3Two

3Two

 Denver, Colorado, USA
BandHip Hop

A new School approach with old school flavor. My music is an almost perfect blend of organic and electronic, of poetry and soul, of party, and reflection. Unmistakeably catchy rhythms, universally relatable rhymes and well balanced melodies are what makes my musical portraits come to life.

Biography

3Two is a solo emcee hailing from Denver,CO. Being born and raised in almost the middle of the map allowed 3Two (otherwise known as Chris Bennett) to gain influences from all across the country. Being a student of the eclectic styles that flourished in the early and mid 90's, 3Two takes his direction from the likes of everything from A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, to the Pharcyde, and DJ Quik while also finding much of his inspiration in the ever emerging underground emcees of today such as The Blue Scholars, the Grouch and Living Legends, as well as PackFM and RA The Rugged Man. 3Two has always believed in unity within all of hip-hop's elements and does his best to pay homage to each because to him, hip-hop is family. He Prides himself on his ability to blend organic soulful rhythms with catchy synthesized melodies and match them with lyricism which is both witty, and universally relatable. His recently released EP entitled '3Two Presents: the Prix Fixe EP' 3Two attempts to transcend the cliches in which swag is more important than substance and seeks to take his audiences on a musical journey with each song thats played, each track thats laid and each rhyme thats made. 3Two's music is hip-hop from the heart; for the regular people. The ones who still have faith in the music, who still have faith in the culture, and who still have faith in the art. His original sample free beats, paired with an energetic stage presence blend together to form his captivating live show which he has shared on stages with Mac Lethal, Gift Of Gab, Sweatshop Union, Classified, and Kidz in the Hall. Also, he has taken His talents on the road, performing In Pittsburgh, PA,Fort Collins, CO, Colorado Springs, CO and he has also teamed with Kalyn Heffernan and Wheelchair Sports Camp on a southbound tour through Texas.
3Two takes the music back to the times where music came before money, and originality was the name of the game. 3Two has come to be one of the most well rounded emcees to come from the box state and seeks to share his enchanting rhythms with the world one stage at a time.

Discography

3Two Presents: The Prix Fixe EP. was released in the spring of 2011, and prior to its release, the singles "war machine"and "rock worlds" gained heavy rotation on Ft. Collins' award winning KCSU radio station.

"Self Portrait", 3Two's debut full length LP, will be released in early 2012

Set List

Intro
Back To Basics
Rock Worlds
Dream Girl
Dang Diggy-Dang
Leroy Strong
Backspin
War Machine
Don't Be Scared
Power To The People
Bring it All Down
Onlybeinme
No Hypeman
Roll Bounce
Someday
Children of the Sun
Take My Sound