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DITC & The Beatnuts at the Opera House this Friday


If you're a golden-age hip hop fan then you've probably already heard about the destined- to-be-legendary show happening at the Opera House this Friday - four members of the DITC crew (Lord Finesse, Diamond D, AG and OC) and the Beatnuts, appearing as part of the "New York Giants" concert series.

The DITC (Diggin' In The Crates) family includes some of New York's most renowned MCs, including Lord Finesse, AG, OC, and the sadly departed Big L and Big Pun, as well as three producers who helped to define the New York sound in the 90s - Diamond D, Showbiz and Buckwild. It's hard to imagine hip-hop without songs like "Day One", "Soul Clap" and "Time's Up".

The Beatnuts, on the other hand, are composed of JuJu and Psycho Les - two wild and crazy guys who have made their share of hip-hop anthems celebrating the high life, generating hit after hit like "Off The Books" and "Watch Out Now".

Underboss Entertainment, The Mixtape Massacre & Koya presents:
New York Giants Concert Series
featuring DITC and the Beatnuts
Opening DJs are Linx and Muziklee Inzane. Hosted by Wan Luv.

Opera House
Friday, August 29
Tickets are $30 in advance and available at:
Play De Record, Rotate This, Goodfoot, Moog Audio, Livestock or Lounge.

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Lord Finesse, Diamond D and special guest Large Professor (!!) kick off the New York Giants DJ series tonight at Revival with opening DJs Boogie Blind and the Mixtape Massacre. (If we all cross our fingers, maybe Large Pro will make a guest appearance Friday night as well.)

Underboss Entertainment, The Mixtape Massacre & Koya presents:
New York Giants DJ Series
featuring Lord Finesse, Diamond D and Special Guest - Large Professor
Opening DJs are Linx and Muziklee Inzane. Hosted by Wan Luv.

Revival
Thursday, August 28
Tickets are $10 in advance and available at:
Play De Record, Rotate This, Goodfoot, Moog Audio, Livestock or Lounge.

Here's the classic video for "Time's Up" by O.C.:

And here's the video for my favorite party anthem by the Beatnuts:

[Photos from d-nice and Lord Finesse]


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