Rhythm Sticks

On 4/20/06, Blackalicious and 1200 fiends from the Pacific Northwest piled into Seattles heralded Showbox Theater to capture some boombastic moments in time. On their first ever DVD, Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel, alongside their incomparable supporting cast, deliver a legendary performance sure to go down in hip hop history. Joining them as part of this 45-day tour was Lateef, Pigeon John, LifeSavas and Fat Lip of the Pharcyde. Not only does the mind-blowing energy in the Seattle smoke-filled room translate onto this DVD, but the HDV shoot and superb pro-audio mix are sure to satisfy.

This concert release captures Bay Area hip-hop outfit Blackalicious performing live at Seattle’s Showbox Theater in 2006. Known for their conscious rhymes and groove-oriented vibe reminiscent of Native Tongues acts like Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, Blackalicious remained among the smartest and most capable hip-hop crews of the early 2000s. This concert set features some of their best tunes highlighted by dynamic performances and guest stars that include Lateef and Pigeon John.

Check out the interview about the taping of the DVD:

Please enjoy these 10 videos below from this release and stay tuned for a link to purchase this classic DVD that includes one-of-a-kind interviews of the band and other special content otherwise not available online by-permission.

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