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Event Archive - MASTA ACE (Juice crew with Kool G Rap): MASTA ACE, Wordsworth, Dj Avee, Evil Ebenezer, HDub, Manik 1derful, PartyKillahs

Thu. December 1st 2005 Richard's On Richards (No Minors)
10:00pm - 2:00
$15 more @ the door
Presented by: Dreameyes Entertainment, Camobear Records

THE LEGENDARY ex- Juice Crew MEMBER MASTA ACE, Wordsworth and Dj Avee
local guests: Manik 1derful, HDub (chance Won and Joey Styelez), Evil G and the Draft Dodgers and always The PartyKillahs (BrandneotericRhekmoves)

Advance Tickets at Beatstreet, Dipt, Livestock, Zulu or online @


Most Popular albums

2004 A Long Hot Summer
1995 Sittin' on Chrome
2001 Disposable Arts
1993 SlaughtaHouse

2004 A Long Hot Summer
2001 Disposable Arts
1995 Sittin' on Chrome
1993 SlaughtaHouse
1990 Take a Look Around

Box Set/Compilation
2001 The Best of Cold Chillin'

2004 Da Grind
2004 Good Ol' Love
2000 So Now U a MC?
2000 Conflict
1998 Born to Roll [12"]
1995 I.N.C. Ride [Maxi-Cassette]
1995 Music Man [Cold Chillin' Vinyl Single]
1995 I.N.C. Ride [CD Single]
1995 Letter to the Better
1995 Sittin' on Chrome EP
1994 Born to Roll [CD]
1994 SlaughtaHouse EP
1993 Jeep Ass Niguh
1991 Movin' On [Cassette Single]
1991 Movin' On [Vinyl Single]
1990 Music Man [Cassette Single]
1990 Me & the Biz [Vinyl Single]
1990 Me & the Biz [Cassette Single]
1990 Music Man [Warner Brothers Vinyl Single]


On wax or in the ride, MASTA ACE is a true hip-hop hall-of-famer and one of rap's greatest lyricists. Though it's been 6 years since his last album, Ace is back in effect and he's rocking the mic like never before. The rhyme veteran found a renewed energy for making music in 2000 after a brief spell of industry disenchantment. The rapper/producer re-entered the scene, dropping acclaimed singles on a variety of independent labels, and a successful European tour in October of that year inspired him to connect with Yosumi and record Disposable Arts, his fourth masterfully crafted collection of clever, streetwise wordplay and bangin' beats.

"Being on that tour convinced me that I wanted to do one more album," says Masta Ace. "'Cause to that point I was kinda just enjoying putting singles out and having that creative freedom. But when I came back from Europe, there was a lot of love and appreciation for the music that I've done in my career, and it just made me feel like there were people out there that wanted to hear another Masta Ace album."

There is - and they won't be disappointed. Masta Ace is in top form with his skills, expertly delivering cautionary ghetto tales, viciously fun battle raps, and insightful industry commentaries. He explains, "With the emergence of like a Jay-Z and an Eminem - who are real lyrical cats who also sell a lot of records and have millions of fans - it's now clear that you can be as lyrical as you want to be and not have to water down the flow or water down the lyrics so cats can understand or be able to grasp it. You can be super-intricate with the words you put together, and yet people still feel it. I'm just glad we're back to that point."

Masta Ace was raised in the projects ("on the 7th floor") of Brownsville, Brooklyn. He made his rap world debut in 1988 on the classic posse cut "The Symphony," from legendary producer Marley Marl's In Control… Vol. 1 compilation, alongside Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap and Craig G. In Control also featured two Ace solo cuts, and a subsequent recording contract with Cold Chillin' Records led to his 1990 debut album, Take A Look Around, featuring hip-hop classics like "Music Man," "Letter to the Better," and "Me And The Biz." After Cold Chillin' failed to make Ace a priority, he bounced to LA-based label Delicious Vinyl, where he teamed up with the Brand New Heavies for a track on their Heavy Rhyme Experience, and dropped his own second album, 1993's Slaughtahouse. Grimy rhymes about stick-up kids, spraycan artists and wack emcees made Slaughtahouse an underground favorite, but it was "Born To Roll," a ride-ready remix of "Jeep Ass Niguh," that made the album a national success.


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After a nomination for Rap Recording of the Year at the 2011 WCMA's, and being dubbed "the best new voice in Canadian rap" by Exclaim! Magazine, it's not surprising that Vancouver's Evil Ebenezer is becoming the voice of a generation; a generation that doesn't want to grow up, get a job, or give up their childhood dreams. more info
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