Join us for A New England Hip Hop Showcase at Empire!
Sarah Violette, formerly known as Lady Essence, is a veteran hip hop artist from Portland, Maine. As a member of P. Dank – Preposterously Dank Entertainment, Violette plans on dropping her debut album with GOD.DAMN.CHAN., Summer 2017.
Stay On Mars
Stay On Mars is the idiom of an artist who’s either looking for his escape or remains to remind us that our self-created fallacies don’t actually mean shit. A trip hop artist who got his start in the underground Seattle music scene, MARS moved back to New England to establish himself into the music community. Since arriving, he has founded Monday Of The Minds and Rizing In Life Entertainment in Portland, Maine. MARS plans on dropping an album the Autumn of 2017.
JE DOUBLE F
Rising out of the pine barrens of southern New Jersey, JE DOUBLE F has made a name for himself with his heavy touring, DIY work ethic and genre-bending punk rap. Hard work, dedication, no frills. Performing in support of his new record HUMAN RITES
James Grant Hip Hop
Portland’s resident rapper and producer. The DJ for Flask Lounge’s Monday of the Minds, he will be contributing his unique self-produced beats and songs to the Empire stage.
Alternative Hip Hop. Originating from VT, Tatlock has now brought his deeply philosophical and guitar-based hip-hop beat poetry to NYC. Performing in Maine for the very first time.
$8:00 Cover Charge
21 + Valid ID Required
Date and TIme: June 5th at 9 PM.
Location: 575 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101