Are You Down With O.P.P? Naughty By Nature At Shakespeare’s In Kalamazoo, April 4, 2013

Grammy Award winning, Platinum-album selling, legendary New Jersey hip hop trio, Naughty By Nature will perform in Thursday, in Kalamazoo.

Naughty By Nature
Naughty By Nature

ASAP Promotions, managed by owner, Adam Shepperd continues to build a brand of entertainment that “hip hop heads” and music lovers alike can enjoy quality entertainment on a consist basis in Kalamazoo.

Group members, Treach, Vin Rock and DJ Kay Gee — will perform April 4 at Shakespeare’s Pub’s Lower Level, 241 E. Kalamazoo Ave. Tickets went on sale March 1. They are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event.

Naughty By Nature was discovered by fellow New Jersey native, Queen Latifah and the group released its self-titled debut album in 1991, an instant hip hop classic, “O.P.P.”

Naughy By Nature split in 1999 with each members pursue other avenues. Treach and Vin Rock performed as a duo until reuniting with DJ Kay Gee in 2008.

Local legends kicking off the show include politically driven, lyrical “heayweight” hip hop artist, Skitzo MichiganMusic M  as well as next Generation Prophecies-Goodie Boy FloodMatt Black & MC Friendly wsg/ Ty Beat from Young Heavy Souls and H&R Blok.

DJ’s Gami & Popsh!t will be spinning the hottest 90’s music all night.

The trio released its latest album, “Anthem Inc.,” in December, 2011.  The group continues to tour globally, from Australia to Canada and New Jersey to South Africa.

Check out their latest video:


Asap & Ambitious Records Present Esham

Majyckradio(Kalamazoo)Rashaam Attica Smith, better known by his stage name (East Side Hoes And Money) or Esham, rapper from Detroit Michigan known for his unique style of  hip hop that  fuses rock beats and lyrics involving death, drug use, evil, paranoia and sex. He is also a member of the band Natas, with Mastamind and TNT.

Esham is considered to be one of the originators of horrorcore, rap rock and rap metal. His music is also coined as acid rap. Counting Boomin’ Words from Hell, he has released thirteen studio albums, eight extended plays and three compilation albums and numerous guest performances on other artists projects.

Come witness Esham on this special Devils Night performance. Esham will be performing songs from his classic catalogs.

Also performing tonight politically driven, soulfully charged, locally Loved, powerful, and refreshingly unflashy Kalamazoo native and innovator, Skitzo MichiganMusic M and releasing a new album at tonights show as well.

Also performing tonight: Knights of Mayhem, Shneal, Prime Suspects, Relentless, Casper The Ghost. Get there early, there are few tickets available.

Venue: Shakespeare’s Lower Level. 241. E. Michigan Ave. Doors open at 8pm.


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