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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Rap Night 10/26 with Spose & Sly Chi, Educated Advocates, and In The Attic

Last Wednesday’s Rap Night was epic on many levels! There was great support for the scene and mutual respect for artists and everyone involved.

In The Attic really set the vibe, gettin’ the crowd going with a seamless delivery. It was pretty impressive how spot on they were, especially because one of their members (O*Zee) actually wasn’t able to make it. Apparently some work best under pressure. Lady Essence and Shane Reis came together and shared some songs off their upcoming mixtape! So, if you weren’t there, then you missed it….know what I’m sayin?

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Grant Street Orchestra’s Debut Album “Passionately Late” CD Release Party Oct. 14th at The Big Easy!

Grant Street Orchestra, a funk infused hip-hop group straight out of Portland, ME, have their first album “Passionately Late” coming out Friday October 14th! After spending many hours working on this album, Passionately Late shaped up into a great CD with with some great reminiscent style tunes and lots of feel-good funk to dance to.

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Review: Eyenine’s New Album “Afraid to Dream” (Releasing Oct. 7th)

 Afraid to Dream is an album Eyenine has been working on since 2004. Seven years spent working on an album had me skeptical; I was thinking it would sound overdone, irrelevant. After spending a few days listening and assessing, I think he nailed it. That time spent wasn’t necessarily all rooted in obsessive scrutiny…

Photo by Joe Giusti

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