DJ WhySham with CakeSwagg and Brandie Blaze

DJ WhySham who is often referred to as “Your Community DJ” is a self taught DJ, 2x Boston Music Award nominee, visionary, activist, creative entrepreneur, avid traveler, sister and God-parent. She is also the official DJ for Brandie Blaze and CakeSwagg. Inspired by the likes of Dr. Dre and DJ Khaled’s artist compilations, DJ WhySham is aiming to push the envelope of the Boston music scene with the release of #Finally.

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DJ WhySham with CakeSwagg and Brandie Blaze


What’s your go-to birthday meal?
My go to birthday meal is definitely Cajun seafood boils … we’ll all year round that’s my go to meal lol

If you could listen to only one album for the rest of your life, what would it be?
The coloring book by Chance the Rapper

Who’s your dream collaboration?
My dream collab would be chance the rapper, Teirra Whack on a record with me.

What’s your favorite way to unwind after a long day?
Curling up on my couch with a good Cabernet Sauvignon

What does performing at Somerpride mean to you?
Performing at somerpride means a lot to me because it’s another opportunity to be around the people I love . Being themselves. SomerPride is another opportunity to celebrate inclusiveness & diversity which has been the foundation of my artistry.



Happy Pride! Celebrate in Union Square with a day and night full of live music from local bands, food and art vendors, games and more Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys headline and have curated an entire day of entertainment for you. The Toys are “musically sophisticated and immensely talented, wildly unusual and diverse in material and presentation, a Dada-esque circus carnival run amuck, and just plain good ‘not-always-so-clean’ fun” Matt Heaton starts at 12PM with a set for kids, followed by 8 original bands. Local legend, Matisse Dupont, returns to drag as her newest creation, Redd Haring The day is designed for people of all ages to come discover local vendors and local musicians.

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Festival Details

Children 13 and under are free with an accompanying guardian. There is a bar where we will also have non alchoholic options. In addition to the music vendors will be selling art, clothes, records and more. Come hungry and enjoy fresh, hot pizza from Lala’s or homemade southern India cuisine from Bombay Brunch. Lightweight folding chairs are allowed, please be mindful of not sitting in dancing space or blocking walkways. Dogs are well loved and not encouraged. We know your dog is well behaved, but we prefer you not bring them. Please show us pictures, we really love dogs. This event is entirely outside, but covid is not over, we ask ask that if you are not vaccinated that you please wear a mask when you are close to other people.

This is an all ages event. Rain date 6/12/22.