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Spanspek Spotlight: Waterbox Inc.

Good morning everybody! It's late as I write this and there's too many things to do and a whole lot of sleep to be had!  So lets get to it!

Next up in our spotlight series is Fresno progressive hip hop act WATERBOX INC.!
Here's what the fine folks at What Iz music site wrote about the group in a 2015 interview:

"For those that don’t know, Central California in the last ten years has flourished with Hip-Hop activity and is quickly becoming known as a prime Hip-Hop pitstop for just about anybody that has a record out. With all the different styles making their mark throughout the city one group in particular caught our attention that you may not be familiar with but should definitely be on the watch for. [That group] is Hip Hop collective Waterbox Inc. The crew features multiple emcees, multiple instrumentalists, and a producer/drummer providing the canvases for the group to experiment with. Their unique blend of sounds and influences is evident on their new E.P. "Dinner With the Flies", especially the title track, which perfectly blends their musical styles together.

I first saw this group in a Clovis industrial park of all places, and they...were...bonkers! Soulful hooks colliding with cryptic beats and mischievous flows.  Kind of like a mix of Beastie Boys and El-P, and maybe acid or something?  The shit can get pretty trippy. It's a hip hop group with the energy of a punk band. This is gonna rip folks.

For more information on Waterbox Inc., please visit the following:

Twitter

The group will be releasing a follow up to their excellent Dinner with the flies. EP later this year, as well as a collab album between Waterbox members TSON//MUSIK and Thom Khat.  You can hear the first single off their album below.

These guys are straight using the Wu-Tang model.  I fully expect to see a Waterbox Inc. silver & nickel plated secret album to be sold for $1,000,000 in the near future.  


Thanks for reading and we'll see you soon with another post about the bands playing Spanspek 2015!

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