ZEKE ON THE BEAT a.k.a Nick Thompson
Whether you call him Zeke on the beat, DJ Long Stroke, or just Nick you can find him at a hookah lounge in Adams Morgan with his guitar; playing and singing his own brand of soul filled R&B and Hip hop; at the entrance of Blues Alley in Washington D.C. or on the radio at WPFW 89.3 FM. This naturally talented musician, rapper, singer, songwriter and producer has a raw, edgy sound with deep soul roots perfect for a long drive with the windows down and the stereo turned up.
Zeke’s debut album Ten Seventeen drops on 10/17/13. The album named for the mysterious occurrence of the number sequence 1, 0, 1 and 7 throughout his life. Ten Seventeen is an eclectic mix of Hip Hop, R&B and spoken word sprinkled with guest appearances from local artist. You can purchase the album on www.Bandcamp.com.
DJ Long Stroke
From his days on the radio at Wesley College in Delaware to his current gig as host of Overnight Jazz on WPFW 89.3 FM DJ Long Stroke is bringing you music that you can burn one too. Whether it’s a late night or an early morning that’s got you craving good music, tune in every Monday and Thursday from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. for your Jazz fix.
If you’re hungry for more DJ Long Stroke check out his mix tapes:
Love. Life. Lie
The Candles Been Lit
Check Nick out on Instagram and Twitter @ surfinonthelake
Interview by M. Duckett, Creative Director of RepYoGrind
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