Feb
9
th
2010
Mainroom
Tuesday
Feb
9
th
2010
Mainroom

A BENEFIT FOR HAITI

with Brother Ali, FREEWAY & JAKE ONE, Sage Francis and more!

Show Starts

7PM

Ages

18+

Performers


A BENEFIT FOR HAITI

Special Guests


Brother Ali

Over the past 17 years, Brother Ali has earned wide critical acclaim for his deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand of hip-hop. Under Rhymesayers Entertainment, he’s unleashed a series...

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FREEWAY & JAKE ONE

Freeway on Myspace   North Philly’s native son Freeway has seen a lot since the 2003 release of his certified Gold Roc-A-Fella debut Philadelphia Freeway. Greeted with equally heavy doses...

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Sage Francis

Sage Francis is widely considered one of our generation’s greatest lyricists. His career derives mainly from gifted wordplay which creates vivid narratives to instigate as well as inspire, but since...

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B. Dolan

Fallen House, Sunken City, B. Dolan’s 2010 debut offering on Strange Famous Records, was a monument to indie rap at a time when the music industry had all but abandoned...

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I Self Devine

Chaka Mkali, also known as I Self Devine is a musician, MC, community organizer, racial justice trainer, graffiti artist, muralist, program coordinator and director of organizing and community building at...

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Sims

Life and loss and dance parties. Sex and love and fractal math. Sims wrote More Than Ever last winter in the wake of some personally trying times: death and sickness...

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Toki Wright

Raised in a Buddhist household, immersing himself in Black history, world culture, and community work, Toki Wright’s awareness of the diverse world we live in is translated through his content...

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Muja Messiah

Muja Messiah was named City Pages Best Hip-Hop Artist 2009, Star Tribune’s Best Local records 2009, The Onion ‘s Local Artist of the decade. Muja Messiah was featured on Atmosphere’s Strictly...

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BK-One

BK-One’s love of music has been a lifelong affair.  From an early age, he studied classical piano and jazz theory, taught himself to play the vibraphone, and began collecting records. ...

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DJ KEVIN BEACHAM

Kevin Beacham has been an MC, producer, artist manager, record promoter, journalist, DJ, radio show host, record label manager, and now back to radio show host. He first got his...

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KING OTTO

Rhymesayers Radio DJ, True Believers Crew, Universal Zulu Nation, all around misunderstood individual.

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Venue


First Avenue Mainroom

Since 1970

First Avenue is more than just four walls, a soundboard, and a stage; it is the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis. Having celebrated its 50th Anniversary in…

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