Rocking Bamboo Floors

“They call it “noir-hop.” And, though I’m not sure what other artists might fall into this emergent genre, I will say that aspiring MCs could take a cue from 5 O’Clock Shadowboxers. The stylish Philly duo of Zilla Rocca and Curly Castro present their music so hardboiled and sandpaper-rough it cuts to the bone.”—John Vettese5 O’Clock Shadowboxers live at Philly’s NPR affiliate WXPN for their Y-Rock in-studio session including a never heard before live version of “High Noon” with Larry Estrella on the spaghetti western guitar and DJ Jim Redz on the tables splashing some Biggie and Dilla on fan favorites.

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Video from this session coming shortly….

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