This Saturday offers a great opportunity to catch some local, live band hip-hop at Brick and Mortar, with both DJ Touré of the Hieroglyphics Crew and Mars Today assembling bands and showcasing on a host of talented guest vocalists. And guess what? We’ve got you covered for tickets.
To enter for a chance to win tickets to see DJ Touré and Mars Today, email firstname.lastname@example.org with “DJ Touré” in the subject line and your full name and email address in the body of the email. A winner will be selected at random and notified via email.
Oakland’s DJ Touré released his Touré’s Theory LP in 2013, and all his vocalist guests appeared on the album. Mars Today of San Francisco is planning on releasing an EP in 2014, in addition to acting as the musical director for the live band of Oakland’s Los Rakas. To get a taste of what you’ll see Saturday night, listen to Touré’s Theory below, followed by a video of Mars Today’s band performing last year at the Elbo Room with sayknowledge, one of my favorite young rappers in the Bay.
DJ Touré (Hieroglyphics) w/Live Band ft. Casual (Hiero), London, Dolla Will, Emakulant, and Word Up, Mars Today w/Live Band ft. sayknowledge, Cait La Dee, Alex Lee (Le Vice), Lilan Kane, Shamila Ivory (Bayonics)
Brick and Mortar Music Hall
February 8, 2014