Presale Tickets go on sale 4/20
8pm /// 21+
presents: eMC w/Adi Armour, Pearl Gates, Kareem City
eMC is a hip hop crew composed of rappers Masta Ace, Wordsworth
. Though not officially formed as a group until 2005, the crew came together in 2001 while touring together on Masta Ace's Disposable Arts tour.
(born Duval Clear, Brooklyn, New York) debuted in 1988 as a member of the legendary Juice Crew. He released his acclaimed debut, Take a Look Around, in 1990. In 1992, Ace formed the crew Masta Ace Incorporated, and released two albums with the group, 1993's SlaughtaHouse, and 1995's Sittin' on Chrome. Save for a number of vinyl singles, Ace was missing from the hip hop scene between 1996 and 2000, until returning with his acclaimed concept album Disposable Arts, which featured guest appearances from Strick, Punchline and Wordsworth. Ace returned again in 2004 with another acclaimed concept album, A Long Hot Summer, which also featured guest spots from his fellow eMC members.
Wordsworth (born Vinson Jamel Johnson) is an underground hip hop MC from Brooklyn, best known for his freestyle rap. Wordsworth grew up in Brooklyn. A graduate of the State University of New York College at Old Westbury, Wordsworth recorded with his partner Punchline (they worked as «Punch 'N' Words») on A Tribe Called Quest's The Love Movement and on Mos Def and Talib Kweli's Black Star. Wordsworth and Punchline were featured heavily on Connecticut rapper Apathy's mixtapes, and collaborated with fellow Demigodz member, Rise. He was also involved in the critically acclaimed MTV comedy sketch series Lyricist Lounge.