“Share with Twitter Share with LinkedIn Share with Repost.us DANBURY, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Fairfield County might not be the fist place that comes to mind when thinking about rap music. The stigma of the Gold Coast - pink polos and trust fund babies - is ever-present. However, since hip-hop came to Connecticut in the late 1970's, the movement has slowly been gaining momentum in the Nutmeg state. Though it has long been dwarfed by its neighbor to the south, the state's underground scene is flourishing. Now more than ever, CT hip-hop appears ready to step out of the shadows. Getting there hasn't been easy. "Back in the day you didn't hear anything coming out of CT, nobody took it seriously," says Mack1er of the Bethel based group The Path We Chose. "The serious stuff came out of NY, then the West Coast." With no backing, no distribution, and no image… the prospects for CT rappers were bleak. However insurmountable these challenges seemed,”




“The Sub Rosa Party continues on tomorrow with the Danbury hip-hop artist Al Babblez and Brookfield rapper Jayce. DJ Halo, Shaka the K.I.N.G., Optimus and Basement Bastards will also appear. Read more: http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Sub-Rosa-Party-continues-tonight-85792.php#ixzz1CLGzzwar”

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