Lifted Crew

Lifted Crew

 New York City, New York, USA
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Dont take our word for it, check the quotes below!!

"The most complete hip-hop band since the Roots"--Adam Rousell, okayplayer.com

"Lifted Crew is air tight!"--Grandmaster Melle Mel

"Lifted Crew is the hottest band out there!"-- Slick Rick

"Lifted Crew is the sh#%!!"--Treach, Naughty By Nature

Biography

Lifted Crew is a music collective that has rocked New York City with its blend of dance, funk, hip-hop and R&B since 2008. This 10-piece powerhouse consists of two MC's, three vocalists, hard hitting horns, and an explosive rhythm section. Lifted Crew's live, innovative sound is the product of their diverse musical and cultural backgrounds, creating songs that bridge the gap between music lovers, hip-hop heads, and the every day listener alike.

Lifted Crew regularly performs live with hip hop legends Slick Rick and Big Daddy Kane as their touring bands and opening act. The band has also recently shared the stage with Naughty By Nature, The Flaming Lips, Just Blaze, Kid Cudi, Eddie Vedder, Cyril Neville, Brand Nubian and Trombone Shorty among others at festivals and venues throughout the greater US. The horn section has also recently collaborated with Beyoncé, Shaggy, Ryan Leslie, India Arie, and Reflection Eternal.

Lifted Crew is currently part of a new project featuring hip hop legend Big Daddy Kane, R&B singer Showtyme and members of Lifted Crew as the group Las Supper. They recorded and released a record under the name Las Supper titled Back To The Future on March 26th 2013, which is available in Itunes.

Whether you like to dance, or are in need of a good escape, the Lifted Crew sound is one to rock to, be inspired by, and evolve with.

Discography

Lifted Crew:
Back to the Future (2013) (Las Supper)
Blast Off EP (2011)
Live at Joe's Pub (2011)
The Undeniable EP (2010)

Lifted:
History (2009)
Live (2008)
Lounge Rap (2006)

Set List

Lifted Crew has over 3 hours of original material and countless covers that rock every genre of music. Here's an example of our traditional 60 minute set:

All of the Lights
In the City
This is Hip Hop
Danger
Hold That
Time's A Wastin'
The Light
So Soulful
On You
Some Won't Get Out
Dance Off
Mo' Money Mo' Problems
Move On