Cut Chemist & Chali 2NA

S&S Presents

Cut Chemist & Chali 2NA

Scenic Byway, Chaseone2

Sun, December 30, 2018

8:00 pm

Metro Music Hall

Salt Lake City, UT

$22 ADV / $25 DOS

This event is 21 and over

Chali 2NA
Chali 2NA
The Los Angeles, California baritone rapper best known as Chali 2NA has been referred to as the ambassador for Jurassic 5 - though he is well-known for being a member of J5, he has appeared alongside many artists and on a variety of albums and compilations.

He also was a founding member of Ozomatli, and though he is no longer an official part of the group, he has appeared on a number of their subsequent albums.

Prior to those two groups, he was a member of the group Unity Committee.
Cut Chemist
Cut Chemist
As well as being one of the ablest solo turntablists on the globe, Cut Chemist is also a member of two highly rated crews: underground rap kings Jurassic 5 and the Latin-funk band Ozomatli. He came up with the L.A. rap group Unity Committee, and debuted on wax with the B-side of UC's 1993 single "Unified Rebelution." The track, "Lesson 4: The Radio," was a tribute to and continuation of Double D and Steinski's seminal hip-hop collage masterpieces "Lessons 1-3,"and included nods to Indeep, Bob James, Spoonie Gee, and Dan Ackroyd.

Soon after the record's release, Unity Committee came together with another group, Rebels of Rhythm, to form Jurassic 5. Cut Chemist kept quite busy with the group, contributing "Lesson 6" to the group's eponymous EP and producing the entire record. He also delved into remixing (DJ Shadow, Liquid Liquid) and outside work (scratching for Less Than Jake; appearing with another Los Angeles group, Ozomatli). In mid-1997, Cut Chemist recorded his album debut, Live at the Future Primitive Sound Session, with Shortkut of Invisibl Skratch Piklz. His tracks have also appeared on two seminal turntablist compilations, Return of the DJ, Vol. 1 and Deep Concentration. - John Bush

He left Jurassic 5 in 2006.
Scenic Byway
Scenic Byway
Scenic Byway is a 4 piece electronic live hip hop band based out of Salt Lake City. Having 3 full length albums they're currently underway with their forth full length installment. Most recognized for their use of trumpet and electronic guitar along with electronic, dance beats as well as rhymes and mesmerizing female vocals. They bring the party to you.
Venue Information:
Metro Music Hall
615 W 100 S
Salt Lake City, UT