Shrapknel / Phiik & Lungs / The 50x50's / Old Self Tue Jun 18 at 8:00pm EDT

Shrapknel / Phiik & Lungs / The 50x50's / Old Self Tue Jun 18 at 8:00pm EDT



Curly Castro and PremRock; a duo as dissimilar as they are made for each other. The two artists are a veritable study in contrasts and contradictions, Castro was born and raised in Brooklyn but lives in Philadelphia, PremRock grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania but has been in New York since ‘08. Castro’s militant wordplay, reggae-influences, and booming baritone somehow perfectly balance PremRock’s silver-tongued flows, literary allusions and deadpan humor. ShrapKnel is a Venn diagram of ill communications; Schooly D to Stromile Swift. Def Jux to Detlef Schremf. Students of Black Uhuru and Breeze Brewin, Baldwin and Bukowski. Steel sharpens steel and this blade is as sharp as it gets.

Instagram: @Shrapknel

Twitter: @curlycastro & @premrock


Phiik & Lungs are rappers and swordsman representing the Brooklyn hip hop collective Tase Grip. When their powers combine, they create Another Planet; A duo committed to exploring the farthest reaches of the art form and known universe. Creators of the Another Planet 1-4 tapes, and deliverers of halting rhymes and dizzying bars, both individuals are heavily influenced by what surrounds them. Navigating the maze, one mission at a time. They look to continue pushing the envelope with the forthcoming body of work Carrot Season, a full tape produced by Olasegun.

IG: @phiiik_ & @big_dead_lung

TWITTER: @phiik_ & @big_dead_lung

THE 50X50'S

The 50X50’s are Deto 22 & Sketch tha cataclysm: two Connecticut-based producers/MCs/curators/designers and more. The pair began officially working together with their first project Sharing Is Caring and as an official group upon that projects 10 year anniversary deluxe re-release. In addition to a slew of singles, production work, and remixes, the duo dropped their second official album Brews on the record label Fake Four as a part of their yearly Freecember campaign. Across 10 tracks, they have 5 musical pairs of conversations over “brews (coffees and beers)” about everything from anxiety and loss to being yourself, time and fitting your passion into your every day life. Their stage shows are back and forths of fun and passion, beats and expression over dynamic scores packed with rhythm. In 2024, you could expect to see the release of a new album titled Looseleafs that’s well under way.


OLD SELF is a Connecticut based rapper and producer offering a humor-coated soundtrack for the ever-evolving hellscape.

Ricky Swift - CT Rapper. All Pulp no juice


Self-Proclaimed Pickle King of CT and DJ Extraordinaire

Twitter/ IG @moniklz

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