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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Jurassic 5's Chali 2na and UK DJ Krafty Kuts Join Forces at Atomic Cowboy Thursday

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 6:32 AM

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Two heavyweights combine forces at this show for a decidedly must-see affair (especially for hip-hop heads). Chali 2na is best known as one of the founding members of the classic underground hip-hop group Jurassic 5, as well as an early member of the genre-bending Ozomatli; his deep baritone voice and silky smooth flow are instantly recognizable. Krafty Kuts is a UK-based electronic music and breakbeat producer and DJ with a catalog so deep it rivals the Mariana Trench; his highly technical approach to the turntables has won him numerous awards and legions of fans across the globe. Together the two make a formidable team — just check out their recent collaborations, March's "Hands High" and "It Ain't My Fault" (the latter also featuring Dynamite MC). Each is an old school boom-bap treat sure to keep the heads nodding.

In the Flesh: Fans of J5, rejoice. Chali 2na continues to break out the group's songs during this current tour, alongside his solo output and selections from his numerous collaborations.



Watch the duo performing live in March in the video below:


Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts
7 p.m. Thursday, August 17. Atomic Cowboy Pavillion, 4140 Manchester Avenue. $13. 314-775-0775.

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