Hip Hop

CD Release Party

at The KTAOS Solar Center

November 3, 2012 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Time: 8:00pm     Day: Saturday     Doors: 4:00pm     Ages: 21+ without parent or guardian     Price: $10
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with David Wade and El Güero

LODI started rippin lyrical wizardry at age 15 and released his first official album at age 19. since then he has released 3 albums with producer AC and Notion Records, as well as a 5 track EP (The Rap Rebel) with producer El Güero and Earrelevant Productions, with a full length release (Enter the Dragon) coming Nov. 3rd, 2012. He has collaborated with N.M. artists including Nicky T and Ceekay Jones as well as Oakland emcee Jah Son. He has performed with legendary names in Hip Hop such as Killah Beez of Wu Tang, as well as the local Kids Unleashed series in the late 1990's, and many more. He has been nominated for N.M. upcoming artist of the year, and in 2011 started the I.A.F.A. management company.

David Wade has fast become the “come to” guy in the southwest entertainment industry for everything from radio hits to business consultation and makes a name for New Mexico by bringing an international presence to the region with world wide collaborations and networking. David Wade has independently secured and worked with such companies as Sony, EMI, Universal and Upstairs Records just to name a few. He has had over 5 songs on main- stream radio and reached billboard top 100 in 2005 with Lil Robs “Can We Ride” Featuring David Wade. David Wade has written, produced and is featured on over 160 of the hottest and most well known hip-hop, pop and R&B records worldwide and remains the face of the southwest music and entertainment movement. His resume reads like a who's who in rap, pop & R&B. Baby Bash, Lil' Rob, Angelina, Frost, Jay Tee, Fade Dogg, Clicka One, The New Ridaz, etc. are among the many artist to use his services. His voice is instantly recognizable and his hooks unparalleled. Whether writing the latest radio single, singing the hook for another artist, or performing to sold out crowds, David Wade continues to bring nothing but quality entertainment and a mind for business that will insure he remains one of the southwest’s top artists.

El Güero, Taos born and bred emcee and producer, has been an icon in the Taos music scene since age 13. Performing with bands such as Substancia, Chehalis, Your Image of Purity, Lonesome Town, Kim and the Caballeros and many many more, El Güero has brought many a crowd to many a stage. He now comes at you with face-melting lyrical wizardry and deep funky grooves sure to get some booties movin' as he embarks on his solo hip-hop career.