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Playbac

"Home Grown Toes"

Musicians

Genre: Hip-hop / Rap

Sound description: A Bronx-born, bicoastal-raised rapper, Playbac has put his childhood experiences to good use, blending East and West Coast hip-hop styles to create a vibe that’s part A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, and Dilated Peoples. -The Indy

Web site: http://myspace.com/playbac

Email: playbac777@hotmail.com

History

Born in South Bronx, Playbac grew up on both coasts, absorbing hip-hop from its beginnings and developing his own rap technique, which blends his influences, including Rakim, EPMD, KRS 1, and A Tribe Called Quest.

Playbac was a member of the Santa Barbara based hip-hop crew The Liborators. He has performed at Victoria Theatre, SOhO, the Coach House, and Cooney’s. He was the co-host of the Santa Barbara Community Access hip-hop television show “The Liborators.” Playbac performed with Matt McCavene after winning the KJEE Battle of the Bands in 2006, and opened for Eddie Money at the Black & Blue Ball.

Upcoming shows

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Formed

Santa Barbara, CA

Influences

Guru (Gangstarr), Jungle Brothers, Erik B & Rakim, EPMD, Safir, MF Doom, Prince, DeAngelo, Marvin Gaye, Roy Ayers, The Blackbirds (Donald Bird)

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