Résumé

CURRICULUM VITAE

Kaila Love


Education

B.A, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2014

A.A., Recording Arts. Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA, in progress


Certificates and Qualifications

Certified Zumba Instructor. Jan 2018. 

Certified Sexual Assault Counselor in CA. Bay Area Women Against Rape. Nov 2017.


Leadership Experience 

The People’s Conservatory, 2018

o Develop and facilitate weekly Hip Hop classes on the culture and practice of Hip Hop for elementary school students at Manzanitas SEED in Oakland, CA. 


Art of Rhyme Facilitator, 2017-Present

o Develop and facilitate weekly Hip Hop classes on the culture and practice of Hip Hop for middle school students at Willard Middle School in Berkeley, CA. 


DeCal (Democratic Education at Cal) Class Instructor, 2013-2014 

o Developed and facilitated a 13 week long, 2-unit course in African American Studies called Tupac, the Evolution of Hip Hop, and How to Rap. This included lesson plans, original PowerPoint presentations, guest speakers, a field trip, and course reader. 


The Vagina Monologues at UC Berkeley; Cast Member, 2013. Director, 2014. 

o Managed cast and crew of 40 women, balanced budget and secured funding from grants, raised over $50,000 between two performances to benefit Bay Area women and children who have experienced violence. 


Students for Hip Hop at Cal President, 2014 

o Grew club membership from five to 45 people in one semester. Secured over $8,000 dollars in funding as the lead organizer for Hip Hop in the Park (the longest running Hip Hop show in Northern California), which drew an audience upwards of 1,000 guests. 


Awards and Honors

2018 Freestyle Champion, Tourette’s Without Regrets 

2014 General Commencement Performer, UC Berkeley

2014 Rap Battle Champion, Tourette’s Without Regrets

2013 Leadership Award Recipient, UC Berkeley

2012 2RACKS Rap Champion

2009-2014 IDEAL Scholar

2009 Nordstrom Scholarship Recipient


Performances and Appearances

05.26.2019. San Francisco Carnaval. Performer on Hip Hop 4 Change Float. San Francisco, CA. 

05.25.2019. San Francisco Carnaval. Headlining Act of the Forced2Fly Tent. San Francisco, CA. 

05.25.2019. The Ever Forward Club’s Annual 24-Hour Relay at Oakland Tech. Invited Performer. Oakland, CA. 

05.24.2019. The Sneaker Ball & Shoe Drive at Starline Social Club. Invited Performer with Mike Marshall. Oakland, CA. 

05.18.2019. Majestic June’s iBloom Gathering at Cafe Envy. Invited Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

05.10.2019. Hip Hop 4 Change Rally at Head Royce School. Invited Presenter. Oakland, CA. 

05.08.2019. Hip Hop 4 Change Rally and Education Day at Edna Brewer Middle School. Invited Performer and Workshop Facilitator. Oakland, CA. 

05.05.2019. Goal Getters Group at ZooLabs. Organizer and Workshop Facilitator. Oakland, CA. 

04.29.2019. Ladies Night at Return of the Cypher at The Boom Boom Room. Invited Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

04.28.2019. iVisionary Academy Final Showcase at Impact Hub. Open Mic Competitor and Winner. Oakland, CA. 

04.27.2019. Celebrate Your Body Fashion Show at SOMArts Cultural Center. Invited Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

04.26.2019. Hip Hop 4 Change Anniversary Show at The Legionnaire. Invited Performer. Oakland, CA. 

04.20.2019. B. Nasty’s Stoned Rap Battle at The Crazy Horse Gentleman’s Club. Competitor and Winner. San Francisco, CA. 

04.18.2019. iVisionary Academy High School Tour at Los Medanos College. Invited Performer and Judge. Pittsburg, CA. 

04.04.2019. Compliment Battle at Tourette’s Without Regrets. Competitor. Oakland Metro. Oakland, CA.

03.31.2019. Marin Teen Girl’s Conference at The Embassy Suites. Workshop Facilitator. San Rafael, Ca. 

03.29.2019. Kaila Love’s Birthday Bash at George’s Nightclub. Organizer and Headliner. San Rafael, CA. 

03.23.2019. Earth Action Initiative Conference. Invited Performer. Berkeley, CA.

03.22.2019. BATS Improv Freestyle Friday Show. Invited Guest. San Francisco, CA.

02.15.2019. The 23rd Annual Peer Summit at Dominican University. Performer with Hip Hop 4 Change. San Rafael, CA.

02.11.2019. Moni’s Birthday Bash at Cornerstone. Invited Performer. Berkeley, CA.

12.12-13.2018. Rhyme Combinator – The Musical Volume 3 at ODC Theatre. San Francisco, CA.

12.09.2018. The Art LAB at Proof Lab. Opening Act. San Rafael, CA.

10.06.2018. Teacher’s for Social Justice Conference at John O’Connell High School. Workshop Facilitator. San Francisco, CA. 

10.02.2018. Beat Shop at Champion Sound Records. Headlining Act. Oakland, CA. 

09.11.2018. LitQuake at Yerba Buena Gardens. Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

08.29.2018. Comedy Cypher at the AU Lounge. Headlining Comedian. Oakland, CA. 

08.22.2018. The Berkeley Slam at the Starry Plough. Headlining Act. Berkeley, CA. 

08.01.2018. Comedy Cypher at AU Lounge. Featured Comedian. Oakland, CA. 

07.14.2018. Music Manifestival at Quilombo. Art of Rhyme Workshop Facilitator. Oakland, CA. 

07.08.2018. Ladies Night at Return of the Cypher, Boom Boom Room. Host and Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

07.04.2018. Independence Day Festival at Jack London Square. Featured Performer. Oakland, CA. 

06.28.2018-06.30.2018 Rhyme Combinator Presents ZipSloth The Musical. Actress and Emcee. The Folsom Street Foundary. San Francisco, CA.

06.11.2018. Crunk Witch Album Release Party at Ivy Room. Featured Performer. Albany, CA. 

06.11.2018. Speak Your Truth Showcase & Open Mic at the UC Theatre. Headlining Performer. Berkeley, CA.

06.07.2018. Tourette’s Without Regrets at The Oakland Metro. Featured Performer. Oakland, CA. 

05.28.2018. SF Carnival. Featured Performer on Hip Hop for Change Float. San Francisco, CA. 

05.02.2018. Future Educators Conference at the University of San Francisco. Featured Panelist. San Francisco, CA. 

04.12.2018. Aries Extravaganza at the Legionnaire. Headlining Act. Oakland, CA. 

04.06.2018. J. Morgan’s Birthday Bash. Supporting Performer. Hotel Utah. San Francisco, CA. 

04.01.2018. The Get Down at The Legionnaire. Featured Performer. Oakland, CA. 

03.31.2018. Unite The City at Little Fillmore Park. Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

03.30.2018. Kaila Love’s Birthday Bash at George’s Nightclub. Headlining Performer and Event Organizer. San Rafael, CA. 

03.12.2018. Speak Your Truth Open Mic & Showcase at the UC Theatre. Open Mic Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

12.08.2017. Hip Hop Showcase at Sweetfingers. Featured Performer. San Leandro, CA. 

12.03.2017. Builders Presents: Winter is Coming at Hotel Utah. Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

02.02.2018. First Friday’s at The Alan Blueford Center. Featured Performer. Oakland, CA. 

12.01.2017. J. Morgan’s Album Release Party at Last Stop. Featured Performer. Daly City, CA. 

11.09.2017. Backseat Productions Presents Tiffany Wilson at Lennon Rehearsal Studios. Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

11.09.2017. Marin Equity Summit at the San Rafael Civic Center. Keynote Speaker. San Rafael, CA. 

10.28.2017. Hip Hop Queens Lineup at the Legionnaire. Featured Performer. Oakland, CA.  

10.25.2017. Hip Hop Lineup at the Elbo Room. Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

09.23.2017. J. Morgan’s Party Like Your Last Day Premiere Party at Hotel Utah. Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

09.23.2017. The Sugar Freedom Project at the Tassafaronga Recreation Center. Featured Performer. Oakland, CA.

8.31.2017. Fonk Styles Battle at The Starry Plough. Featured Act. Berkeley, CA

08.23.2017. Hip Hop and High Heels at 19th & Broadway. Headlining act. Fairfax, CA. 

08.17.2017. Sonomo and Sonny Ruckus at The Boom Boom Room. Performance with Sonny Ruckus. San Francisco, CA.  

08.06.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Blue Note. Opening act with Sonny Ruckus. Napa, CA.  

08.12.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Boomers. Opening act with Sonny Ruckus. Las Vegas, NV.  

08.10.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at The Event Center. Opening act Bakersfield, CA.  

08.06.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Blue Note. Opening act with Sonny Ruckus. Napa, CA.  

08.05.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Lost on Main. Opening act. Chico, CA.  

08.03.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Mesa Brewing Company. Opening act. Taos, NM.  

08.02.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Burt’s Tiki Lounge. Opening act. Albuquerque, NM.  

07.29.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at 501 Bistro and Bar. Opening act. El Paso, TX.  
07.27.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at The Gem. Opening act. Idaho Falls, ID.  

07.26.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Metro Music Hall. Opening act. Salt Lake City, UT.  

07.23.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Zebra Cocktail Lounge. Opening act. Bozeman, MT.  

07.22.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Red Room Lounge. Opening act. Spokane, WA.  

07.21.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Le Voyeur. Opening act. Olympia, WA.  

07.20.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Crocodile Back Bar. Opening act. Seattle, WA.  

07.19.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Shotski’s Woodfire Pizza. Opening act. Salem, OR.  

07.18.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at The Sound Lounge. Opening act. Grants Pass, OR.  

07.17.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Valentine’s. Opening act. Portland, OR.  

07.15.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Mt. Shasta Vet’s Club. Opening act. Mount Shasta, CA.  

07.14.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Live in Humboldt!. Opening act. Eureka, CA.  

07.13.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Slims. Opening act. San Francisco, CA.  

07.12.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Back Bar Sofa. Opening act. San Jose, CA.  

07.11.2017. Slap Frost Summer Vacation Tour Show at Velvet Jones. Opening act. Santa Barbara, CA. 

07.01.2017. Love When You Feed Me Music Video Debut Party at Spats. Event organizer and performer. Berkeley, CA. 

06.17.2017. KenYA Dig It? Fundraiser for Kite Schools in Kenya. Invited performer. Oakland, CA. 

06.16.2017. Tupac Turnup at George’s Nightclub. Event organizer, performer, and host. San Rafael, CA. 

06.01.2017. Funk Night at the Starry Plough. Featured Vocalist. Berkeley, CA. 

05.24.2017. Beauty and the Bars, Volume 4.  George’s Nightclub. Headlining Act. San Rafael, CA. 

05.19.2017. Watzlocal Finale Showcase at The Showdown. Invited performer. San Francisco, CA. 

05.10.2017. Oakadelic Wednesday’s at the Legionnaire. Featured Vocalist. Oakland, CA. 

04.20.2017. Concrete Roots Show at the Legionnaire. Featured Performer. Oakland, CA. 

03.02.2017. Uptown Alumni Showcase. Featured Performer. The Uptown. Oakland, CA. 

02.07.2017. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at Bottom of the Hill. San Francisco, CA. 

01.20.2017. Party Boy Ent. Hip Hop Showcase. Headlining Act at the Showdown. San Francisco, CA. 

01.16.2017. Words for the Kids. Foster Youth Benefit. Featured Act at the Honey Hive Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 

01.10.2017. Open mic performer at the Starry Plough. Berkeley, CA. 

01.08.2017. Return of the Cypher, Ladies Night. Invited feature at the Boom Boom Room. San Francisco, CA. 

12.29.2016. Funk Night. Featured Act. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at the Starry Plough. Berkeley, CA. 

12.15.2016. Battle of the Sexes. Invited Performer. Oakland, CA. 

12.09.2016. MinInterpretations EP Release Party. Invited Performer. Emeryville, CA. 

11.22.2016. Elbo Room Presents: One Be Lo. Invited Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

10.27.2016. First Annual Hip Hop Music Video Film Festival at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. San Francisco, CA. 

10.02.2016. UC Berkeley’s Intersect Conference. Workshop facilitator. Berkeley, CA. 

10.01.2016. Copwatch Benefit for Kaylah Moore. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at Ashkenaz. Berkeley, CA. 

09.27-28.2016. Los Medanos’ Annual 2-Day Hip Hop Conference. Event co-organizer, keynote speaker, and workshop facilitator. Pittsburg, CA. 

09.23.2016. Watzlocal Showcase. Headlining Act. San Francisco, CA. 

08.19.2016. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at The Gilman. Berkeley, CA. 

08.09.2016. Show Me a Good Time, Vol. 4. Showcase Series. Performer. Brooklyn, NY. 

08.06.2016. Success Starts Here. Keynote Speaker. Novato, CA. 

07.29.2016. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at Berkeley Community Media. B-Side Cypher. Berkeley, CA. 

07.26.2016. 10,000 Degrees Summer Intensive at St. Mary’s College. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. Moraga, CA. 

07.25.2016. 10,000 Degrees Summer Intensive at the University of San Francisco. Keynote speaker. San Francisco, CA. 

07.19.2016. 10,000 Degrees Summer Intensive at Sonoma State University. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. Rohnert Park, CA. 

07.18.2016. 10,000 Degrees Summer Intensive at St. Mary’s College. Keynote speaker. Moraga, CA. 

07.12.2016. Summer Bridge, College of Marin. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. Kentfield, CA. 

05.02.2106. 20th Annual Hip Hop in the Park. Invited Performer with Sonny Ruckus. Berkeley, CA. 

04.30.2016. 10,000 Degrees 35th Anniversary Gala. Keynote Performer. San Rafael, CA. 

04.28.2016. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at The New Parish. Oakland, CA. 

04.17.2016. Financial Literacy and Economic Justice Conference (FLEJCON). Invited Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

04.07.2016. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at Great American Music Hall. San Francisco, CA. 

02.23.2016. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at The Elbo Room. San Francisco, CA. 

01.29.2016. Performance with Sonny Ruckus at Brick and Mortar. Headlining Act. San Francisco, CA. 

08.08.2015. Success Starts Here. Invited Keynote Speaker/Performer, Panelist, and Workshop Creator/Facilitator. Novato, CA.

08.04.2015. 10,000 Degrees Summer Intensive at Dominican University. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator.

07.27.2015. 10,000 Degrees Summer Intensive at Sonoma State University. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. 

07.18.2015. Venus Rising Collective. Invited Performer. Oakland, CA. 

07.13.2015. Summer Bridge, College of Marin. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. Kentfield, CA. 

07.13.2015. Moving Towards College. Invited Performer. Novato, CA. 

07.15.2015. Summer Bridge, College of Marin. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. Kentfield, CA. 

07.04.2015. Women’s Empowerment Day Hip Hop Festival, Hip Hop For Change. Invited Performer, Panelist, and Host. Oakland, CA. 

06.24.2015. Summer Bridge, College of Marin. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. Kentfield, CA. 

06.22.2015. Summer Bridge, College of Marin. Spoken Word Workshop Facilitator. Kentfield, CA. 

06.06.2015. Berkeley Book Festival. Panelist for Hip Hop for Change. Berkeley, CA. 

05.29.2015. Make It Fresh Showcase. Performer. Richmond, CA. 

05.02.2015. Hip Hop in the Park 2015. Host. Berkeley, CA. 

03.17.2015. If You Can’t Say Something Nice, Say Something Funny. Host, Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

03.13.2015. Berkeley Law Coalition for Diversity: New Admits Welcome Event. Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

12.06.2014. Meeting of the Minds: All Tribes SF Zulu Nation 9th Anniversary, Invited Panelist. San Francisco, CA. 

05.04.2014. Town Hall on Youth Homelessness. Showcase of Write Home Project Video and Invited Speaker. Berkeley, CA. 

05.03.2014. Hip Hop in the Park 2014. Lead Organizer and Host. Berkeley, CA. 

04.26.2014. Music to the People Festival. Invited Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

03.14.2014 Night of Cultural Resistance 2014. Host and Invited Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

03.12.2014 Emily Yates Fundraiser for Iraq Veterans Against the War. Invited Performer.  San Francisco, CA. 

03.09.2014. UC Berkeley’s Suicide Prevention Walk, Invited Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

03.08.2014. In Love and Struggle Copwatch Benefit for Kayla Moore. Host, Organizer, and Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

03.07.2014. Oakland’s International Women’s Day Festival 2014, Invited Performer and Speaker. Oakland, CA. 

03.06.2014. Vagina Monologues 2014. From the Personal to the Political: What’s Your Revolution? Director. Berkeley, CA. 

11.20.2013. R.E.A.L. Event, Host and Invited Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

10.12.2013. Raices Del Barrio, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

09.13.2013. Tupac Shakur Celebration. Lead Organizer and Host. Berkeley, CA. 

09.21.2013. Folsom Street Fair. Invited Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

08.10.2013. Success Starts Here. “First Gen Blues”. Keynote Speaker. Novato, CA. 

05.07.2013. Scholarship Night 2013. “I am One Degree: The Testimony of a First Generation College Student”. Keynote Speaker. San Rafael, CA. 

05.04.2013. Hip Hop in the Park 2013. Organizer and Speaker. Berkeley, CA. 

03.15.2013. Night of Cultural Resistance 2013. Opening Performer. Berkeley, CA. 

03.09.2013. Oakland’s International Women’s Day Festival 2013. Invited Performer. Oakland, CA. 

03.01.2013. Womyn’s Herstory Month Showcase and Open Mic, Invited Performer and Speaker. Berkeley, CA. 

02.14.2013. Rising Beyond Borders.  Featured Performer. San Francisco, CA. 

02.04.2013.Vagina Monologues 2013. Race, Culture, and Ethnicity. Performer of Original Piece. Berkeley, CA. 

09.04.2011. Adidas Earn Your Stripes Cypher. Participant. Berkeley, CA. 

10.02.2010. AHO 5th Anniversary Youth Concert Fundraiser. Invited Performer. San Rafael, CA. 

06.29.2009. AHO Youth Connect. Lead Organizer and Performer. San Rafael, CA. 

10.11.2008 Youth Speaks. Invited performer. San Francisco, CA.