The CRAM boys have had a busy year, whether performing at festivals across the nation or opening for national headliners in the Twin Cities, these guys are clearly making their mark. Front man Jaylap recently released a visual for a solo track dubbed “Do Like Me.” The record’s wavy production mixes perfectly with Jaylap’s infectious chorus, while the visuals provide a nice compliment. Say what you want, it’s obvious that Jaylap and the CRAM guys are doing something right. Check out the video above and be on the look out for more from CRAM.
Location: 917 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis
When: Saturday, June 10th @ 6PM
Buckfest is back! This year the festivities will go down at The Cabooze with deM atlaS and Psymun set to headline the event. The lineup features a lengthy list of artists from across the Twin Cities including Digital Friends, Micro Penis, Early Eyes, CRAM, and Lux + Longely among others. The guys from So Cold Records are sponsoring the event, so who knows who else will take the stage throughout the night. This show is 18+ and tickets are currently available for $20, click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 917 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis
When: Thursday, September 22nd @ 6PM
The Twin Cities are known for ending the summer in style, 2016 has been no different. Among a plethora of high level and lesser, but still intriguing shows; Houston’s own Ugly God will be making his MPLS debut tonight. The buzzing artist will be joined by CRAM, Nazeem & Spencer Joles, Drelli, Infinite One, and the Vice Boys; as well as DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip on the 1s & 2s. A lengthy, but solid lineup no doubt, the event is 15+ and tickets are still available for only $15. Click the link below to grab yours now and be on the look out for more info.
The CRAM boys have been all over the place as of late performing at various venues across the metro. Tomorrow, they’ll open up for Ugly God, so it’s only right that we post some of their latest music. Taking a sample from the cult classic TV show, Trailer Park Boys, the crew flares versatility with a vibey banger. A solid record from a group that continues to show promise, check out “TPB” above and stay tuned for more.
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Last night, we made our way into the Pourhouse in downtown Minneapolis. The night featured a large list of artists. With Dis-Play & AKAGOD (Gorgeous Gang) holding their release show, they were supported by Nazeem & Spencer Joles, J. Plaza and CRAM to name a few. Here is a glimpse from the night and we have more photos to come. Stay tuned.
Location: 10 S 5th Street, Minneapolis
When: Wednesday, September 7th @ 9PM
The Pourhouse is looking like the place to be this tonight. Dis-Play & AKAGOD will be holding the release show for their new project under the moniker Gorgeous Gang. The event has a stacked lineup with other performances including Nazeem & Spencer Joles, J. Plaza and CRAM just to name a few. This one is 18+ and tickets are currently available for only $, click the link below to grab yours now.
This last Thursday, we were in attendance for the CRAM Vol.2 Release show, at Triple Rock Social Club. CRAM was joined by Mike The Martyr, Nazeem & Spencer Joles, Denim Matriarch and a other few special guests. As CRAM set fire to the stage, each song was built with energy, pumping up the crowd like a methodical crescendo. If you couldn’t make it out, take a look at a few pics below and stay on the lookout for more performances by the above artists.
The boys from CRAM have been awfully busy as of late, but it seems they’ve found some time to gift us all with a new single from off their upcoming project. Titled “Lifeline,” the Shrimpnose produced record provides a sparring ground for each artist to flash their own styles. Songs with this many artists usually feel manufactured, but “Lifeline” has a way of feeling organic, this might be a testament to their growing chemistry. Spencer & Nazeem seem with at home laying down bars for days, we’re sure you’ll see this one performed tomorrow at the Triple Rock. Check out “Lifeline” for yourself above and keep an eye out for more from CRAM.
Location: 629 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis
When: Thursday, July 7th @ 8PM
This week is looking like yet another good one for Minnesota music. The CRAM guys will be holding a release party for their project CRAM Vol.2 later this week at the Triple Rock. The crew will be joined by Mike The Martyr who will also be releasing Ghost Dose 2, as well as performances from Nazeem & Spencer Joles, Denim Matriarch and a few special guests. This event is 18+ and advance tickets can be purchased now for only $7 ($10 @ door), click the link below to cop yours now.
CRAM took to Twitter earlier today to release a new video for their record “PROLLUMS.” Dark and gritty from the jump, the drug laced lyrics provide a backdrop for the visuals manic imagery. All three MCs put forth solid verses over the murky instrumental. Directed by Fernando Lopez, the video complements the record’s grungy feel very well, it feels like Another step in the right direction for a promising group, check out “PROLLUMS” above and stay tuned for more.