Time: March 28, 2012 from 7pm to 11:45pm
Location: The New Parish,Oakland Ca
Street: 579 18th st @San Pablo ave.
City/State: Oakland Ca.
Event Type: oakland, bay, area, sf
Organized By: THE NEW PARISH & STEELO ENTERTAINMENT
Latest Activity: Mar 21, 2012
WED. MARCH 28th!
OZOMATLI w' surprise guests & :::::::Raw-G:::::: performing live at The New Parish Wednesday March 28th!!
Tickets available @ http://www.thenewparish.com/event/99627/
Doors 7pm - Show 8pm - 18+
The New Parish :::579 18th st. @ San Pablo, Oakland Ca.
"Brewing a vital concoction of Latin salsa, urban hip-hop, and jazz-funk, Ozomatli formed in Los Angeles in the mid-'90s, eventually settling on a lineup that included Raúl "El Bully" Pacheco, Ulises Bella, Jiro Yamaguchi, Cut Chemist, Chali 2na, Wil-Dog Abers, Mairo Calire, Rene "Spinobi" Dominguez, Justin "Niño" Porée, Asdrubal Sierra, and Jabu. After making their name on the local club circuit, the group made an appearance on the urban late-night talk show Vibe! and released its self-titled debut in June 1998. Embrace the Chaos was released in 2001, followed by an EP, Coming Up, in 2003. A third full-length, Street Signs, which featured a changed lineup (both Cut Chemist and Chali 2na, for example, left the group on good terms), came out in 2004 and subsequently won a Grammy.... read more..
Blending hip hop culture with a revolutionary state of mind, Raw G is notorious for passionate flow and deep poetry. Born and raised in GDL City, Mexico, Raw G was dealt a great deal of struggle at a young age. After losing her father, she began
expressing her feelings of pain through writing, and began identifying to such artists like KRS-One, 2Pac and the Fugees, relating to the harsh reality depicted in their music.
In 1999 she moved to Oakland, California to start a new life as a mother. She began learning English by translating rap songs. In the last few years, Raw G has stepped her music career up to the top of the list of up and coming artists from the bay area. She has performed with artists such as KRS-One,Ghostface Killah, Dead Prez,Immortal Technique, Mobb Deep, Mala Rodrigues and many more.
She is currently participating in community events while recording a studio album for her solo project which will be release fall 2012.read more here