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Afu-Ra

Afu-Ra

Hip Hop / Fusion / Hardcore brooklyn, NY  US

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  • Sun

    Jul 24

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 6:30pm
  • Sat

    Jul 23

    Longmont, CO, US | 9:00pm

    The Third Annual Inner Peace Out Festival will take place on Saturday, July 23rd, at Dickens Opera House, in Longmont, Colorado. This year, 2016, we will feature Afu-Ra, hip hop legend, Brooklyn, NY backed by B-Money with performances by MC AD (of Freedom Movement), Small Hands, Kris King, ILL Se7en, Clemits, VOZ-ELEVEN, and The Devil Strigoi, and hosted by Griff Nation! Get at us ASAP if you would like to help out, speak, sponsor, what ever! INNER PEACE OUT Y'ALL.

  • Sat

    Jul 23

    Longmont, CO, US | 9:00pm

    3rd Annual Inner Peace Out! Afu-Ra Hip Hop Legend Brooklyn, NY with DJ B-Money, MC AD, Small Hands, Kris King, Clemits, Ill Se7en, Devil Strigoi, Voz-11 21+ and please note that security will be searching all patrons for safety purposes - zero tolerance policy: drugs, underage drinking, weapons, and gang colors are strictly monitored and are not permitted inside our venue, no exceptions! Doors 9:15 pm Show 9:30 pm - 2 am!!! $15 advance ticket price purchase / $18 day-of-event at doors Join us for our 3rd Annual Inner Peace Out: A night of conscious hip hop, poetry, and guest speakers promoting peace and unity in the artistic community. Aaron Phillip (born 1973) better known by his stage names, Afu-Ra & Afu is a New York-based American underground rapper. Afu, is a devout student of the Martial Arts, as well as Chess. Afu is a member of the Gang Starr Foundation, alongside rappers like Jeru the Damaja, Big Shug and Group Home, and is most well known through his affiliation with the foundation and Jeru the Damaja. His first appearance was on Jeru's classic 1994 album The Sun Rises in the East, on the song "Mental Stamina". He made another appearance on Jeru's second album Wrath of the Math, on the track "Physical Stamina", in 1996. Afu's debut single, "Whirlwind Thru Cities", was released in 1998, reaching the top 20 on Billboard's Hot Rap Singles chart. In 1999, he released his second single, "Defeat" b/w "Mortal Kombat". His anticipated debut album, Body of the Life Force, was released in October 2000. The album featured production from a number of prominent Hip Hop beatmakers, including DJ Premier, DJ Muggs, True Master and Da Beatminerz. Guests included Wu-Tang Clan's GZA and Masta Killa, M.O.P., Ky-Mani Marley and the Cocoa Brovaz. "Whirlwind Thru Cities", "Defeat" and "Mortal Kombat" were included here, as well as the singles "Equality", "Big Acts, Little Acts" and "D&D Soundclash". Afu released his second effort Life Force Radio in May 2002, featuring production from DJ Premier, Curt Cazal, True Master, Easy Mo Bee, Needlez, Domingo and Ayatollah. Guests included Hip Hop legends Guru, Big Daddy Kane, RZA as well as R&B star Teena Marie. In 2004, he released a compilation album titled Afu-Ra presents Perverted Monks. He returned with another album in 2005, State of the Arts. DJ Premier returned once again to produce the single "Sucka Free". Wu-Tang's Masta Killa appeared on the song "Livin' Like Dat", and underground favorite Royce Da 5'9" appeared on "Pusha". Afu-Ra's most recent release, The Body of the Life Force pt. 2, was released in 2012 and is available at all digital retailers. This in an event Richie Wallace created after his little brother's life was taken in January of 2014, at a house party in our Longmont community!

  • Fri

    Jul 22

    San Francisco, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Watz local: Starring Afu-Ra Beyond Bliss Tour

  • Thu

    Jul 21

    Corona, CA, US | 4:00pm

    Afu-Ra Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016 Ticket Price: ADV $10/ DOS $12Doors Open:8:00PMAge Policy: 21+ Seating Sections: Floor, Loge, VIP Booths, Party Box Purchase Tickets Seating Map

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Bio: Afu-Ra (* 1979) is a hip hop artist from New York City. Afu, born Aaron Phillip, is a devout student of the Martial arts, as well as Chess. Afu is a member of the Gang Starr Foundation, alongside rappers like Jeru the Damaja, Big Shug and Group Home, and is most well known through his affiliation...See Full Bio

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“Hp Hop artist Afu-Ra is a Brooklyn MC who loves the stage and his music is his passion. The expression of himself through his music is present in his five successful albums. Touring around the world and dazzling crowds with an entertaining energy filled performance has been uplifting to help develop and maintain his global fan base in the current market today. Afu-Ra is a member of the Gangstarr Foundation and has worked on several hit songs with the one and only Dj Premier and many other great producers and artists. The Beginning of his career was highlighted by a stellar performance on Jeru the Damaja’s first two albums. Afu-Ra. Shortly after through the release of his Classic bodies of work has gained continued progress and a amazing playlist of songs with such great artists as Big Daddy Kane, Dj Muggs, Cocoa Brovaz, Sean Price, PF Cuttin, Guru, RZA, Masta Killa, GZA, Teena Marie, Ky-Mani Marley, Sian Super Crew, DJ Tomeek, Royce Da 59, Gentleman, Les Nubians, Easy Moe B & mor”

— Aaron Phillip, 2015 BIO

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  • Video Plays 63
  • Total Fans -6 10,488
  • ReverbNation Fans 120
  • Facebook Likes -6 9,166
  • Twitter Followers 1,164
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