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LA: Stalley and Chip Da Ripper at El Rey Theatre
05/25/2012 @ 7:00 pm$27 – $50
Abstract Evolution presents Stalley & Chip Tha Ripper with Thurz, Sahtyre and Cesar Luciano.
In 2008, Stalley made his mixtape debut, Goin Ape, with fellow Ohio-native Terry Urban; 2009 followed with the release of the new mixtape MadStalley: The Autobiography, and a newfound reputation as a force on stage. Stalley attended the 2010 Iron Mic Competition in Beijing as the featured MC. He has headlined shows domestically in Birmingham, Houston, Austin, Oklahoma City, St. Louis, Lowell, Lexington, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Providence, Boston, Chicago, Nashua, Cleveland, Joliet, Akron, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, DC, Greensboro, Winston Salem, Columbus, New York City, and New Orleans, and internationally in Paris, London, and Warsaw. He has performed alongside hip hop heavyweights such as Rick Ross, Drake, Meek Mill, Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T., Bun B, Curren$y, The Cool Kids, KRS-One, Ghostface Killah, Styles P., Method Man & Redman, Freeway, Camp Lo, Jay Electronica, and Mos Def, and has performed at events such as Rock The Bells, SXSW, Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, and select dates on the 2011 I Am Still Music Tour.
Stalley has worked with producers Ski Beatz on tracks “Address”, “S.T.A.L.L.E.Y.”, “Do It Big”, “Harsh Ave”, Rashad Thomas on album Lincoln Way Nights, and J. Rawls on track “Babblin”. He is featured on Curren$y’s Universal/Def Jam album Pilot Talk (featured on “Address”), released in June 2010, as well as Ski Beatz’s Universal/Def Jam project 24 Hour Karate School and 24 Hour Karate School, Pt. 2. Stalley is also featured on the debut Warner Bros. / Maybach Music Group album MMG Presents: Self Made, Vol 1.
In February 2011, Stalley completed a sports-themed music project commissioned by ESPN, for future use in television and online programming.
Stalley’s Lincoln Way Nights (released February 2011) received over 130,000 full album downloads and ranked as the #2 hip hop release on Bandcamp for over 5 weeks. Lincoln Way Nights [Remastered] (released November 2011) debuted at #18 on the iTunes Hip Hop Charts.
Doors @ 7pm | All Ages | $27-$50
GA – $27
VIP (meet & greet before the show) – $50