Sitting inside of the Juke House on a chilly Monday evening expecting to hear nothing more than a few good poets, have a couple of good laughs, chow down on some delicious spinach dip, and chill with my artsy friends, never would I have expected to run into something like this.
So when the little light-skinned fellow with the baby afro took the stage with a smirk, I was stunned with what came out of his mouth, and yes…he gave me goosebumps. As his group mate and wife sat in the audience quietly, he demanded the attention of the audience that night.
Urban Republic includes James “Dewey Da Don” Harris, Casanova “Novacain” Butler, and Elisabeth “Maria Juliet” Smith. Their most recent mixtape entitled The Audition: Who is Urban Republic is available on datpiff.com.
As most people know I’m into music I like, recently I’ve been asked to put some of Kansas City‘s artists up, so this is the week to do it. Most of them hold their own, others not so much. Your opinion and constructive criticism will only help these artists so feel free to comment as needed.
Kansas Cities own…
Check out the mixtape here www.urbanrepublickc.com
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Opinions welcome, as always…