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Afroman w/ JB AKA Dirty Moses, 607 SOS

Afroman w/ JB AKA Dirty Moses, 607 SOS

Afroman, otherwise known as Joseph Edgar Foreman is an American rapper originating from Palmdale, California known worldwide for his hit single ‘Because I Got High’.

The rapper and musician is best known for his hit single ‘Because I Got High’ which was released in 2001. He showed signs of musical interests when he sold his first tape whilst in the eighth grade featuring a rap about a teacher who got Foreman removed from the school for sagging his pants.

In 1998, Afroman released his first full-length album ‘My Fro-losophy’, he later relocated to Mississippi where he met drummer Jody Stallone, Bass player Darrell Havard, and future producer Tim Ramenofsky. The latter produced his second record ‘Because I Got High’, its main promotional methods were touring and the file-sharing site Napster. The title track was later played on The Howard Stern Show.
The song went on to become a worldwide hit in late 2001, it was featured in several high-profile films including The Perfect Score, Disturbia, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, to add to the accolades the single went on to earn Afroman a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Solo Performance in 2002. Leading on from this, the rapper went on the join the lineup of Cypress Hill’s ‘Smoke Out’ festival. He went on to sign a six-album deal with Universal who released a compilation record titled ‘The Good Times’ which included picks from the rapper’s first two LPs and some new material.

He never managed to achieve the success of that release commercially yet he continued to consistently release full-length albums along with other material that surfaced online. In 2014 he remixed ‘Because I Got High’ to support the efforts to legalize marijuana in the US.

JB AKA Dirty Moses

JB!! aka Dirty Moses is a veteran MC, writer, and performer hailing from Harlem, NY. A natural showman, JB!! is well known for his energy and charisma on stage, as well as his diverse arsenal of verbal weaponry. Capital regions 2022 & 2020 Eddies award winner for HipHop/Rap Artist of the year. Nominated for 2020 Album of the year “Libations,”& 2020 R&B artist of the year nominee Victory Soul Orchestra.

When JB!! isn’t demolishing microphones, you can catch him producing, DJing, beatboxing, or pretty much anything else related to hip-hop.

607 SOS

607 SOS is a dynamic hip-hop group hailing from Trumansburg, known for their unique blend of catchy beats and thought-provoking lyrics. Comprised of talented artists and producers, 607 SOS has been making waves in the music scene with their infectious energy and undeniable talent. Formed in the heart of Trumansburg, 607 SOS draws inspiration from their surroundings, infusing their music with a local flavor that resonates with audiences. Their music reflects the struggles and triumphs of everyday life, capturing the essence of their community and the world at large. With their distinct sound and captivating performances, 607 SOS has gained a loyal following and garnered critical acclaim. Their music has been praised for its authenticity, as they fearlessly tackle social issues and share personal stories through their lyrics.

Putnam Place
$25 Advance / $35 Day of Show
08:00 PM - 11:59 PM on Thu, 6 Jun 2024
Putnam Place
63a Putnam Street
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866
(518) 886-9585