Straight outta bangkok vol. 2
Underground Hip Hop is back at the overstay with an an exciting line up of new artists !
First the big news: we have 2nd Floor Samurai A.K.A Orukusaki and Kensho Kuma, coming as main act. Representing for the Bay area underground scene, they are on an Asian Tour promoting their new album Shogun Stories and we are proud to be their base here. Check out their video on the links below its top level shit !!!
2nd Floor Samurais are the latest phenomenon to hit the San Francisco Bay Area, California, US, Underground Hip Hop scene and is comprised of veteran MC’s Orukusaki and Kensho Kuma.
Both MC’s are seasoned homegrown independent Hip Hop artists whose roots can be traced back to the late nineties, with respective projects, international tours, and a strong local presence.
A bilingual MC representing 510 Berkeley, California. Kuma was born in Yokohama, Japan, and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He rhymes in English and Japanese and has performed at famed clubs and international festivals including The Yue Festival in Shanghai, and has shared the stage with artists ranging from Talib Kweli to Ozomatli, Immortal Technique to Faithless, and the Hieroglyphics to Hifana. Kensho Kuma is a 17 year veteran of West Coast American Hip Hop culture & community as well performing regularly across 5 Japanese and 6 Chinese major music markets. His collaborative album with Cloud NI9E “the Program E.P.” released in 2013 sold out in Japan.
Bay Area native Orukusaki raps conscious lyrics over abstract &
traditional Hip Hop beats. Once known as one of the champion battle rappers of the West Coast, Orukusaki left the competitive battle rap circuit to focus more on music and Hip-Hop development. After many years of hard work, recording and performing in the Bay Area music scenes and abroad, Orukusaki has had the chance to share stages for acts such as Digable Planets, KRS One, Tone Loc, Wu-Tang Clan, and Zion
2nd Floor Samurais – Bay Area Hip Hop
Homepage 2nd Floor Samurais Asia Tour Trailer 2nd Floor Samurais Debut Album Now Available Purchase Shogun Stories on PayPal “Shogun Stories” Anime Intro
The Foolest came hotly recommended, and we were super impressed , knowing their skills to have them react so positively to the invitation . Representing for the old school tradition The foolest are a big act to be reckon with!
Bangkok Riddim Syndicate : Coming to represent the Overstay state of things we gonna improvise while droping on some reggae riddim, in the true soundsystem fashion. Expect U-key , Yuval and selecta Rainny to shake you hard. As it is a open game we are sure our other Friend Sea Bear and Dodgie will join in the fun.
P9d Official is a very fast going Thai Mc , rapping in the spirit of the time about Politics, life and more. He is really rough and tough and we are glad to have him around
Piz? a.k.a Question.seQ a talented Japanese beatmaker will prove his skills live on MPC .