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Hip Hop / Rap / Soul Fairfax, VA  US
Tony Stanza ft. Tonedeff & Marcus D [Prod. Algorythm]
Tony Stanza ft. Tonedeff & Marcus D [Prod. Algorythm]
Lasting Impression ft. Wayna [Produced by Algorythm]
Lasting Impression ft. Wayna [Produced by Algorythm]
Splendor [Prod. Satellite 12 (Megademus & R.M.S.)]
Splendor [Prod. Satellite 12 (Megademus & R.M.S.)]
Love Lost ft. Jsoul [Prod. yU of Diamond District]
Love Lost ft. Jsoul [Prod. yU of Diamond District]
Hikari [Prod. Nujabes]
Hikari [Prod. Nujabes]


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Substantial 7" Vinyl Announcement + New Surprise Merch


  • Sat

    Oct 10

    Atlanta, GA, US | 8:00pm

    HiPNOTT Records will be invading this year’s A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta, GA along with our good pals at Polar Entertainment. Come on through for a night of good music, good drinks, and good times. See flyer for full details. Host; Fort Knox House DJs: DJ O Sharp (Polar) / DJ Jav (HiPNOTT) DJ BUKA Ilyas (HiPNOTT) Brittany NaCole (Polar) Amiri (HiPNOTT) theFWD (Polar) MarQ Spekt (HiPNOTT) Applejac (Polar) JSOUL (HiPNOTT) J Rawls (Polar) The Other Guys (HiPNOTT) John Robinson (Polar) P.SO & 2 Hungry Bros (HiPNOTT) Count Bass D (Polar) Gods'Illa (HiPNOTT) Heresy (Carolina Dirty, Monie Love, Dominique Larue, MyVerse) (Polar) The Regiment (HiPNOTT) Substantial (HiPNOTT) Bombeardo (Polar) Midaz The BEAST (HiPNOTT)

  • Sat

    Sep 5

    Frederick, MD, US | 7:00pm

    200 East Block Party Saturday, September 5 at 2:00pm 200 East Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick Playlist Presents… 200 EAST BLOCK PARTY! Saturday, September 5, 2pm-11pm at 200 East Art Haus Featuring Local Hip Hop Artists More Info: http://www.iamsubstantial.com/events/2015/9/5/substantial-live-in-frederick

  • 2015

    Jan 28

    Seattle, WA, US | 8:00pm

    Feelin' Good on a Wednesday is all about good vibes, good hip-hop, strong drinks, fresh cookies, and cool shit to look at. Discover some of Seattle's chillest local emcees, producers, and DJs, including Bop Alloy (Substantial and Marcus D), Billy the Fridge, Papa Bakes, Clayton Rig$by, and Where's Waldo. Enjoy innovative and mind-blowing light shows in between sets, featuring hand-picked glovers, hoopers, and poi artists from accross the state. Grab a cookie and relax in the live art room (21+). For $10, you can't really afford to miss it. Not if you like hip-hop. Not if you like cookies. Presented by Fameless Fam, Dance Music Northwest, and Bakesale Enterprises.

  • 2015

    Jan 18

    Washington, DC, US | 5:00pm

    This is your invitation to The Up And Up Open Mic's First monthly supper club with Sound Of The City Band. The event will be headlined by comedian Timmy Hall with performances from Levi Stephens, Tamika Love Jones, Fara Fina Kan, Archie TheMessenger Barlow, Myra Tennille Mathis,Stan Robinson aka Substantial and plenty more special guest. The UAU Supper Club will be hosted by Eddie Bryant And Black Boo. The event will feature a limited open microphone segment throughout the evening. The event includes a happy hour from 5pm to 6pm with premium drink specials. Showtime is 6:10pm. A full dinner menu will be available throughout the evening. The show takes place monthly at Club Touche 1123 H Street NE, Washington, DC. 20002 Admission is 20.00 (with limited advance tickets available via PayPal) ----> http://tinyurl.com/UAUSupperClub or here at our site ---->http://theuauopenmic.tumblr.com/post/107637970207/get-your-tickets-today Follow us on: Twitter: @theuauopenmic Instagram: @theuauopenmic Tumblr: www.theuauopenmic.com E-Mail: theuauopenmic@gmail.com

  • 2014

    Nov 8

    Springfield, VA, US | 8:00pm



Sounds Like: Common, Oddisee, Marcus D

Label: QN5 Music/Mello Music Group

Bio: When Stan B. Robinson was given the moniker, Substantial, the Maryland born MC was anxious to know why the name was chosen for him. His friend replied, “It’s a word with many meanings, mostly positive. Real, strong, essential, influential. It represents the music you make.” The bar was set high f...See Full Bio

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