Teacha Returns

Teacha Returns

A Photo-Blog by Jessica Pohl  I am Hip Hop. It’s a phrase I’ve heard for years.  It’s a conversation, a debate, a meeting of the minds, a blending of cultures.  Both the old guard and the new guard of RI Underground Hip Hop have uttered these words at some point.  At times it’s said with pride, but can also be spoken as a challenge.  I am Hip Hop.  Are you? When it comes to KRS-One, there is no debate – he is Hip Hop. He is a teacher, a philosopher, an entrepreneur, a lyricist, an activist, and so many things – but there’s no denying – he is Hip Hop.  Also a member of the Zulu Nation, he has been rocking mics and stages for years both nationally and internationally representing that beautiful golden age of Hip Hop.  He is a true Master of Ceremonies, one of the all-time emcees, he’s a party rocker. You have a lot of opportunities to see amazing music in this small state.  There’s no shortage of it.  It’s everywhere, the RI music scene is flourishing with shows, talent, and opportunities to get out.  But the last time he came to town he drew this awesome crowd. On October 15th you should get out to Simon’s in Providence where KRS will be taking the stage (courtesy of the Keynote Company).  You won’t be disappointed.  His last show was alive with energy.  It was a classic evening of Hip Hop.  From the seasoned openers, to the bboys from Project 401, to the live graffiti, the night played out to be full of energy and alive...
Doomtree @ Simon’s 677 | SUNDAY 2.15.15

Doomtree @ Simon’s 677 | SUNDAY 2.15.15

Keynote Company is bringing Doomtree to Providence for an all ages show that promises to boast amazing lyrical content.  Doomtree is an indie hip hop collective and record label based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The collective has seven members: rappers P.O.S, Dessa, Cecil Otter, Sims and Mike Mictlan, and producers Lazerbeak and Paper Tiger. The collective is known for incorporating a wide range of musical influences into their work with lyrical complexity and wordplay in their work. Keynote Company presents: Doomtree  Open Mike Eagle  Grind Mode Affiliates Simon’s 677 – 677 Valley Street – Providence, RI 9:00 P.M. – $15 adv, $17 doors – All Ages www.keynotecompany.net Hosted By: Chuck Reeves Music By: DJ John Gotem Sponsored By: Brawlers Inc. Ticket Link Here   Share...
Kool Keith @ The Met | FRIDAY 2.13.15

Kool Keith @ The Met | FRIDAY 2.13.15

Internationally known lyricist Kool Keith will be rocking the mic at The Met and bringing his unique fun loving style to the stage at this all ages show.  One of the groundbreakers in Hip Hop, this show is not to be missed.  He’ll be supported by some of the best talent in multiple genres, get there early to see Party Bois, Medusah Black, Balam, and Kidmiddi.  RI’s favorite, DJ Nook, will be breaking out on the turntables alongside Dan Tanner.  Doors are at 8pm, and you can get tickets for $13 in advance and $15 the night of the show. KOOL KEITH with special guests Party Bois, Medusah Black, Balam, Kidmiddi Clazz Clown with music by DJ Nook and Dan Tanner at the Met! Doors open 8PM | Show starts 9PM $13 Advance | $15 Day Of The Show ALL AGES You can get your tickets at the following locations in advance of the show: www.themetri.com Lupo’s Box Office, FYE Stores, Round Again Records (Wickenden Street Providence), In Your Ear (Main St, Warren) Get your tickets online here! More info: www.themetri.com 401.331.1005 KOOL KEITH on Facebook Party Bois on Facebook  Medusah Black on Facebook  Balam on Facebook  Kidmiddi on Facebook DJ Nook on Facebook   Share...
Akrobatic & Alyssa Marie @ Simon’s 677 | FRIDAY 1.30.15

Akrobatic & Alyssa Marie @ Simon’s 677 | FRIDAY 1.30.15

Keynote Company & Alyssa Marie are bringing the heavy hitter lyricist Akrobatik to Providence with an all-star line up of local support to pack a night of high energy Hip Hop for the fans.  This is an all ages event at Simon’s 677 on Valley Street.  The doors are at 8pm, and you can get tickets here for $10 in advance, $12 the night of the show. Keynote Company & Alyssa Marie present: Akrobatik  Alyssa Marie (w/ full band) Milez Grimez  DirtyDurdie & Sky King Kee-Words  Pathway Movement Night Enders Hosted By: Chuck Reeves Music By: DJ John Gotem Sponsored By: Brawlers Inc Simon’s 677 – 677 Valley Street – Providence, RI 8 P.M. – $10 adv, $12 doors – All Ages www.keynotecompany.net Ticket Link: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/765903   Share...
Meta P CD Release Party @ Dusk | SATURDAY 1.24.15

Meta P CD Release Party @ Dusk | SATURDAY 1.24.15

The CD Release Party for the long anticipated release, Evolution of the White Wolf, by Meta P is taking place at Dusk on January 24th in Providence.  The event starts at 9pm and goes until 2am. Join the local underground scene for performances by: Meta P swann notty Rippz O Phokuz Big G’s’s Resin ED– Live (one man) Band with DJ John Gotem cutting up the decks and hosted by Providence’s own, JAHPAN You can find the Facebook event here.  Share...