The Reminders set to perform at UCCS

The Reminders, a Colorado Springs hip hop based music duo is set to be the headline performance at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs during the UCCS Radio Spring Concert Monday, April 28 at Clydes.

The concert is presented by UCCS Radio and sponsored by SGA. The show will start at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public, free parking for the public will be available in lot 3.

The Reminders are one of Colorado Springs’ most promising hip hop artists. They are a rare music duo who blends soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages through their lyrics. The music duo consists of Big Samir and Aja Black. They released their latest album in 2012 and have toured internationally alongside music superstars such as Snoop Dogg, Nas, Mos Def, Fishbone and others.

“The Reminders are a great music duo who and have a tremendous following here in Colorado and around the world,” said station manager Brandon Ortega. “This is a tremendous opportunity for the university community to see a talented hip hop group right here on our campus.” 

The event will open with a performance by local hip hop artist Stoney. In 2013 she received a third place mention for best hip hop solo artist in the Colorado Springs Independent. Her most recent project was release in February of this year.

 About UCCS Radio

UCCS Radio started in 2003 as a project undertaken by the UCCS Chapter of the ACM, the Computer Science Professional Association. The establishment of the radio station was made possible by a generous grant by the UCCS Technology Fee Committee.

In 2005, the UCCS Internet Radio Station became an official organization within the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The Internet Radio Station has an associated Student Club which performs many of the activities needed for day-to-day running. UCCS Internet Radio accepts proposals for new shows from students, alumni, staff, faculty and community members. Most proposals are accepted.

For more information, contact Brandon Ortega at or