KRS-One launched the
weekly rap series, "Plain Rap" at S.O.B.'s in New York City. The "Plain
Rap" series is a new weekly event between S.O.B.'s and AllHipHop, showcasing
various established hip-hop artists, paired with upcoming talent.</
is representing the true hip-hop," KRS-One told AllHipHop.com. "They
helped make the show a success."
Kool Keith, Jeru,
Foxxy Brown, Melle Mel, Fat Joe, Lord Finesse, The Soul Sonic Force, Cold Crush
Brothers, Busy Bee, Diamond D., newcomer Peedo and a host of other
hip-hop legends were all in attendance or performed at the event.
The evening also
celebrated KRS-One's Temple Of Hip-Hop and the 30th anniversary of The Zulu
from Jeru Tha Damaja, High & Mighty, CAGE, Akrobatik, Jean Grae and Brand
Nubian and a rare performance from hip-hop legends Pete Rock & CL Smooth
are all scheduled.
and AllHipHop really just want to show people a variety of hip-hop and give
some of the upcoming acts a place to showcase their talents," AllHipHop's
Grouchy Greg said. "S.O.B.'s has a solid reputation in the hip-hop community
for the shows that take place there and we want to really provide a good, positive
atmosphere for people that want to hear great hip-hop music."
The next installment
of Plain Rap features High & Mighty, CAGE and Akrobatik on November 16th.