Motiejus Degree a.k.a. DJ Alko is one of the most famous activists of the Lithuanian urban movement. 12 years ago he founded the “Street Up” organization which lead to hip hop, reggae and broken beats spreading in the largest Lithuanian cities.
“Street Up” is also responsible for organizing “Lithuanian Hip Hop Awards”, “Live from Kaunas Streets” festival and a number of international concerts. DJ Alko has been mixing hip hop, reggae and funk for almost 10 years now, he warmed up several well known international artists such as: DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles, Supersci, Basta, Noize MC, Dead Prez, DJ Vadim, Steppa Style etc. He has also performed on stage not only in Lithuania but had several performances in London (UK) and Riga (LV) as well.