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Specialty: Vocals, occasional bass guitar

Hometown: Washington, DC

First Concert: B.B. King, Buddy Guy,Tower of Power, Johnny Lang at Wolf Trap, 1995

Favorite Concert: Radiohead at the Shoreline Amphitheater, 2001

Musical Influences: Living Colour, Hendrix, Bad Brains, Alice In Chains, Zeppelin, Buddy Guy, Pearl Jam, Public Enemy, Cream, Elton John, Tool, Prince, Stevie Wonder, The White Stripes, The Roots, Ice Cube, etc.

Weapon(s) of Choice: Electro Voice mic, Boss VE-20 vocal processor, Fender 24 Jazz Bass, Boss GT-6B bass processor, Gallien-Krueger Bassline bass amp

Other shit we include in this section: Jidé likes to watch sports and read just about anything when he’s not rocking the mic.  Like those who put ketchup on their ketchup; he puts vocals on his vocals.  Funk what ya heard: whether divine, heroic, or human, the Cycle never stops.