The Eighth Step presents:
“Fuses string instruments with hip-hop artists, resulting in arguably the best argument yet for a rap and country music marriage”
ROLLING STONE COUNTRY
“A daring blend of innovative modern swagger and classic Americana cool which dares listeners not to come along for the ride”
Only three bands can tame a mountain lion just by playing. Gangstagrass is one of them. And also the other two,
GANGSTAGRASS, runaway hit at last summer’s bluegrass festivals, performs its explosive collision of two seemingly un-mixable musical forms!
It started with founder Rench, who had a musical itch that needed to be scratched – he was listening to the 1970s recordings of Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys and couldn’t help imagining what classic bluegrass would sound like with rap vocals and beats. The result was a genre-demolishing blitz called Rench Presents: Gangstagrass. He put it up for free download and people took notice. Hundreds of thousands of downloads followed creating an intense underground buzz. Just the beginning. The buzz became a roar.
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