Rhymers Resurgence 2019!

Rhymers Resurgence 2019!

Liion Gamble, Kelly Kale, SHAME, King Draft

Wed, May 22, 2019

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Pinhook

Durham, NC

$10.00 - $12.00

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Rowdy (with the Nightshift Band)
Rowdy is a recording artist, actor, and educator based in the RDU-triangle area. While being a U.S. Hip Hop Ambassador through the U.S. Department of State & Next Level Hip Hop Program Leader, Rowdy is currently progressing as the founder of two North Carolina hip-hop cyphers – The “UNC Cypher” at UNC-Chapel Hill & the Med City Cypher located in Downtown Durham. He also holds the position of Program Director at the Downtown Durham – Afrofuturist Teen Center entitled “Blackspace.” On stage, Rowdy is part of the national hip-hop collective “No9to5 Music,” and performs alongside his live jazz Band “The Night Shift.” On top of being nominated for a 2017 Carolina Music Award, he has been featured on BET Network, NPR, PBS Kids, has given a TEDx talk on the importance of hip- hop culture, and has been able to share the stage with the likes of Rakim, Busta Rhymes, Murs, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, and other national recording acts. Through the Masters of Arts in Teaching Program at the UNC- Greensboro’s, Rowdy continues his mission to spread southern hip hop at an international level through performance, writing, and inspiring the culture through the craft.
Liion Gamble
Liion Gamble was raised in Raleigh, NC but born in St. Andrew, Jamaica. His musical influence can be traced all the way back to his Grandfather. Liion bridges the gap between substance and style in a major way. Melodic hooks and bridges, paired with quotable lyrics and stylistic flow, highlight this artist's versatility.

With a growing social media presence Liion released his first official EP “Grand Re-Opening" on all streaming platforms in July of 2018. He is currently working on the next installment set to release mid 2019. Driven to cut out the middle man, he has become a student of production and audio engineering in order to take the quality of his sound to the next level. Building a hit record from the ground up is a big goal of his right now but only one of many in the pursuit of becoming a complete artist.
Kelly Kale
Kelly Kale
Kelly Kale is an up & coming artist from Durham, NC ready to display her talents with her debut mixtape "The Unanticipated."Influenced by some of the greats in the game, she hopes to bring some lyricism back to the forefront which will cast her as not only a femcee, but as an emcee period.
Shame, a hip-hop artist talented in the art of lyricism and storytelling, aims to bring hip-hop back to its roots, while still keeping up with the evolution the genre has experienced. Inspired by hip-hop legends such as Q-Tip, Biggie Smalls, A Tribe Called Quest, Tupac, Big L, Nas, Mos Def, Eminem, Shame got his start in music by competing in rap battles and distributing his music through local college radio stations. Since then he has amassed new fans along the way with his high-energy stage presence and dynamic delivery.

He was born in Capitol Heights, Maryland, and now resides in Raleigh since 2013, where he continues to create music, and release projects such as, “The Sequence,” in February 2016 featuring the lead single “Still Ballin,” and his recent album “Genesis 98’“ in October 2018. Shame has performed at top venues throughout the Triangle area and beyond, including, Pour House, Imurj, Kings, Deep South, The Pinhook, The Lincoln Theater, Duke Energy Center, The Ritz and shared the stage opening for acts such as Bone Thugs & Harmony, Twista, Dave East, Yo Gotti, GhostFace Killah, Raekwon, Slum Village, Nappy Roots and more.
King Draft
King Draft
King Draft, is a hip-hop recording artist from Plainfield, NJ currently based in Durham, NC. He has released 4 full length projects, two under his stage name 'King Draft' and two as 'The Kingdom' all of which are a collaborative effort between him and his go-to producer/engineer and friend, Jerm Scorsese. Kingdom Music is the movement rep. by King Draft, Jerm Scorsese and J. Safina via their music
Venue Information:
The Pinhook
117 W. Main St.
Durham, NC, 27701