CROOKED LINEZ

CROOKED LINEZ

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TOGETHER SINCE 98, JIMMY SPITTZ AND FASE'LES HAVE DEVELOPED AN UNDENIABLE CHEMISTRY BLENDING LIVE INSTRUMENTATION WITH INTELLECTUAL STREET SLANG. THEIR INNOVATIVE PRODUCTION AND CATCHY SPANGLISH CHORUSES BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN HIP HOP AND THE EVER SO HOT LATIN HIP HOP MARKET.

Biography

ASK CROOKED LINEZ WHAT THEIR MOTIVATION IS FOR SUCCESS AND THEY WOULD TELL YOU, "WE DO THIS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN US THE STRENGTH AND INSPIRATION TO LIVE RIGHT. SUCCESS IS NOT A POSSIBILITY IT'S A MUST".
CROOKED LINEZ' DETERMINATION AND HARD WORK ETHIC HAVE PAID OFF WITH THE RELEASE OF THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED "NO FORMULA" ALBUM. TOGETHER SINCE 98, JIMMY SPITTZ AND FASE'LES HAVE DEVELOPED AN UNDENIABLE CHEMISTRY. THEY DESCRIBE THE ALBUM IS AN ETHNIC PIECE OF WORK BRIDGING THE GAPS BETWEEN HIP HOP AND LATIN HIP HOP. INNOVATIVE PRODUCTION, INTELLECTUAL STREET SLANG, AND CATCHY SPANGLISH CHORUSES MAKE THIS AN INTERNATIONAL CLASSIC. THEY INSIST THAT THEY ARE NOT JUST LATIN HIP HOP, THEY ARE HIP HOP.
"MOST OF THESE RAPPERS FEEL THAT IF YOU APPEAL TO THE MASSES AND EXPLORE OTHER AREAS IN MUSIC IT'S NOT CONSIDERED KEEPING IT REAL. KEEPING IT REAL TO US MEANS PROVIDING FOR THE FAM, COLLEGE FUNDS FOR OUR KIDS, AND GIVING OUR PEOPLE JOBS...WE'RE WILLING TO DIE FOR WHAT WE STAND BY AND BELIEVE IN".
THE RAPPERS/PRODUCERS HAVE RECORDED OVER 200 SONGS AND PRODUCED SEVERAL CLASSIC TRACKS. THEY HAVE EARNED INTERNATIONAL RADIO PLAY IN PLACES LIKE NEW ZEALAND, MEXICO, AND THE UNITED STATES. THEY HAVE LICENSED MATERIAL FOR INDEPENDENT FILMS, COMMERCIALS, AND BEEN FEATURED AT LOCAL FILM SCREENINGS. THE DUO RECENTLY LICENSED MUSIC FOR THE WORLDWIDE DVD RELEASE, “THE LATINPALOOZA COMEDY SERIES”, COURTESY OF THE ORIGINAL LATIN KING OF COMEDY JOEY MEDINA.
THE GROUP CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON MYSPACE.COM WITH AN ENORMOUS CYBER FOLLOWING, AT LOCAL RADIO SHOWS, PERFORMING AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL, AND AT REGIONAL SHOWS WITH SEVERAL BIG NAME AND LOCAL ARTISTS. PREVIOUS SHOWS INCLUDE XZIBIT, NB RIDAZ, HECTOR "MACHO" CAMACHO, DESTINY'S CHILD, THE LATE BIG PUN, AND SEVERAL OTHER WELL KNOWN ACTS. IN SEPTEMBER THE GROUP PERFORMED FOR THE MONTIJO ENTERTAINMENT/MANDALAY FILMS “REACH FOR THE STARS CONCERT” AT CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE BENEFITING ARIZONA’S HIGH DROP OUT RATE.

Discography

"TELL TALE WORLD" 2000
"SPITTIN OUR LIVES OVER MUSIC" 2002
"NO FORMULA" 2005

Set List

20-45 MIN.
1. INTRO
2. CROOKED LINEZ
3. WHERE U AT?
4. YES SIR
5. TANGO
6. AQUI ESTOY
7. CALIENTE