We've told you about The Billy Goats and Quiet Entertainer before, but in this week's Scene Sean Maloney goes in-depth with the outsiders' outsiders who've made their own hip-hop scene at Cafe Coco. Here's a clip from the article, discussing The Billy Goats:
DJ Eticut, MC Iller and 24/7 bump party rap for people that own Scrabble dictionaries and crates of dollar-bin vinyl: wordy, nerdy and rowdy. Iller is the most ribald rapper on the scene, never getting too blue but certainly saying some things that would make your mama blush--with his tongue planted firmly in cheek. Humor and satire play a large role in the flows that fly around Coco, to the point where The Tennessean's Mark Mays sorta questioned Nerd's sincerity, but The Goats are the champions of fun. They're more like the kids wildin' out in the back of science class, Bunsen-burning back issues of Mad magazine.
And here are some choice tracks to bop along to, if you please:
Of course, you can also go check it for yourself; on the Coco slate for this week: Quiet Entertainer Friday night, E.T. late Friday. And yo, check out the slideshow for more photos.