Back for the 3rd time, Poe Fest returns Sat. November 18th headlined by Ivy League scholar, activist, and internationally recognized hip hop artist Tef Poe, accompanied by hip hop legend Project Pat. The annual event now in its 3rd year features some familiar faces includeding Bates & T Dubb O, as well as artist from across the US including Jabee of Oklahoma City, & Rebel Diaz of New York City.
This years Poe Fest will be at 2720 Cherokee with tickets on sale now for more info on tickets head here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poefest-2017-with-special-guest-project-pat-tickets-39241330877?ref=eios&aff=eios .
Vince Staple’s Latest Leak from SimmerTime ’06 “Norf Norf” Click here to here audio
Long Beach native Vince Staple’s releases his latest track from the upcoming project “Summertime 06” “Norf Norf” 8 days before his album. Nothing like Project Pat’s Norf Norf if that’s what you thinking but, like Pat of the project’s reps Norf Memhpis, V. Staples reps the Norfside of Long Beach and you here references of the Norfside through out the song & describes life in his section of his city. If this is your 1st time listening to the XXL 2015 Freshman and are looking for more music before the album drops click here for Shyne Cold Chain V. 1 from Vince Staples.
One of my biggest moments of 2012 was one of the 1st. January 12th being able to say I helped bring Oscar winning, Hip Hop Icons 3 6 Mafia to the Gateway to the West and even more dope accidentally having them come on founding member Dj Paul’s Birthday.
The same day I meet the Mayor of East St.Louis Alvin Parks for the 1st time as well at city hall, and was able to hear a lot of advice and wisdom from Memphis Legend Dj Paul.
The concert it’s self was unpredictable tosay the least, just like the weather that day. Most of the winter of 2011/2012 was way above average and the day before the concert, the ratchets were wearing shorts, and the weirdo males were wearing flip flops. The evening of January 11th gave St.Louis its only real ( & out the blue) winter storm that season, with mixture of snow, ice, traffic jams, & head aches.
All in all the truest 3 6 Mafia fans came out, Juicy J’s addiction (ratchets) came out. And of course the most known unknowns were in the building. Juicy J, Dj Paul, &
A very big S/o to Clint Collins, entrepreneur and owner of Studio 618 for giving me the oppurtunity to work with him on such a unreal experience, while not knowing me from a can of paint. This was the 1st of many projects to come.