Breakestra w/ Dakah Hip-Hop Orchestra
Published May 08, 2007This was a gift for anyone who has ever complained about the sparseness of the typical two turntables and a microphone set-up. Two live hip-hop outfits from L.A. joined forces on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Stubb's outdoor amphitheatre, which was likely the only place that could hold this immense troupe. The tuxedo-clad maestro conducted his 60 or so players with aplomb while four singers and five rappers threw down their own compositions as well as a Gangstarr medley and some Roots covers. When people say "all music is hip-hop, this is what they mean.