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Event Archive - ELZHI (Detroit) presented by Frontline Events & Republic Nightclub: Elzhi, Elekwent Folk, The Kids

Wed. August 8th 2012 @  Republic Nightclub (No Minors)
10PM - 2AM doors at 9:00PM
Tickets at: Dipt, Zulu Records, Beatstreet Records,, Eastside Urban Wear
Presented by: Craig Macmillan, Frontline Ent.
Plus Resident DJ Flipout & Free Up in Room 2 with Arems, Rexx, Hoppa & Chizzle

Special Performances by The Kids & Elekwent Folk

Before the world ever heard the name ELZHI, he spent years paying dues, writing songs, entering battles, and recording demos until he finally made his international debut on “Come and Get It,” a standout track from J Dilla’s album, Welcome 2 Detroit. In 2001, Slum Village asked ELZHI to be a part of the group to elevate their reputation. He recorded multiple albums with his former group, sold hundreds of thousands of records, and toured the world performing his hit singles “Tainted (featuring Dwele)” and “Selfish (featuring Kanye West and John Legend)”. In 2004, ELZHI released Witness My Growth, a 2-disc mixtape featuring many of his lost or unfinished solo songs, which has come to be considered an underground classic by hip hop fans all over the world.

Wednesday August 8th – 9:00PM-3:00AM

at Down By Law x Free Up Wednesdays

Republic Nightclub – 958 Granville St.


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Elekwent Folk (Nu-Jazz Hip Hop)

other sites: myspace
BIO: Elekwent Folk is a hip hop group consisting of emcee/producers A-Ro, AstroLogical, Free-D-ohm, and Slippery Elm. All four members were born and raised in Vancouver, and met in high-school where they would spend lunch hour freestyling. As Slippery began to develop a deeper interest in writing, and Astro was encouraged by friends in a band to... more info