Hawaii's Human Beatbox Jason Tom performing for Trilogy II at Fresh Cafe Kakaako!
Photo credit: Eric Baranda of Frolic Hawaii
I am saddened to hear of the recent closing of Fresh Cafe Kakaako and Fresh Cafe Downtown! The downtown location was where the Honolulu Star-Advertiser interviewed me for a Today cover feature. I've also beatboxed there for First Fridays and other events. I remember it like it was yesterday when I beatboxed at one of the Kakaako location's first hip-hop events Last …
Biggie Gz and Jason Tom in the MMA Hawaii octagon (Aloha Tower Waterfront).
This Hawaii beatbox demo features footage from... - Honolulu Twestival at the Venue - APEX at the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii - Cover story video shoot at the Honolulu Advertiser building's freight elevator - Shaka Talk episode #5 on Olelo 52 - TEDxHonolulu at the Hawaii Convention Center - Corporate party at the Ilikai Hotel Waikiki - Opening for Blue Scholars at the UH Manoa Center for Hawaiian Studies - Graduation party…
1vs1 Winner, wins a trip to Tour & represent themselves & Hawaii as a bboy in the Philippines and neighboring countries in Asia
Judge Panel:REVEAL/Killafornia,TOYZ/Lionz of Zion,ARK/808 Breakers
QUALIFIED Bboys for SKILLZ HAWAII 2012,Honolulu,Hawaii
3.Josh Skittles/Beat Rock Krew(Oahu)
4.PYRO/Angels of Death(Maui)
6.Kid Soul/Shock Therapy Crew(Big Island)
7.Kid Karma/Bad Habitz / A Tribe of Movement(Maui)
Jason Tom, 29, is a beatboxer whose unique sounds landed him in the world of slam poetry. He has been involved with slam poetry for six years now. Tom's intersection of beatboxing and slam poetry makes him a special breed in Chinatown. He said that the beauty of the two art forms is that both utilize the human voice.
Tom lives in the heart of Chinatown and he draws inspiration from the streets and people. His favorite place t…