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Raz Fresco, John Robinson, Figub Brazlevic, Wan.illa NICE

Périscope / Lyon [France] / 11 juillet 2023 19:00

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Date: 11 juillet 2023 19:00
Location: Périscope
Address: 13 rue Delandine 69002 Lyon France
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John Robinson | Figub Brazlevic | Raz Fresco

Deux albums seront représentés : « Live Life And Tell Stories » de John Robinson et « 777 » de Raz Fresco, tous deux produits par Figub Brazlevič.

➭ Raz Fresco (BKRSCLB)

Rappeur / producteur canadien de Brampton (Ontario) et membre du collectif de hip-hop Bakersclub (BKRSCLB). Il travaille actuellement avec Figub Brazlevič sur leur album « 777 » qui sortira fin juillet 2023 (le vinyl sera disponible exclusivement en tournée).

Raz Fresco a travaillé avec des artistes populaires tels que Raekwon, Pete Rock, Buckshot, Bishop Nehru, Tyga, Big Sean, B.o.B, Wale, French Montana et Mac Miller.

➭ John Robinson (Scienz Of Life)

The key to balancing the business and creative sides of hip-hop is to not separate them at all, and the product is a decades-long career as a creator, label-runner, educator, author and then some. For his current release “Live Life And Tell Stories” John worked together with Figub Brazlevic which came out on Vinyl April 14th this year and will be a part of the performance on tour.
J.R. has collaborated with MF DOOM, Talib Kweli, The Artifacts, El Da Sensei, MadLib, Flying Lotus, Showbiz & AG, Daedelus, Carlos Nino, Count Bass D, Mark De Clive Lowe, IG Culture, Lewis Parker, and many more.

Young J.R. witnessed a friend’s parents show and tell about their musical endeavors in elementary school in Queens and this pivotal moment gave Robinson his first inflection point in a life of hip-hop. Soon after, he started making his own poems and raps with friends. Robinson grew up in the tri-state area (The Bronx, to Queens, to Jersey, to be more specific) and in the mid ’90s began attending showcases as Lil’ Sci of Scienz of Life – a group with his brother ID 4 Windz and their late comrade Inspector Willabee. Scienz of Life caught the ear of Bobbito (of New York radio’s legendary Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show) who helped release Robinson and Scienz of Life’s music through Fondle ‘Em Records.

➭ Figub Brazlevič (Krekpek Records)

For the last fourteen years now, he has been working and dropping music from Berlin- Moabit (and Zurich) – he has had a total of Twenty-seven years of experience. His inspiration comes from a variety of musical genres like jazz, funk, or soul, he is always open to collaborate with artists from all over the world, always looking for the right groove, added to his own unique style and flavour.

Figub has worked with an incredible amount of rapper, singer- / songwriter and other Producer from several countries around the globe plus his massive standalone Instrumental output.

Most recognizable are the concise drums and percussions, which he uses to underline his beats and capture the spirit of the 90’s Golden Era, which influences Figub Brazlevic’s entire musical career. His roots are 90’s, but his sound declares its own, timeless claim, namely to be open to any kind of musical influence and inspiration.

Hip-hop culture is very important to Figub. Wherever he can, he tries to make a contribution.

➭ Wan.illa NICE aka Wanja (I Still Love H.E.R.)

She’s a Berlin-based DJ who has been involved in the Hip Hop industry since 2002. Her blog has become a Hip Hop staple and highly regarded on Instagram as a leading page for the culture with over 300k followers.

As a DJ, she loves to showcase all eras of Hip Hop and prove that they can beautifully coexist with each other, but also with a variety of other genres, such as RnB, Afrobeats, House, Amapiano, Dancehall, Funk, Soul and Disco. Wanja consistently challenges herself to give her audience a sonic experience of top tier curation.

Wan.illa NICE has played gigs at Berlin’s most beloved Hip Hop venues, opened up for artists such as Wu-Tang’s GZA, Rah Digga and Havoc, and holds a monthly residency at Berlin’s Swag Jam. She has also played at several venues across South Africa and Europe and completed her first US tour in 2022.

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