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  • Valid Live At Cutz Lounge

    On Wed. 10/17, catch Valid and legendary Detroit poetess Peace as the featured performers for the bi-weekly Colorful Women Slam Open Mic.
    Presented by Native Child, and hosted by none other than Piper Carter.
    More details below!

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  • New Music from Semi Six

    Just short of five months ago, Detroit MC Semi Six delivered Park Orange (listen here) to the heads, a project entirely produced by Ilajide of Clear Soul Forces and definitely worth a listen.
    Now here we are in late September and the Sixer returns with the new single Eat produced by Qahsi. Peep below.

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  • Valid, Kool Keith, Crate Digga, Sheefy McFly & More at #2018MGP

    From Fri. July 20- to Sun. July 22, 2018 The Russell Industrial Center will be hosting the Annual Michigan Glass Project Festival!
    The festival is a live art and music event that focuses on giving back to the the community by raising money in efforts to bring back art classes to Detroit Public Schools.
    On Sunday night the 22nd, the weekend will end with a bang when Hip-Hop legend Kool Keith hits the stage, which will be immediately followed by Crate Digga & Friends!
    Crate’s big grand finale for the weekend will include performances from Valid, Aztek The Barfly, Doc Waffles, Sheefy McFly, Eddie Logix, Josef Coney Island, and of course the man himself,
    DJ Crate Digga!
    For more info on The Michigan Glass Project please visit themichiganglassproject.com

    Click Here for Pre-Sale Tickets!

    #2018MGP

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  • POETRY VS. HIP-HOP – Detroit Edition!


    On Sat. July 21st, Poetry vs. Hip-Hop LLC & Pretty Dope Productions Present POETRY VS. HIP-HOP DETROIT EDITION at The Hamilton Tucker Art Gallery on 7/21!
    6 Detroit Poets will go head-to-head with 6 Detroit Emcees in a friendly, all Peace & all Love “battle”. Queen Sheba will call up one poet and one emcee for each round. Each artist will have four minutes to present what they bring to the artistic table. In end of each round the audience will cheer wildly, throw money, stomp on the floor and go bananas for their favorite performance.
    The team who wins the best out of 6 rounds wins!

    TEAM HIP-HOP                        VS.                         TEAM POETRY

    Boog Brown (Captain)
    @1boogbrown

    Queen Sheeba (Captain)
    @thequeensheba

    SupaEmcee
    @SupaEmCeeif

    Native Child
    @NativeChildBrown

    Valid
    @Valid313

    Peace
    @iampeacebell

    Mahogany Jones
    @mahoganyjonz

    Sheezy Bo Beezy

    Dean Beanz
    @iamdeanbeanz

    Murdock

    Monte SS
    @realmontess

    Goldy

    >>>PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!<<<

    $10 ADVANCE GENERAL ADMISSION
    $15 GENERAL ADMISSION ONLINE THE DAY OF THE SHOW
    $20 AT THE DOOR
    $50 Table for four – INCLUDES admission to the show
    ***If tickets are sold out online, you can still purchase tickets at the door; the day of the show.***
    Sounds by DJ Knodat

    @poetryvshiphop
    @prettydopedia
    #poetryvshiphop
    poetryvshiphop.live

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  • Valid’s New Live Performance Compilation – Bandcamp Exclusive

    On Friday, Feb. 16th of 2018 the very first ValidTine’s Day Showcase took place at the Old Miami Music Venue, a Detroit staple. The show was a success, and thanks to Mega Powers accidentally leaving the recorder on after their set, we now have the full audio files of Valid’s performance that night which has now been released as a live album dubbed Valid Live At The Old Miami. This stage set is an assortment of songs that were released on Valid’s debut album and joint EP’s from the last few years. This free download is an exclusive Bandcamp only release featuring Valid & friends.
    Be sure to support Valid by checking out the description box on each track for download/purchase links to the original songs, thank you!

    Special thanks to DJ JMAC on the turntables holding Valid down this whole performance, Old Miami staff & Sound team, Dee Brundidge for the graphics, Tone Rizzo for the mix, Ellie Sandiego for hosting, Emile, Blaaq Gold, Ideeyah, Mega Powers, Slot-A, Jaws That Bite, and everyone that was involved that night!

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