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ZenMugen: Full Circle 

LOOPRAT MC ZenMugen has been meditating on the art of Hip Hop for years. His emergence as a solo artist has been an impending moment. Next Tuesday, his debut project, a demo tape titled ‘Full Circle’ releases in tandem with his first show at the Firebird. The the project will be available here on the music tab of the LOOPRAT website as well as on SoundCloud and Bandcamp. Stay tuned for further updates.

 

LOOPRAT Presents: The Collective Featuring Tonina Saputo 

On Saturday, November 4th, LOOPRAT launches a new concert series at The Paolmino Lounge. The dynamic of the group is all about bring an eclectic collective together with a distinctive and unified taste for quality music. Our goal with this series is to merge the variety of our group to showcase the talent of individuals as well as the whole. To do so, we will present a new style of performance with seamless integration our group's varied dynamic.

As always, the collective will sustain its presence in the Saint Louis scene with crowd favorites from the 2016 albums How We Live and How Live? Additionally, we will perform band iterations of some new content from the recent Hip-Hop project In (<) No Time and unreleased material the group has been working on.

Beyond that, we want to put a spotlight on each and every part of the group that makes the whole so great. To begin, we will feature our long time collaborating partner Tonina Saputo, including her solo work and duets with our guitarist Joey Ferber who will also debut some original compositions. Additionally, MCs Armani and ZenMugen will merge some of there solo content into the live band set. Armani just released a new project titled What I Think and has already worked out band iterations for some original Hip-Hop beats. Mugen will be releasing his self-titled mixtape in November and, fittingly, will cap off this launch with a thorough collaboration with the band to bring extra life to the lyrical content.

To top it off, Dj vThom, member of The Basement Sound System DJ crew, will showcase his spinning  and scratching as a compliment to the live band feel and during intermission. You don’t want to miss this unique concert experience. We are integrating all of our varied content into one set.

RSVP to the event page on Facebook for $2 off your entrance fee at the door!

EMAP presents Missouri Prairie Festival 2017 

Philanthropy Alert! 
LOOPRAT will be performing our new project at the Missouri Prairie Festival 2017 this Saturday in an effort to raise awareness and donations for ecological preservation. The event will feature a great musical lineup, a variety of thought-provoking educational talks and kid-friendly interactive workshops! 

Get your tickets now on the official Generosity page! All proceeds benefit the Missouri Prairie Foundation

Album Release: In < No Time 

With a over a year passing since the release of a new project from the LOOPRAT collective, the time has come. The long awaited, heavily anticipated EP 'In < No Time' is sonically balanced between the classic and current, while showcasing expressive and cerebral content from LOOPRAT's MCs. Thought provoking lyrics are paired over instrumentals from ProEra's Chuck Strangers and Bruce Leekix as well as Chicago's OnGaud production team. Art by freeztheartist & ritehandrobot. Scratches by DJ vThom.

Stream here: https://soundcloud.com/loopratpak/sets/in-no-time

or Download on our website!

Soul Food For Thought Oct. 1st 

Bohlen Family Farms and LOOPRAT music present the 3rd installment to the ‘Soul Food For Thought’ pop-up dinner concert series. Once again, we bring the delicacies unique to a farm-to-table meal paired with a live performance.

The formula is simple but effective: Bohlen Family Farms of Perryville Missouri will provide fresh produce while the jazz/hip-hop collective, LOOPRAT, satiates your taste for quality local music.  

Tickets will include dinner and concert admission. Drinks will be sold separately. The first fall rendition of the concert series will be hosted at Spare No Rib. Dinner starts at 6:30pm. 

Seating is limited. Purchase access to this exclusive fine dining experience through the online LOOPRAT store NOW

Our menu will be designed according to the season and event. Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free options will be available. Email dietary restrictions to bohlenfamilyfarms@gmail.com upon purchase of tickets to notify us of special considerations. 

Video Premier: In (<) No Time  

Check out the lead single and title track for LOOPRAT's forthcoming EP: In (<) No Time. The project will feature 7 free tracks with some of the industry's premier Hip-Hop producers including Pro Era's Chuck Strangers & Bruce Leekix as well as Chicago's OnGaud production team. 
 

The video was shot by GaddyFilms and edited by LOOPRAT MC NatKingFlo.

In (<) No Time is set to release August 28th. Follow LOOPRAT on Instagram, Facebook and Soundcloud to stay up to date on the latest news and content.

Stream the track here: https://soundcloud.com/loopratpak/in-no-time-prod-bruce-leekix

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Previous events

Durand Jones & The Indications w/ LOOPRAT

The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester Ave, St. Louis

Doors 8pm | Show 9pm | $10 ADV | $13 DOS | 21+

durandjonesandtheindications.com

Bayou-born soul sensation, Durand Jones got his start in the church, after being forced to sing in the choir of his rural hometown Hillaryville, Louisiana because his Grandmother thought he sang too much at home. When his music career took him to Bloomington, Indiana, he was selected to join the legendary Indiana University Soul Revue, and it was through his involvement that he met writer/producer duo Aaron Frazer and Blake Rhein. The three began writing original soul music, recording themselves straight to tape in the basements of Bloomington - and their debut album is out now.

https://www.facebook.com/events/636221959911412/

What's Your Flavor (314 Day Celebration)

2720 Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St. Louis

Art | Music | Culture Showcase on 314 Day

Hosted by Corey Black + Franco

Performances by Tef Poe, The Knuckles, LOOPRAT, T-Dubb O, Mvstermind, Indiana Rome, Monkh & The People, Nick Menn, and more

7pm- 12am $3.14 for first 50 guest General Admission tickets only $15 advanced/$20 at door

https://www.facebook.com/events/181669798989219/

Jul22

LOOPRAT opens for The Palmer Squares

2720, Cherokee Street, St. Louis

The Palmer Squares will be performing in STL as a part of their 2016 summer tour with local support from LOOPRAT & Scrub