Tell ya mama this one won’t pass you by â€” it’s Bizarre Ride Fest, Saturday December 29th, 2012 at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood. A live celebration of one of hip-hop most beloved albums, Bizarre Ride Fest features a centerpiece performance by original creators Fatlip, SlimKid3, J-Sw!ft and L.A.Jay, delivering the Bizarre Ride Live experience. Also rocking the house will be the current cream of the scene: Overdoz, Polyester the Saint, Kid Named Breezy, Quelle Chris, Cazal Organism & The Zzyzzx. Attendees are welcome to grab the mic with Mandy Mayhem’s Hip-Hop Karaoke,
After that, it’s the WORLD TOUR! (Just off of their Japan tour, they now embark on a U.S. & European journey)
Delicious Vinyl, the label that released Cali rap crewÂ The Pharcyde‘s groundbreaking 1992 debut albumÂ Bizarre Ride II The PharcydeÂ (quoted asÂ Kanye West’s favorite album), has teamed up withFatlipÂ andÂ Slimkid3Â -Â two of the former Pharcyde members – along withÂ Bizarre RideÂ producersÂ J-Sw!ftÂ andÂ L.A. JayÂ forÂ Bizarre Ride Live, a series of shows where they perform the entire album, blurring the lines between a straight up hip-hop show and a theatrical performance
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Delicious Vinyl releases three-CD box set of Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde for 20-year anniversary
The Pharcyde was one of my greatest influences to almost every MC I used to cipher with in NYC during the height of the Lyricist Lounge era NY underground scene. They offered a style of Hip Hop that was playful, lyricial and sarcastic over the West Coast version of the ‘Boom Bap’ as we called it in NY. The group offered another aspect of what it meant to be “West Coast” to balance out the Gangsta ‘G-Funk’ sound that came to dominate and define ‘West Coast Hip Hop’. Pharcyde gave us another “cyde” of music to vibe with.
Delicious Vinyl, the label that released Cali rap crewÂ The Pharcyde‘s groundbreaking 1992 debut albumÂ Bizarre Ride II The PharcydeÂ (quoted asÂ Kanye West’s favorite album), has released aÂ three-CD box setÂ featuring instrumentals and remixes to commemorate its 20-year anniversary. Original membersÂ FatlipÂ andÂ Slimkid3Â have alsoÂ re-joined forces withÂ Bizarre RideÂ producersÂ J-Sw!ftÂ andÂ L.A. JayÂ forÂ Bizarre Ride Live, a series of shows where they perform the entire album…