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Rank #10 US Fairfax, VA Hip Hop / Rap / Soul


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Sounds Like: Common, Oddisee, Gods'Illa, Bop Alloy, Nujabes

Label: QN5 Music/Mello Music Group

Bio: Substantial is synonymous with hip-hop, from the U.V. Ink label he launched, to the lyrical dexterity of his common-man flow. His debut solo album, To This Union A Sun Was Born (Hyde Out Productions), did well everywhere, especially in Japan where it hit the Top 10. This success set off a career ... See Full Bio

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  • Jackin' Jill Released on Apr 9, 2013
  • Home Is Where The Art Is Released on Sep 4, 2012
  • Sacrifice Released on Jan 8, 2008


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  • Sat

    Nov 8

    Springfield, VA, US | 8:00pm

    Springfield, VA, US
    Sat Nov 08 8:00pm
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    Aug 23

    San Antonion, TX, US | 11:00pm
    Grand Hyatt San Antonio
    San Antonion, TX, US
    Sat Aug 23 11:00pm


    Grand Hyatt 600 E Market St San Antonio, TX 78205 Lone Star Ballroom August 23rd 11 PM Bop Alloy (Substantial & Marcus D) Marcel P. Black Lyriqs da Lyraciss DJ Automatik

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    Aug 22

    Austin, TX, US | 10:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Fri Aug 22 10:00pm


    More details TBA Flamingo Cantina 515 East 6th Street Austin, TX 78701 (512) 494-9336

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    Aug 21

    Austin, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Thu Aug 21 8:00pm


    Bob Alloy, Substantial + Marcus D, Bavu Blakes & Marcel P. Black Friday, August 22nd Meet & Greet with Dinner Served at 9:00 PM for VIP Ticket Holders Music at 10:00 PMBUY TICKETS HERE

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    Aug 21

    Dallas, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Dallas, TX, US
    Thu Aug 21 8:00pm


    Catch Substantial & Marcus D's 'Another Day in the Life of...' Tour in Dallas, TX upstairs at The Crown & Harp. More Info TBA

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