V.21 No.14 | 4/5/2012
2bers release DIG
By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Sat Apr 7 2012 12:00 PM ]
Burque hip-hop veterans the 2bers unveil its new album DIG tonight at the El Rey, but it’s not your ordinary album release party.
with Zoology, La Junta, Mala Maña and Urban Verbs
Saturday, April 7, 6:30 p.m.
El Rey Theater
624 Central SW
Tickets: $12, $7 students; all-ages
Proceeds benefit Equality New Mexico, the Media Arts Collaborative Charter School, and the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice
Flyer on the Wall
On Saturday, April 7, the 2bers shares its fourth studio album, DIG, with the world, but it’s not merely a release party. The hip-hop duo—BlesInfinite (Luke Hale) and Eph’Sharpe (Collin Troy)—has been a Burque mainstay since its creation in 1999. With DIG the songwriters/MCs/producers wanted to mark the occasion with something beyond the typical celebratory function.
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