Atown’s/Spain’s Prefuse 73 thanked the crowd with humility after the end of his set because he was overwhelmed by the positive crowd response.
I’m not gonna lie, I’ve never listened to Prefuse in my life aside from when he played with Edan at the Wex but I did enjoy the soft toned layers of sound over the live drums.
It had a very earthy warmth to it…. like being at a cave near a beach with water trickling in.
I think his performance was more refined than the opener that I came to see, the Muthafucking Gaslamp Killer. Continue reading
Redman claimed he was so “bulletproof” that he would “die harder than Bruce Willis”.
Before Xzhibit was pimping peoples rides, he claimed to be “the Black John Mclane”.
Well, looks like Demi Moore’s ex-husband is returning the favor with the documentary,
“The Hip Hop Project”.
The Hip Hip Hop Project examines Hip Hop as a voice, and a vechile for people without outlets.
While I do enjoy Hip Hop as a soapbox for people that wear chinchilla coats, and drive blue lambos, it is refreshing to look at hip hop in a more humble and meaningful light.
The important role Hip Hop plays in many peoples lives is often overlooked.
This movie will close out the Deep Focus Festival, 7pm @ the Arena Grand.
Also, tonight at the Surly Girl Saloon. Columbus ex-pat Mahssa Taghina, will be the guest dejay at “Is this Jazz?”, a bi-weekly event devoted to breaks
Mahssa has been busy dejaying with the like of Prefuse 73, Egon, and Peanut Butter Wolf, and helping run brilliant reissue label. B-Music.
She has some serious records these days.
Is this Jazz?! is from 7-11pm tonight.