Festival Planning Team

Cornelius Harris (Festival Manager)


A self-described cultural activist, Cornelius Harris, CEO of Alter Ego Management (an artists management company) has served as label manager for Techno label UR,  sits on the board of Detroit Creative Corridor (DC3) and is former curator for Today's Art Festival in the Netherlands. 


Deekah (Founder & Program Director)


Detroit-born Deekah, lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist for progressive hard rock soul band Roxolydian, is also the mastermind behind the annual Cosmic Slop Music Fest in Detroit, which is focused on uniting people of color in the rock music scene.  Deekah has spent almost twenty years recording, performing & writing music and was recently dubbed “the lovechild of Tina Turner & Jimi Hendrix."  More recently she accompanied Downtown Brown, singing their song "Love Kitchen" with Angelo Moore of Fishbone, opening for Fishbone for two dates in March on their 2017 tour.  


Benjamin Tesner (Festival Assistant)



Benjamin Tesner was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, where he currently lives. He has been involved with the music industry since 2011 and is currently employed at Alter Ego Booking & Management where he began as an intern and worked his way up to the representative title. Because of his belief in the vision of the Cosmic Slop Music festival as a beneficial event for Detroit artists and beyond, he is excited to serve as Festival Assistant for the 2017 festival.  

Contact: ben_t@alteregomgt.com

Contact Cosmic Slop

EMAIL: cosmicslopdetroit@gmail.com