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Hip Hop / Rap / Soul Fairfax, VA  US
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]
Waiting For The Clouds [Prod. Nujabes]
Waiting For The Clouds [Prod. Nujabes]


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Substantial & The Other Guys - No Turning Back


  • 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
  • 2014

    Aug 23

    San Antonion, TX, US | 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

  • 2014

    Aug 22

    Austin, TX, US | 10:00pm

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





DJ Jav



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

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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