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Brandon “Allday” Bagaason

brandon.bagaason@mcnallysmith.edu

Brandon “Allday” Bagaason

Brandon Allday is a Minneapolis-based hip-hop producer, performer and educator – as well as co-founder of the Mexican-American rap-duo Big Quarters. Big Quarters’ self-produced debut album “Cost of Living” earned recognition as Best Hip-Hop of 2007 by Startribune and Popmatters.com. Big Quarters’ follow-up “From the Home of Brown Babies & White Mothers” received acknowledgement as one of the Best Albums of 2009 by Startribune.

Brandon Allday is a co-founder of the Twin Cities only monthly hip-hop production event “Last of the Record Buyers” and co-founder of Minnesota’s most-respected and recognized production crew, Famfeud.

Brandon Allday, alongside Medium Zach, developed a hip-hop songwriting and production curriculum currently used with young people in the Minneapolis YMCA. Past workshop and program sites include: La Oportunidad, Hope Community, Inter District Downtown School, Minneapolis YMCA, Pillsbury United Communities and McNally Smith College of Music.

Brandon Allday has shared stages with Cee-Lo, Slum Village, The Coup, Rhymesayers, Doomtree and Heiruspecs.