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Masta Ace @ Jimmy’s Saloon | Friday 3/17/17

Masta Ace @ Jimmy’s Saloon | Friday 3/17/17

Hip Hop legend Masta Ace is performing live at Jimmy’s Saloon in Newport, RI on St. Patrick’s Day, 3/17/17! This highly influential emcee has worked with Juice Crew, Marley Marl, Special Ed, Buckshot, MF Doom, Edo G, R.A. The Rugged Man, Cormega and many more over the years. He’s a University of Rhode Island graduate and has never performed in Newport so it’s definitely going to be a historic event. MA / RI artists LS Camp, DirtyDurdie, Kee-Words, Weapon E.S.P and DJ Boomer are all rocking throughout the night too! 9pm-1am. $10 tickets, $12 door. Strict 21+ RSVP on Facebook | tix: mastaacenewportri.bpt.me brought to you by Heat Mizer & rhymeCulture sponsored by 401 Hip Hop, Rough Draft, Ascend Athletix & CSPtv...
ATTN #RAPPERS #PRODUCERS The Shelter [Open Mic + Concert Series] Episode 1 is LIVE 1.31.17

ATTN #RAPPERS #PRODUCERS The Shelter [Open Mic + Concert Series] Episode 1 is LIVE 1.31.17

ATTN #RAPPERS #PRODUCERS The Shelter [Open Mic + Concert Series] Episode 1 is LIVE January 31st 9:30pm [$2 at Door] at AS220 @as220providence [featuring]: FTTD @kingfttd Krews @itskrews Nino Green @AlmtyNino • • Sponsored by: D’s Spot @ds_spot Real Rap Radio @real.rap.radio Rhymeculture @rhymeculture • • The Shelter was created by @dvalorofficial and @kingfttd as a low-cost alternative to highlight stars in the city as well as giving a open stage to rising talent. If you are an emcee or producer of any sub-genre of hip hop looking to network, develop or showcase your skills this is the place to be. • • RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1656051978020881 For open mic sign up or more information email...
NYE 2016 w/ DJ Blademon @ Jimmy’s Saloon

NYE 2016 w/ DJ Blademon @ Jimmy’s Saloon

2016 has been a crazy year – close it out with WRIU 90.3‘s DJ Blademon at Jimmy’s Saloon in Newport, RI on 12/31! He’ll be spinning Reggae, Hip Hop and more all night for your listening and dancing pleasure. Also expect special guest performances, giveaways and a free glass of champagne at midnight! $10. 9-close. Strict 21+ RSVP on...
Milez Grimez ‘Pearly Gates’ Release Party

Milez Grimez ‘Pearly Gates’ Release Party

Milez Grimez‘ newest EP is called Pearly Gates and is available now at his website: milezgrimez.com/store/pearly-gates-cd The release party’s at Jimmy’s Saloon in Newport, Rhode Island on Friday 12/23/16 and features additional performances from Alyssa Marie, Freddie Black, Ice (from DirtyDurdie), Kee-Words and Dutty! DJ Hendu on the 1s & 2s. $10. 9-close. Strict 21+ RSVP on...
Big Lo’s Christmas Rapped Tour

Big Lo’s Christmas Rapped Tour

Show some love and support for Big Lo as his tour rolls through Newport, Rhode Island! He’ll be performing here at Jimmy’s Saloon on Saturday 12/10/16 alongside United Soul Alliance, Ethyks, Bouty, GorillaSmooth and Infamous. $5. 9-close. 21+ RSVP on Facebook   BIG LO BigLoHipHop.com James “Big Lo” Lopez is an emcee and producer now residing in Pensacola, FL. Big Lo is primarily known for his hardcore lyricism and sample-heavy boom-bap production that is reminiscent of mid 90s acts such as Wu-Tang Clan and Boot Camp Clik. However, Lo’s high energy stage show coupled with strong wit and contemporary references makes his sound eagerly accepted by all audiences. Although Big Lo has been releasing music and performing live for over a decade now, his unprecedented work ethic since 2012 has earned him the buzz he has today. Just in that short time Lo has had the opportunity to open up for Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Geto Boys, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Slum Village, Rapper Big Pooh, Mobb Deep, Curren$y, Lil Kim, and Nappy Roots as well as playing the Vans Warped Tour in Orlando, Fl and being selected to play the prestigious A3C Festival & Conference. Additionally, he toured the East Coast multiple times, including stops in Atlanta, Tallahassee, Pensacola, Mobile, Panama City, Gainesville, Baltimore, Richmond, Nashville, Charlotte, Savannah, Washington DC, Trenton, Hartford, New Bedford, Narragansett, Manchester, and Portland. 2013 saw the release of Big Lo’s successful independent album, “Magnum Opiates”. “Magnum Opiates” received a plethora of praise from a number of Hip Hop pundits and bloggers including HipHopHotSpot.com, Skope Magazine, Take Cover and Shoot, Grip Squad, Act Live Music,...
Black Friday @ Alchemy | 11.25.16

Black Friday @ Alchemy | 11.25.16

Vibe out with some incredible live Hip Hop, Funk, Rock and more on ‘Black Friday’ 11/25/16 at Providence, Rhode Island‘s newest live music venue, Alchemy! The Black Kennedys, Universal ZU Disciplez, KALI MA, Product Of Amerika and PRONOUNCE w/ Bes Kep will all be performing throughout the night. DJ Blacklist on the 1s & 2s! $7. 9-close. 21+ RSVP on Facebook sponsored by Ascend Athletix Like this:Like...
Onry Ozzborn, Rob Sonic & more | duotour II

Onry Ozzborn, Rob Sonic & more | duotour II

Get ready to welcome Seattle, Washington‘s Onry Ozzborn to Aquidneck Island on Friday, October 21st 2016! This Fake Four Inc. recording artist is a co-founder of Grayskul, Oldominion and Dark Time Sunshine. He’ll be bringing NYC’s Rob Sonic & DJ Zone too – Rob is in Hail Mary Mallon with Aesop Rock! Upgrade (upstate NY) and Rafael Vigilantics (Portland, OR) will also be along for the ride. They’ll be supported locally by AfterLife, The Craft and CODY POPE! Hosted by BRZOWSKI $7 at the door. 9-close. Strict 21+ RSVP on Facebook   ONRY OZZBORN https://fakefour.bandcamp.com/album/duo Michael Martinez, better known by his stage name Onry Ozzborn, is a rapper and producer based in Seattle, Washington. He is a founding member of the alternative Hip Hop groups such as Grayskul, Dark Time Sunshine, and Oldominion. He has collaborated with artists such as Aesop Rock, Slug, Mr. Lif, JFK, Cage, and Busdriver. After being raised in New Mexico, Martinez went on to play college baseball in Arizona before finally moving to Seattle, Washington. Here he founded the Hip Hop collective Oldominion alongside Snafu, NyQwil, Dialog, and Sleep. Through Oldominion, he was introduced to another artist, JFK, who would later become a frequent collaborator and the two would go on to form the group Grayskul. Following numerous albums both with Grayskul and his own solo projects, Martinez would meet the producer Zavala and form the group Dark Time Sunshine. He is currently signed to Fake Four Inc. ROB SONIC https://soundcloud.com/robsonicofficial Robert Smith was born in Washington, D.C and grew up in the Bronx. As a child, he devoted himself to music of various...
Black Halloween @ Alchemy – Thursday 10/27/16

Black Halloween @ Alchemy – Thursday 10/27/16

Start Halloween weekend early on Thursday 10/27/16! Providence, Rhode Island‘s newest venue Alchemy is the place to be for BLACK HALLOWEEN. Prepare yourself for incredible live Hip Hop, Funk, Rock & more from Everybody Luv Black and The Black Kennedys! DJ Blacklist on the 1s & 2s! $100 prize for best costume & giveaways throughout the night! 9pm-1am. $10 cover. Sponsored by Ascend Athletix! Click on the poster to RSVP on...
Moodie Black, Ceschi, Warbler Roost

Moodie Black, Ceschi, Warbler Roost

Fake Four Inc.‘s Ceschi Ramos returns to Jimmy’s Saloon in Newport, Rhode Island on Sunday, September 25th 2016 with Moodie Black as part of their Acid Tour! They’ll be joined by Newport’s own Warbler Roost for this night of genre-bending live music. $7. 9-close. Strict 21+ moodieblackdeath.bandcamp.com ceschi.bandcamp.com...
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