Egyptian Lover performing in NYC (with Big Freedia who is touring with for the Postal Service!?)
Greg Broussard, better known by his stage name Egyptian Lover, is an American musician, vocalist, producer and DJ, and was an important part of the L.A. dance music and rap scene in the early 1980s... The Egyptian Lover started out as a DJ in Los Angeles with Uncle Jam's Army DJing dances as large as the L.A. Sports Arena with 10,000 people. He began recording around Los Angeles in 1982 as a member of the Radio Crew, and also Uncle Jam's Army. In the early days of hip hop albums were rare, so most of The Egyptian Lover's successful recordings were 12" singles. He would eventually release some of the earliest rap LPs, which was especially unique for being west-coast based... -[Wiki]
As discussed, trailblazing hip hop artist Egyptian Lover will perform at Santos Party House on May 23 joining an impressive lineup as part of an event dubbed The United States of Bass, part of the Red Bull Music Academy. Tickets are on sale. The line-up also includes names like Afrika Bambaataa, J Assault, DJ Funk, DJ Magic Mike, DJ Rashad & DJ Spinn, Scottie B, Salva, Drop The Lime, Branko and Krampfhaft.
Also on the bill is Big Freedia, who will be preparing for her upcoming tour.... with The Postal Service? Yes it's true, Big Freedia WILL be out with the band but unforunately won't be in the house for either of the Barclays Center shows.
All other tour dates are listed, along with a few Egyptian Lover streams, below.
Big Freedia -- 2013 Tour Dates
May 23 Santos Party House New York, NY
May 24 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
Jul 16 Rogers Arena Vancouver, Canada *
Jul 17 Rose Garden Portland, OR *
Jul 18 KeyArena Seattle, WA *
Jul 20 Santa Barbara Bowl Santa Barbara, CA *
Jul 21 Open Air Theatre San Diego, CA *
Jul 23 The Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA *
Jul 26 Greek Theatre- Berkeley Berkeley, CA *
Aug 24 Charlotte Pride Charlotte, NC
* w/ The Postal Service
Egyptian Lover -- 2013 Tour Dates
THU 5/23/2013 Santos Party House, New York, New York
SAT 6/15/2013 Vagabond, Miami, Florida