August 3, 2019
Doors: 8:00 pm | Tickets: $20.00
About Kool Keith
Kool Keith AKA dr. octagon AKA black Elvis
Original member of New York’s new-school pioneers, the Ultramagnetic MCs!
After single-handedly redefining “warped” as the mind and mouth behind the Bronx-based Ultramagnetic MC’s, Kool Keith was one of the 1st MC’s to create infamous alter egos for various concept albums. Hence forth, Kool Keith aka Rhythm X, aka Dr. Octagon, aka Dr. Doom, aka Mr. Gerbik — headed for the outer reaches of the stratosphere with a variety of solo projects. As a onetime psychiatric patient at Bellevue, Keith’s lyrical thematics remained as free-flowing here as they ever were with the N.Y. trio, connecting complex meters with fierce, deep-layered metaphors and veiled criticisms of those who “water down the sound that comes from the ghetto.”
You must be 21+ years old to attend this show.