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Grouch & Eligh Kick Off A Major Week of Hip-hop Shows

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Underground hip-hop duo Grouch & Eli have been getting some rave reviews as of late, particularly for their latest album Say G&E!, which hit the streets last month. The pair of L.A.-based artists, who comprise one-fourth of renowned California hip-hop collective Living Legends, spit some seriously smooth rhymes on the disc that are both intelligent and catchy, especially in songs like "Denial."

Check it out:

"Man I know they don't understand all the way what I'm goin' through/All alone in a room full of people smoking they weed/Drinking they booze/If they only knew what the homey was doing."

You can get a taste of G&E's lyrical skills when the duo hits the Clubhouse music venue tonight. Fellow Living Legends member Scarub will also be in the house, as he's performing with his side project Afro Classics. SoCal's edIT and Universatile Music's Pickster One will open the show. Doors to the all-ages show open at 8 p.m. and admission is $18 (visit UM's ticket site to get access).

That's not the only off-the-hook hip-hop show that's happening in the near future, as a slew of rappers and other urban artists both local and touring will be putting on performances over the next week. Hit the jump for the lowdown on other fly joints planned from tonight until Thursday, May 21.

Bear The Astronot
With Area 4, Choice One, DJ Erl, G-Owens, Foreknown, & more
Friday, May 15, 8:00pm
Hollywood Alley, 2610 W. Baseline Rd., Mesa, 480-820-7117.

Haiku D'Etat
With Abstract Rude, Aceyalone, & Myka 9.
Wednesday, May 20, 8:30pm
Chasers Bar & Night Club, 8005 E. Roosevelt St., Scottsdale, 480-945-4985.

Tech N9ne
With Murs, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, and Intrinzik
Thursday, May 21, 6:30pm
Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607.

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