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Flatbush ZOMBiES Bring Tour Through Winnipeg, Edmonton & Calgary
Posted by Hip Hop Canada @IHeartTART in News
The good folks over at Nighshift Entertainment and DubSac are pleased to announce that they are bringing the Flatbush ZOMBiES through Calgary, Edmonton, and Winnipeg as part of the North Trip Tour.
In case you’ve managed to sleep on these cats, Flatbush ZOMBiES are one of my Top 5 crews on the come-up right now. They have this psychedelic murky underground sound that can only be described as Flatbush ZOMBiES. The Brooklyn trio consists of Zombie Juice, Meechy Darko, and Erick Arc Elliot. And these guys have been so crucial to the Beast Coast movement of the last few years, ever since they dropped that debut goodie goodness that was D.R.U.G.S.
Erick Arc Elliot does some of the juiciest production in the rap game right now. FBZ keep most of their production in-house, which means that they’re f**king with Erick Arc Elliot beats that no one other rap cat will ever get a chance to get his greasy paws on. That’s key.
Man… I remember when FBZ rolled through Toronto to play Canadian Music Week in 2014 and I wrote up the pre-show blog post on HipHopCanada for that. And while I was writing, I melted down because I knew there was no way they’d be coming through Calgary for me to see. So now a year has passed and it looks like y’all have FINALLY stopped sleeping on the supremeness of FBZ. Because now we’re FINALLY getting the ZOMBiES show I’ve been waiting on. ALL PRAISES DUE TO THE RAP GODS ON THIS ONE! Peep all of the event details after the jump.
July 21: Winnipeg at Union Sound Hall
The show is brought to us by 4TheBlockEntertainment, Union Sound Hall, and DubSac. Opening support will be provided by Grand Music Mafia. Early bird tickets have already sold out but regular admission tickets are available online for $34.99. Hard copy tickets are available at Hood Hoprz & The Joint.
July 22: Edmonton at YEG Event Centre
This show is brought to us by Nightshift Entertainment and Future Is Grim INC. Tickets range from $19.99 to $39.99 for VIP access. You can purchase your tickets online or scoop up hard copy tickets at Jupiter, Foosh, FS or Shadified South.
July 23: Calgary at Ten Nightclub
This show is brought to us by Boodang, DubSac, SP, and The Supreme Hustle. Advance tickets are available now for $34.99. You can purchase tickets online, as well as at Treehouse Culture and Grassroots. Also of supreme importance: The Humble Giants are opening this show!!! WHICH MEANS THIS SHOW JUST GOT TEN TIMES GNARLIER. The Humble Giants kicked off their summer by opening for De La Soul during Sled Island. And they’ve been slotted on a few major opening bills since. The crew consists of MCs Halfcut and Beni J, alongside DJ C-Sik. And goddamn they are meticulous.
About: Flatbush ZOMBiES
Flatbush Zombies (stylized as Flatbush ZOMBiES) is an American hip hop group from the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York City, formed in 2010. The group is composed of rappers Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice and Erick “Arc” Elliott, the latter of which also serves as their regular producer. They are part of East Coast hip hop movement known as “Beast Coast”, that was spearheaded by fellow Brooklyn-based rappers Joey Bada$$ and the late Capital Steez, along with their respective hip hop group Pro Era.
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