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Aug
15
SONS OF KALAL @ Muddy River Smokehouse

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

Jul
11
SONS OF KALAL @ Millys Tavern

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

May
01
SONS OF KALAL @ Millys Tavern

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

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SONS OF KALAL IN THE HIPPO PRESS

Taking the party to the people
Sons of Kalal spread the hip-hop message
By Erica Febre efebre@hippopress.com

Whether making party music for their friends or doing live performances in front of a packed audience, The Sons of Kalal is a hip-hop group of MCs steadily spreading their lyrics across New England.

"We kind of gathered an underground following without even trying to get a following," said Nick Freeman, better known as "Bionik" with Sons of Kalal.

Sons of Kalal didn't start out tying to book local shows. According to Bionik, they were born in their hometown party scene, spitting rhymes at friends' celebrations to hype up the party. Eventually so many people were coming to parties to check out their skills that they decided to rent a hall and throw their own party, which was their first performance.

"We actually did a few shows like that, where we would just throw our own party. That's really where we got the sense that what we were doing was worth doing," Bionik said.

Sons of Kalal is Bionik; Mike Capone, known as "Capone" or "Cap-One," Matt Freeman, known simply as "Simple," Eric Russell, known as "Big Worm," and Marcus Rheaume, known as Mister Six.

Taking the beats is Capone, while Mister Six steps in as the DJ and Bionik, Simple and Big Worm do most of the lyrical expressions on stage.

"We're a hip-hop act that builds everything from scratch. It's pretty much all our recording and beats, except for the obvious sampling. Our hooks are really good. Some of them are complicated, some of them are simple, but they all catch your ear," Bionik said.

Apart from being lyrical masterminds, Bionik also tells a tale of who the Sons of Kalal really are and their mission.

"The Sons of Kalal — Kalal is one of the seven brothers that rules the world, one of the illuminati, the secret group that runs the world, and we all revolted against him. That's less party stuff and more seriousness," Bionik said.

"OK, so truthfully we're just crazy like that. Maybe we just made that up. Sometimes I can't tell if we're making stuff up or if it's real," Bionik said.

Regardless of truth or tales, the stamp of Sons of Kalal is spreading. They've even created their own management company called Live Free or Die Entertainment, which handles everything from promoting to sound systems.

Another "nutty" and quirky side project of Sons of Kalal is a body powder called Squirrel Master that's used for, ahem, let's just say, the male performers out there should look into this product.

Sons of Kalal released their self-titled debut album in 2005. Their last album, No Plan B, was released in 2006. They hope to have a new release for this year as well.

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Hip-hop in New Hampshire doesn’t get as much credit as deserved, but with dedicated artist breaking through the barriers, DJ Roberto expects that people who may not have given it a chance before will at least now give it a listen.

Another live hip-hop group that DJ Roberto can see on the rise in the new year, is Sons of Kalal. They showed up, unexpectedly at an event that DJ Roberto hosted a few weekends ago and, according to DJ Roberto, took everyone by surprise.

The Sons of Kalal will be performing at Stone Church, located at 5 Granite St. in Newmarket on Saturday, Jan. 6th along with Funkfoot. - HIPPO PRESS


Discography

"NO PLAN B" MIXTAPE-- 14 Track Demo
"NO PLAN B" DEMO -- 21 Tracks
"RICH GIRL" SINGLE -- AVAILABLE MARCH 14TH 2009

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The group is Sons of Kalal, and each member is an entrepreneurial, working-class Hip-Hop practician. Bionik, Big Worm, Mr-6, Simple, and M.C. Capone make up the five-piece group, consisting of four MC's and a DJ. Sons of Kalal have been together since 2004 and all 5 members graduated from the same New Hampshire High School. They have played and continue to play at

* The Middle East and Western Front in Cambridge Ma
* The Elevens in western Ma
* The Red Square in Burlington VT
* The Big Easy in Portland ME
* Millys Tavern, the Stone Church, the Brick House, and the Ioka Theatre in New Hampshire

What makes Sons of Kalal special is there lyrical connection to the everyday working-class hero. Sons of Kalal live, walk and work amongst the community. They are in touch with the reality of what's going on and with their fan’s life styles. They have professional CD's and an extreme uniqueness in the Hip-Hop genre. They have not headlined a show with less than 100 fans showing up since 2005, it seems every 6 months the group achieves another goal and advances a little bit further. Sons of Kalal excelled because of fans demanding more shows and new music.Sons of Kalal took 3rd place in The Hippo Press for the best performers of original Music in New Hampshire. Sons of Kalal have opened for Akrobatik, Slaine, Black Madeen, Static selektah,The Alckamystics, and The VT Union. They play shows on a regular basis with Apeshit, Granite State, Burnt MD, LB, Color Blind, DJD, and the Trapjaw affiliates.

They released their Debut album "No-Plan-B" on November 21st 2008. Are you a supporter of original underground music? If so, be sure to visit www.sonsofkalal.com and www.myspace.com/sonsofkalal for links to purchase Sons of Kalal CD's, DVD's and Concert Tickets. If you’re a taker, and not a giver, you can try to find the CD for free online but we better see you at a concert!

Thank You, Sons of Kalal