Diss Diss & Diss Dat

Screen shot of the real Funke Natives, from their 1990 video Urban Contemporary Jeep Music

A Hip-Hop musical based on the music of Funke Natives, well known Harlem rappers of the late 1980’s and early 90’s, known for songs such as “Small Talk on 125th Street,” and “Da Boom Da Bipp.” The production earned eight AUDELCO award nominations: Set Design, Sound Design, Director/Musical Production, Choreographer, Outstanding Female Performance in a Musical, Outstanding Male Performance in a Musical, Outstanding Musical Director, and Musical Production of the Year.

Presented as part of the 2003-04 Season

Play opened November 7, 2003 at the Harry De Jur Playhouse

Artist Credits

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Playwright Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj
Director Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj
Choreographer Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj
Set Designer John Pollard
Costume Designer Anita Ellis
Sound Designer Jairous L. Parker
Props Marlon Campell
Actor Jonathan Anderson
Actor Amber Efe´
Actor Sharifa LaGuerre
Actor McKenzie Frye
Actor Hannibal
Actor Byron Taronn Jones
Actor Du Kelly
Actor Rodney Gilbert

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