Saturday, September 25, 2010

ESQ & CHIKARAMANGA "THE SUCCESSION" Album Release Party in Jacksonville, FL

On Friday, October 1st, ESQ & Chikaramanga will be performing in Jacksonville, FL. Our good friend and label mate, Paten Locke will be DJing. Willie Evance Jr. (High Water Records) and Chop will be performing as well. I hear a lot of great things about Willie Evance Jr. I am looking forward to checking out his show.

The link for ESQ & Chikaramanga "Recession Free" FREE DOWNLOAD mix was expired. Here is the new link.


Friday, September 17, 2010

Vittel x ESQ & Chikaramanga FREE DOWNLOAD mix

Vittel Water x TRES Free Download mix part 2 came out today!! I did the mix and ESQ hosted. All the tracks used in this mix are the tracks I produced. There are some unreleased stuff in this mix, exclusive freestyle, unreleased beats, etc. Here is the link where you can download it for FREE.

Track List

01. Giant Panda / Let It Go- Instrumental
02. ESQ & Chikaramanga / It IsWhat It Is!
03. Chikaramanga / A Life Like This feat. Droop-Capone
04. Giant Panda / Speakers Pop – Instrumental
05. Giant Panda / Laser Ray – Instrumental
06. Chikaramanga / Nachos
07. Chikaramanga / Trill feat. Co$$
08. ESQ & Chikaramanga / Coast To Coast feat. C Money Bags
09. Chikaramanga / Cool feat. Big Tone
10. ESQ / Freestyle
11. ESQ & Chikaramanga / Parasites
12. Giant Panda / TKO
13. ESQ & Chikaramanga / Rock On
14. Chikaramanga / Slow Down feat. Maaya
15. ESQ & Chikaramanga / T.R.E.S.Q. feat. ESQ


Monday, September 13, 2010

Chikaramanga Video Interview

Good people at More Thank took their time to visit my place about a month ago to do a video interview of me. The footage is now up on their site.

ESQ & Chikaramanga "The Succession" is reviewed by!!

ESQ & CHIKARAMANGA (of Giant Panda) "THE SUCCESSION" Album Release Party

Soul Sessions Presents:
ESQ & Chikaramanga “The Succession” Album Release Party

Special performances by
ESQ & Chikaramanga (TRES)
Late Bloomers (TRES)

Special DJ set by
DJ Lowkey (TRES)

Friday, September 24th
9pm-2am / $5 B4 10:30 / $10 After / 21+
@Grand Star
943 N. Sun Mun Way Los Angeles

$3 Long Islands and Heinekens Before 11pm

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

TONIGHT!!! TRES Records new L.A. monthly event

(Hip Hop/Soul/Funk//Disco/Jazz)

Special Appearance by DJ House Shoes

Tuesday, September 7th
9:00pm – 2:00am

@ Broadway Bar (Downtown LA)
830 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Resident DJ’s

- Chikaramanga (Giant Panda / TRES RECORDS)
- Really Nathan (Late Bloomers / TRES RECORDS)
- Kiwamu Omae
- Yotah

$4 Stella Artois & Cocktails

Thursday, September 2, 2010


ESQ & CHIKARAMANGA "THE SUCCESSION"(CD/LP/Digital) will be out within two weeks. The official street date is Tuesday, 9/14.

You might have already seen these, but these are some promo materials for the album we made.

DJ Rhettmatic's Intellect from tresrecords on Vimeo.

ESQ & Chikaramanga "My Intellect" Behind The Scenes from tresrecords on Vimeo.

ESQ & Percee P Live at the Beat Swap Meet from tresrecords on Vimeo.

And this is a free download mixtape DJ Lowkey, ESQ, and I put together.

Here is the download link.