJ, music addict and record collector who breaths music and loves to make beats. Also an 80’s kid that likes to write and share his thoughts, knowledge and understanding on (hiphop) music. Together with ‘The Loot’ he’s representing the FB-page Golden Era Tracks. A daily dose of (un)known hiphop packed with some history behind the tracks.
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Funkee Apeman is a beatmaker and avid Bokonon follower. Sometimes he transforms into his rapping alter ego Inseyed, but he'll always let you know in advance. His date and place of birth are unknown. Some say he's unstuck in time, some say they have no idea who the fuck this guy is. Loves the expansion of the mind, hates the expansion of the universe. If yo' coffee cup ain't a meter long, don't even bother.
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Kid Tsunami is producer/beatmaker hailing from Perth, Australia. He has recently dropped his debut album "The Chase" on Headbop Music. "The Chase" features Kid Tsu's signature, hard hitting, boom bap production and also features the best MCs in the world such as KRS-One, Kool G Rap, Masta Ace and Sean Price, to name but a few. A Zulu Nation member, Kid Tsu holds the ideas of Peace, Love, Unity and Having Fun. He also works in residential care for youth at risk. For an example of his work please visit http://kidtsunamimusic.com
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Nelson "Chief69" Seda is a Brooklyn born Nuyorican - Bronx based Bboy/Emcee/ Graffiti writer and Community Organizer at the age of only 23 he has been involved in the local HIP HOP scene in all of its forms and the community for what is going on about 5 years…. inspired by people like RAMMELLZEE,MR.WIGGLES,KEITH HARING,KRS-ONE,IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE,BROTHER J(X CLAN),FROSTY FREEZE,FUTURA 2000,and many more from the pioneers to his peers.
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Once upon a time, when she first got her ears on hip hop beats and lyrics, it was love at first sight. First love at first sight. And they say one never forgets the first love. And so the story goes.
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After finding out he couldn´t become a ninja turtle, Jasper decided to shift his focus to hiphop at an early age. Jasper is a bachelor in graphic design with a love for (rhyme)writing, making beats, retro videogames and shooting hoops. Born in '86, all out nineties nostalgic.
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Hiphop-DJ & hiphop-addict from Amsterdam with focus on 90's East-Coast rap and special love the '94 era. Together with 'Lost Perfection' (DJ & Beatmaker) owner of the GoldenEraTracks Facebookpage. A daily dose of (un)known hiphop packed with some history behind the tracks.
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Featured Journalist at The Tika // Hip-Hop purist // Philadelphia made // Kevin Nottingham Kix Magazine Lyrically Fit // Reporting only the real
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