Grupo Fantasma/Brownout backing GZA at SXSW
GZA & friend
An interesting press release from the inbox (and as seen on SXSW.com):
Legendary lyricist, GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan will make his return to SXSW on Saturday March 17, 2012, however this time he will be backed by Grammy Award winning band Grupo Fantasma (Brownout). Those who have seen GZA live know just how captivating the swordsman is, and the addition of a 10 piece Latin funk orchestra is certain to make for a performance of phenomenal proportion.
The official showcase, which is presented by iHipHop, Babygrande & The Madbury Club, will also include performances by east coast hardcore veterans M.O.P. as well as Curren$y's Jet Life crew (Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids, Fiend, Cornerboy P & Street Wiz), Marz Lovejoy, Flatbush Zombies, T. Mills, Airplane Boys, Mod Sun and DJ Statik Selektah.
The showcase will take place on Saturday March 17, 2012 at Haven, located at 409 Colorado, Austin. Doors at 8pm. For more information, visit SXSW.com.
Set times below...
THE SHOW AT HAVEN ON SATURDAY, MARCH 17
8:00PM Statik Selektah
9:00PM MOD SUN
9:30PM The Airplane Boys
10:00PM T. Mills
10:30PM Flatbush Zombies
10:50PM Marz Lovejoy
11:20PM Jet Life
12:30AM M.O.P. (Mash Out Posse)
1:10AM GZA of Wu-Tang Clan feat. Grupo Fantasma & Brownout