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Chali 2na Of J5

From 22/12/14 to 22/11/14

Starving Artists & Péchés Mignons present CHALI 2NA OF JURASSIC 5 + HOUSE OF VIBE
support from Snareophobe + Mansfield Green + more TBA

Saturday 22nd November @Clwb Ifor Bach
Doors 8pm | tickets £15 adv - more on the door | 18+
Tickets: The Full Moon (No Booking fee) & Spillers Records

After a sold out reunion tour with Jurassic 5 this year, we are amped to be bringing back founding member CHALI 2NA and his all star band the HOUSE OF VIBE ALL STARS at Cardiff Students' Union - CF10 22nd November 2014

From his days growing up on the hard streets of Chicago’s south side; to his subsequent explosion onto Los Angeles’ burgeoning hip-hop scene; to his tenure as MC for seminal hip-hop group Jurassic 5, and his front-man duties for Grammy-Award winners, Ozomatli, CHALI 2NA epitomizes the portrait of the multi talented 21st century artist.

2014 has been a busy year for CHALI 2NA. His solo performances support a string of EPs. Released in December last year, his EP ‘Against The Current’ was the first in a series of five, followed by ‘Manphibian Music’ released this year. Breathing new life into his musical past, the projects sound is heavily influenced buy his history, including the music he grew up on and the hip hop he’s produced combined with his love for performing live.

With his distinctive and legendary baritone voice CHALI 2NA has harvested praise as a charismatic personality of hip-hop and a highly respected artist.

THE HOUSE OF VIBE ALL STARS will be sharing the stage with Chali 2na and features drummer Phillip ‘Fish’ Fisher, founding member of FISHBONE and also the drummer for Justin Timberlake. On the keys is Anthony ‘Brew’ Brewster, founding member of The Untouchables. Anthony has also played live shows with Talib Kweli and De La Soul. Bad ass funk man Corey Cofield is on the bass!

Snareophobe music takes influence from global Jungle, Hiphop, Garage, Breakbeat, Dubstep and Drum & Bass music mixing up heavyweight basslines, scratching, samples, loops & FX. Hosting & mc’ing on his own sets, Snareophobe has often been joined on stage by Dub Fx, Eva Lazarus & Fernquest. Layers of twisted electronic music and vocal effects come as standard! The Snareophobe LP, made in collaboration with Pete Fibre, dropped on Gravitas Records in July 2013 and includes a wide range of electronic music & featured vocalists. Pay what you like here: Remixes can be found on Muti Music, Functional Records, Ape Music and Convoy UnLtd with support from the likes of Bassnectar, 6Blocc, Calvertron, Ill-Gates & Freq Nasty. - See more at:

Resident Dj & co-founder of Starving Artists bumping a rare selection of funk, soul, hiphop and face wobbling big beats.

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