Sounds Like: Sublime, Matisyahu, Kottonmouth Kings, Atmosphere, Dirty Heads
Label: RASTATARI Records
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Bio: Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, the seven piece "Reggae / Rap / Rock" fusion, Shrub, has been rapidly gaining momentum and building a solid national fan base since being voted by readers as High Times Magazine’s Unsigned Band of the Month in September of 2010.
Recently, Shrub released their first ...See Full Bio
“Against all odds, though, Shrub won me over. One of the more impressive feats in music is to convert somebody so staunchly opposed to your key influences. Sure enough, last Wednesday at The Basement I found myself highly impressed with this cannabis-obsessed crew. Turns out High Times magazine was onto something when it honored Shrub as an “unsigned band of the month” last year. Shrub has sharpened every aspect of their sound to an impressive degree. The background harmonies were the slickest I’ve ever heard from a local band, and keyboardist T-Farms let ’er rip with authority on his lead vocal spotlight. The rhythm section (with five-string bass, of course) was fully locked in. As for lead rapper and band namesake Shrub, a.k.a. Jay Shawberry, he delivered his rhymes with such poise and charisma that I didn’t mind when he awkwardly adjusted the lyrics of Jay-Z’s “99 Problems,” mashed up effectively with Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Chile (Slight Return),” to fit a wh”