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Saturday, March 19 • 10:15pm - 11:15pm
Fat Tony

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Anthony Obi is a Nigerian-American rapper from Houston, Texas known as Fat Tony. He is a Houston based rap artist known for his engaging and energetic live performances and acclaimed recordings. Fat Tony won the 2010, 2009 and 2008 Houston Press Music Awards' Best Underground Hip Hop award, and has been recognized in URB's Next 1000, a list of emerging new artists anticipated to breakthrough. Fat Tony also works as a music journalist, currently freelance writing for his blog, Free Press Houston, and other publications. In the mid 2000's, he was known for organizing music events in Houston, inviting regional & national bands such as The Ergs!, Joe Jitsu, The Rushmores, The Cocker Spaniels and other underground acts. He intentionally organized events featuring artists and bands of varying genres to bring diversity to the forefront of Houston's music scene. For the often young audiences, they were getting their first taste of underground and independent music. Fat Tony's debut release entitled the Love Life EP was released via Same Struggle Ent. on March 4, 2008. The record has been spread nationwide due to its initial online promotion as a free download. Reviews for the EP have been generally positive. The Love Life EP was followed by his first mixtape release Tipping Point & Fly68 Presents Fat Tony in November 2008. His latest mixtape release RABDARGAB: THE EPREVIEW features remixes and collaborations with artists such as Das Racist, Hudson Mohawke, Jade

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Fat Tony


Saturday March 19, 2011 10:15pm - 11:15pm CDT
Karma Lounge

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