A Hellava Night with local + Detroit hip-hop: Esham, Kung-Fu Vampire, Can’t Find a Villain

Those who find themselves in the South Bay this Friday (8pm, $13) should make their way over to the Avalon in Santa Clara for what is sure to be quite the night of lyrical manipulation at the kickoff of the Hellava Night tour. Esham, who's been in the game since the late 80s, hails from Detroit. He's remained somewhat of an underground phenomenon despite guest appearances on many many albums throughout his career. While he's produced 13 (!) albums over the course of his career, Esham's probably best known from his early days running the Detroit rap scene with Kid [...]

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