CL Smooth Unplugged

CL Smooth Unplugged

Vice Souletric, DJ A-L (The Soul Pros/Future Classic Music)

Sat, March 25, 2017

9:00 pm

$25.00 - $35.00

This event is 21 and over

CL Smooth
CL Smooth
CL Smooth (Corey Penn) is a hip hop artist from New Rochelle, NY. He is best known as the vocal half of the hip hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth.

An artful American hip hop artist, extolled for incorporating the influences of soul and jazz and apt philosophical lyricism. Well known for mesmerizing audiences with the timeless classic “T.R. O. Y. - They Reminisce Over You” from the debut album, Mecca and the Soul Brother, which he released with Pete Rock in 1992.

CL Smooth has reemerged with an explosive new solo EP, “Lif e an d Tim es of C or ey P enn ”, c on tain in g s oc ially conscious, refreshingly entertaining adult hip hop music. He recently completed a successful 25th anniversary world tour with Pete Rock. He is currently wowing audiences with his CL Smooth Unplugged set, featuring a live band as he performs classic and new hit music.
Vice Souletric
Vice Souletric
Vice is one of Hip Hop’s best kept secrets.

The proud Lorain, Ohio native is both an artist and a producer and has worked with Hip Hop Titans such as Pete Rock, Talib Kweli, 9th Wonder, N.O.R.E., KRS-One, Saigon, REKS, Termanology, Reek Da Villian, Rapper Big Pooh, Guilty Simpson, Skyzoo and many more. Along with long-time collaborator, G.Huff, Vice is an official Shade 45 Sway In The Morning “Get In The Game” Artist.

Vice’s message is one of hope, reality and artistry. While many so-called “conscious “ rappers preach at listeners, Vice creates relatable music listeners can laugh, cry and vibe to.

In 2016, Vice plans to continue to make noise with his sophomore album, “Vice For President II: There’s No Tomorrow Til You Wake Up” which features appearances from Kweli, 9th Wonder, Big Pooh, Skyzoo, King Magnetic, G.Huff & HiJinks. The lead single, Return of the Black Man, featuring Talib Kweli, reached #1 one on the college radio charts.

Vice also has been featured on collaborations with fellow Ohio artist, G.Huff on the singles, “Bills” produced by Pete Rock and “Be Easy” produced by Hi-Tek.
DJ A-L (The Soul Pros/Future Classic Music)
DJ A-L (The Soul Pros/Future Classic Music)
For over a decade DJ A-L (Aaron Ladley) has worked toward earning himself the right to be regarded as a highly talented, respected and recommended DJ and Producer in today’s music scene. In 2015, some of his highlights include being nominated as Denver's "Best DJ (Producer)" by the Westword, DJ'ing and Producing for the Hip Hop group, the Soul Pros as well as spinning multiple ongoing DJ residencies including the SNAP! 90's Dance Party in Denver. With years of experience in nearly every environment imaginable, DJ A-L has created a sound that is truly an original mix of both future and classic.
Venue Information:
Ophelia's Electric Soapbox
1215 20th Street
Denver, CO, 80202
http://www.opheliasdenver.com/