Preservation Hall and NOLA Hip Hop Archive Present
The PresHall Brass with Special Guests Fiend and Nesby Phips
Sat, February 28, 2015
Doors: 11:30 pm / Show: 11:59 pm
New Orleans, LA
$20.00 - $45.00
During his star tenure with No Limit Records, Fiend appeared on over 20 gold and platinum No Limit albums, including his two solo full length releases, There’s One in Every Family and Street Life. Both albums achieved gold status, vaulting Fiend into the spotlight as one of the most influential Southern rappers in hip-hop. Also the owner of a successful independent record label, a lucrative management company, a boutique clothing line and a burgeoning film company, Fiend continues to drive his career to new heights via his work with Curren$y and Jet Life. As International Jones, Fiend is touring, performing and working to connect jazz and rap through his newest releases, including the 2012-2014 mixtape series that featured the critically-acclaimed Cool Is In Session. With plans for a motion picture release planned in conjunction with Jetlife Films, Fiend is looking forward to 2015.
About Nesby Phips:
The grand-nephew of Mahalia Jackson, New Orleans native Nesby Phips has an internationally-inspired sound that directly draws from the great jazz and blues traditions of his native city. Noted by Complex Magazine as one of the top ten acts in New Orleans, over the years he's quietly earned respect as a musical hybrid, rapping with and producing for some of rap's current elite and beyond, including Curren$y, Wiz Khalifa, Fiend, Aaron Neville, Trombone Shorty, Juvenile, and Lil Wayne. As leader of the musical group 0017th out of the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Phips is also set to release his highly anticipated Simply Phips album in 2015.
About NOLA Hip-Hop Archive:
The NOLA Hip-hop Archive was founded by Holly Hobbs in 2012. Housed by the Amistad Research Center and supported by the Tulane University Digital Library, the NOLA Hip-hop Archive currently contains over 40 videotaped oral history interviews with legends and pioneers of New Orleans hip-hop and bounce, with new interviews added on an ongoing basis.
726 St. Peter Street
New Orleans, LA, 70116