Resident Media celebrates 13 years of throwing Seattle Hip Hop dance parties on Saturday September 16 with a special edition of Word of Mouth at Kremwerk. Special guest Orange Calderon will be headlining the event with resident djs Sean Cee, Megatran and Prototype Sessions. This event is not to be missed!
Orange Calderon: Beginning her career in the summer of 2014, Calderón sprung on the scene with a calm sense of urgency. After graduating from The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in 2011, she spent the following years Branding/Marketing & Account Managing in The Fashion Industry, before switching gears & returning to Music. The Houston native wasted no time applying her education & industry experience to the new career venture. Consistently pumping out branded content, signature mixes, while racking up Soundcloud plays & high profile gigs, the new DJ made swift progress, becoming a staple is several markets.
In 2 short years, she’d covered most of the Continental US, opened for megastar artists including Skrillex &Outkast, played in 8 countries abroad, & begun hosting celebrity interviews on her personal Dash Radio, show ‘The Juice’.
In December of 2016 Orange became the first woman to champion a national competition in the DJ field, taking home the title at McDonald’s x Complex’s Annual ‘Flavor Battle’ DJ Tournament. The following February she was named among the ‘DeLeón 100’, a curated list of music industry trailblazers identified by Sean “Diddy” Combs’ in partnership with Billboard. She’s continued to blaze those trails, DJing in a national Jeep Commercial, Host DJing several Season 1 episodes of VH1’s ‘Hiphop Squares’, Creative Consulting on Popular Award Shows, and being the first female to curate for TIDAL’s ‘DJ Selector’ Series, and Serato’s ‘Serato Cast’ Series.