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THE COUP plus Raw-G - SOLD OUT!!!
July 21, 2013
The Post-Funk/Neo-Nasty/Proto-Shake-That-Ass Clique
"The Coup's Boots Riley on Political Art and the Importance of Needing to Get Laid" Check out Boots Riley interview with Ian Port of SF Weekly
Sunday, July 21
- 8pm $22 adv, $26 door- SOLD OUT!!!
- Open Dance Floor!
Revolutionary musical collective The Coup's new album Sorry To Bother You is available now via Anti- Records. The Coup consists of vocalist-writer and activist Boots Riley accompanied by a versatile cadre of musicians. Sorry To Bother You is an audacious new work by a visionary band. The tracks merge danceable beats, punk urgency and the astute social commentary of hip-hop to craft a refreshingly unique sound that draws from the past but never sounds anything but futuristic.
Blending Hip Hop culture with a revolutionary state of mind, Raw G is notorious for passionate flow and deep poetry.
Born and raised in GDL City, Mexico, Raw G was dealt a great deal of struggle at a young age. After losing her father, she began expressing her feelings of pain through writing, and began identifying to such artists like KRS-One, 2Pac and the Fugees,
relating to the harsh reality depicted in their music.
In 1999 she moved to Oakland, California to start a new life as a mother. She began learning English by translating rap songs. In the last few years, Raw G has stepped her music career up to the top of the list of up and coming artists from the bay area. She has performed with artists such as KRS-One, Immortal Technique, Dead Prez, Mobb Deep, Blackalicious, Ghostface Killah, Ozomatli, Ana Tijoux, Mala Rodrigues and many more. She is currently participating in community events while recording a studio album which will be released in 2013.