Raheem Cohen

Raheem Cohen

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"Red Hot Chili Peppers meets Rage Against The Machine with Bob Marley’s spirit." Born naturals, Raheem Cohen boldly fuses alternative rock, soul, and funk with Marley’s One World One Love and Rage Against the Machine’s flaming energy, igniting a revolutionary sound unique to their generation.

Biography

Raheem Cohen is a five-piece band from Silverlake, California. They play an eclectic mix of musical styles incorporating funk, classic rock, hip-hop, reggae, blues, jazz and R&B. Musical influences include Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sly & The Family Stone, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Prince, Chuck Berry, Al Green, The Isley Brothers, Funkadelic, The Roots, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Aretha Franklin, and the Beatles.
The band consists of Cameron Johnson (15), Alix Melendrez (15), Miles Melendrez (14), Reece Melendrez (13), and Matt Mumcian (15). They have played at many events and venues in and around the Los Angeles area such as The Los Feliz Street fair, The Feast of San Genarro, Levitt Pavilion, Sunset Junction Street Fair, and most recently The Silverlake Conservatory of music’s annual Hullabaloo featuring Eddie Vedder and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. The guys received their musical training at The Silverlake Conservatory of Music, with instructors Marc Rey of Eek-A-Mouse, and Lonnie Marshall of Weapon of Choice among others. They all attended Los Angeles Family School, and Ivanhoe elementary School.

Discography

Raheem Cohen EP
2008

Set List

Simple Minds
Changes
Can't Stop the Music
Gotta Get It
Monks on Fire
Life
Unite

Length of Sets: 40 minutes

Covers: Changes