Afroman with Felix Free & the Rxcketeers and 607-SoS

  • June 5, 2024 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Lakewatch Inn

    1636 East Shore Drive
    Ithaca, New York 14850
Ticket Price $25.00 Buy Tickets
Description

Afroman with Felix Free & the Rxcketeers and 607-SoS
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Tickets: $25 Adv 
(tax and fees on top of ticket price)
6pm Doors | 7pm Show
18+ (valid, state or government-issued photo ID required for entry)

House Rules:

  • No smoking inside
  • 18+ show
  • No professional photography unless cleared with the promoter first, submit all press inquiries to kbpbooking@gmail.com
  • No refunds unless the event is canceled.

 

AFROMAN

Afroman, otherwise known as Joseph Edgar Foreman is an American rapper originating from Palmdale, California known worldwide for his hit single 'Because I Got High'.

The rapper and musician is best known for his hit single 'Because I Got High' which was released in 2001. He showed signs of musical interests when he sold his first tape whilst in the eighth grade featuring a rap about a teacher who got Foreman removed from the school for sagging his pants.

In 1998, Afroman released his first full-length album 'My Fro-losophy', he later relocated to Mississippi where he met drummer Jody Stallone, Bass player Darrell Havard, and future producer Tim Ramenofsky. The latter produced his second record 'Because I Got High', its main promotional methods were touring and the file-sharing site Napster. The title track was later played on The Howard Stern Show.

The song went on to become a worldwide hit in late 2001, it was featured in several high-profile films including The Perfect Score, Disturbia, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, to add to the accolades the single went on to earn Afroman a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Solo Performance in 2002. Leading on from this, the rapper went on the join the lineup of Cypress Hill's 'Smoke Out' festival. He went on to sign a six-album deal with Universal who released a compilation record titled 'The Good Times' which included picks from the rapper's first two LPs and some new material.

He never managed to achieve the success of that release commercially yet he continued to consistently release full-length albums along with other material that surfaced online. In 2014 he remixed 'Because I Got High' to support the efforts to legalize marijuana in the US.

  

Felix Free & the Rxcketeers

Simply a Loving Soul Brotha that loves to entertain, FelixFree is a family man and Truskool MC with honest, clever wordplay, positive energy, and most of all: real HipHop! He is a founding member of the internationally known Luminaries band, and is also known and loved for his contributions and performances with Venice California’s House of Vibes All Stars, and Southern Oregon’s Free Creatures.

Grown in Southern California, Felix Free moved his family from the ‘Hood to the Woods’ of rural New York state seeking space and nature for his wife and children, as well as a place to enjoy his favorite past-time- fishing. Thus is the name of his debut E.P., ‘Hood to the Woods’, which is a high energy, thoughtfully entertaining and uplifting collection of 5 songs that cover a balanced range of topics and feels.

Felix Free’s seasoned stage presence is welcoming to crowds in rooms both huge and intimate; he without fail warms the hearts of all who watch him perform, luring them in while lifting their spirit; both breaking barriers and inspiring an elevation of faith in everyone who hears him. His lyric “I don’t know you, but I still want to see you shine- Good people, good vibes” sets the tone for his entire show.

 

607-SoS

607-SOS is a dynamic and talented hip-hop quartet made up of eYeBee, KayTee, DeO, and J. With their unique blend of lyrical prowess and infectious beats, the group has quickly gained recognition in the music industry. Each member brings their own individual style and personality to the table, creating a powerful and captivating musical experience.

eYeBee is known for his smooth flow and thought-provoking lyrics, effortlessly weaving stories and emotions into his verses. KayTee brings a fiery energy to the group, with her fierce delivery and confident stage presence. DeO is the master of wordplay, cleverly crafting intricate rhymes that leave listeners in awe. And J. Corleone, with his deep and commanding voice, adds a touch of grit and intensity to the group's sound.

Together, 607-SOS is unstoppable. Their collaborative chemistry is evident in every track they release, as they seamlessly bounce off each other's verses, creating a harmonious and powerful sonic experience. With their infectious energy and undeniable talent, the quartet is destined for great success in the world of hip-hop. Keep an eye out for 607-SOS, as they continue to push boundaries and make their mark on the music industry.
 

Date & Time

Wed, Jun 5, 2024 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Venue Details

Lakewatch Inn

1636 East Shore Drive
Ithaca, New York 14850 Lakewatch Inn
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