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WI  USA
January 29, 2006
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THE MOST HOTTEST ASIAN/HMONG HIP HOP/ RAP GROUP IN THIS NATION.. Visit: www.shaolinent.com - Support Independent Hip-Hop We are an Hip Hop group by the name of "RARE" located here in the Midwest. Milwaukee to be exact. Shaolin Entertainment is the label. RARE consists of three members "MO JOE", "ELFY", and "TOMSON". This trio rocks the mic like no other MC you've ever heard. They truly possess the essence of hip hop entertainment. The name "RARE" truly describes the level of their performance, creating what we now know and love "RARE", thus starting the hip-hop revolution for the Asian community. The leader of this rap trio "MO JOE" Joe is multi- talented. MOE JOE started as a solo performer and has since joined with two other members of his family Tomson and Elfy to create what we now know and love "RARE", thus starting the hip-hop revolution for the Asian community. RARE has performed in Milwaukee at the RAVE/EAGLES ballroom and Asian moon festival, in Chicago on X-POZ'E T.V. show, Fresno, Ca. at the RAINBOW Ballroom, St. Paul, MN. At the Aldrich arena. RARE has opened up for many mainstream artist such as Yukmouth of the Luniz, TRAE from DJs screw screwed up click, CAP-ONE of 40 thieves, T-DAWG of Warner bro. Rec., and recently KANYE WEST of roccafella, CLIPSE of star trak, N.E.R.D.S. of the neptunes, LYRICS BORN of BlacKalicious/ CUTCHEMIST, TWISTA of Atlantic recording co., and Black Eye Peas. What makes RARE a hot commodity are several elements? Number one would be their great attitude, consistency, dedication to their craft, they write and produce their own music, last but not least they keep it all in the family. They get along so well. They have already produced and marketed three of their albums on their own. These albums are sold in Chicago, Minnesota, California, Milwaukee, North Carolina, and so forth. We are looking to building relationships with all community and charitable organizations, recording companies, mature model services, musicians, publications, and so forth. Our mission is to add a different blend of style in to our community. We want to keep the violence off the streets and out of our communities as well. We want to capture the attention of the younger generation thus leading to a better and cleaner world in the future. People helping people. We promise to bring a fun, peaceful, and clean atmosphere to those around us. To strengthen the community with knowledege, wisdom, and unity through music. We are targeting the mainstream industry and attacking the minds of politics to further the movement and emergence of our dreams. You could visit our website to get full resume of us. You'll find everything you need including our history and what we've done in the pass. Also, if you're bored, you can join our message forums. Relax and chill. Discuss anything from relationships, music, sports, culture, just fool around. Have a good and fun conversation. Visit: www.shaolinent.com
Band/artist history
Shaolin Entertainment is: Mo Joe Elfie Tomson RARE RESUME (Performances, Radio, and Television Broadcasting) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Performances MILWAUKEE The Rave: Opened up for Lyrics Born and Diverse March 17, 2004 Opened up for Kanye West and Dilated Peoples March 28, 2004 Opened up for Black Eyed Peas, N.E.R.D. of the Neptunes, and Clipse April 6, 2004 Opened up for Twista (Kamikaze release) May 23, 2004 Headliners: DEFUSION LOUNGE WARREN, MI AUGUST 19TH, 2006 Headliners: Asian Moon Festival June 2000 to 06 Great Lakes Dragaway Wisconsin State Fair Park Milwaukee Summerfest Grounds Asian Moon Club - (Various) Thai Joes Bangkok Orchid The Rox Club Pure Def Jam in the house! Karens Night Club Memorial Serb Hall RICE PALACE CLUB REMEDY - The Hottest new club in Lansing, MI March 25, 2006 Cabooze Club minneapolis, mn CHICAGO -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Opened up for Yukmouth of Rap-A-Lot Ruff Ryder's in the house Cap One in the house August 24, 2003 @ Vaughans Opened up for Trae and Dirty of Rap-A-Lot @ Voyeur's 2003 X-Poze Backyard Bash 2004 P-Child of C.O.G. and Ruff Ryders in the house Robert Moneys Playerette Ball April 19th, 2004 Magic Don Juan in the house Taste Entertainment Center (WGCI Mike Love and The Movement, Power 92.3) Headliners: Cotton Club Club Reunion House of Kicks X-Poz'e Studios CALIFORNIA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rare @ Rainbow Ballroom Fresno, CA Dec 2003 Feat: The Bay Areas DJ Jose Melendez of Wild 94.9 Sell out crowd of 2,200 capacity. Rainbow Ballroom - Fresno, CA New Year's Eve 2004-05 Feat: DJ B-Down of "B 95" Fresno Fairgrounds MINNESOTA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Headliners: Aldrich Arena St. Paul, MN July 2001 Sell out crowd of 2,000 capacity Aldrich Arena St. Paul, MN July 2003 Sell out crowd of 2,000 capacity River Center Club Quest WISCONSIN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Headliners Oshkosh: Eagles Club 2002 The Cage (various) The Cage Kiss Fm 95.9 in the house Green Bay: Cock N Bull Club Manhattan 2002 Brown County Arena MICHIGAN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Flint: The Purple Moon 2003 Lansing: Club Remedy - March 2006 ATLANTA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Exclusive Builtmore House Club Frequency Hot 107 in the house COMMUNITY SERVICE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- UW Fox Valley - Food of All Nations - Appleton 2005 Uw-Morris - Minnesota Nov 2005 Korean Festival - Chicago 2005 UW Eau-Claire 2002 UW-La Crosse 2003 & 2005 UW-Parkside Asian Club Campus Tour UW-Whitewater El Carnival 2002 and 2003 Marquette University 2003 Carrol College UW-GB High School Development Program Riverside High School School Dance 2003 Washington High School Dance 2003 Martin Luther High Night time activities 2003 Asian Moon Festival 2000 and 2003 Waukesha Expo Center Wisconsin State Fair Park - Automobile Family Show 2004 Wisconsin Expo Center 2004 - Milwaukee Hmong New Year Milwaukee Summerfest Grounds St. Michaels Church Milwaukee Hmong Education Advancements Inc. 2000 Christmas Programs (various) Radio -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- V100 Milwaukee, WI (Doc B) (Talent Night Tuesdays) 91.7 WMSE Milwaukee, WI (Interview) 2001 and 2003 U of De Paul (Radio Interview) Sept. 2003 UW Whitewater (Campus Radio) WNOV Radio Station Milwaukee, WI WUWM Radio 89.7 Milwaukee, WI Power 92.3 Chicago, IL Kiss FM 95.9 Green Bay 2002 www.htyradio.com Hmong Wisconsin Radio - 2005 California Hmong Radio Wild 94.9 Bay Area (California) FM 98 WJLB - Detroit, Michigan Television Broadcasting X-Poze Television Chicago, IL Every Thursdays on Channel 25 SPNN Studios St. Paul, MN
Have you performed in front of an audience?
YEA WE PERFORM LIVE...BEEN AT IT FOR YEARS...IT COMES EASY... WE'VE PERFORMED ALL ACROSS THE NATION...NO, REALLY, WE HAVE...AND IT DON'T STOP THERE...IT ONLY GETS BIGGER...READ THE ESSAY ON THE BAND HISTORY BELOW... THERE ARE ALWAYS SPECIAL MOMENTS EVERYTIME WE PERFORM... THE MAIN ONES ARE WHEN THE CROWDS GO CRAZY ASKIN FOR A CERTAIN TRACK TO PERFORM...THATS WHAT I'M TALKIN ABOUT
Your musical influences
THE ARCHITECTS...TOO MANY KEY PLAYERS IN THE GAME, FROM HIP HOP TO WHATEVER... ERRYTHING MUSIC HAS IT'S OWN INFLUENCES...BASICALLY, IF YOU'RE A PART OF THE FUTURE...YOU INFLUENCE US
What equipment do you use?
HARDWARE AND PARTIAL SOFTWARE... THE KORG EXTREME IS MY MONEY/HEAT MAKER FA REALS...THE BEST QUALITY IN THE MIDWEST... COME IN AND SEE FOR YOURSELF... DO YOU PAY FOR STUDIO TIME? PRESENT YOUR PRICES TO US AND WE'LL OUTMATCH ANYBODY, GUARANTEED. TOP NOTCH PROFESSIONAL QUALITY. THE HOTTEST BEATS... MOST PROFESSIONAL SOUND... PLAYAZ PRICE!
Anything else?
DAWG YA AINT GETTIN ANY YOUNGER KEEP GRINDIN, AND KNOW THE BUSINESS BEFORE YA SIGN SHIETS... DO YOUR HOMEWORK!!! COME ENJOY THE SHAOLIN TEMPLE WHERE WE MASTER OUR ART AND PREPARE OUR MINDS... NO PARTICULAR CITY, WE'RE WELL-ROUNDED... NATIONWIDE...SOON TO BE WORLDWIDE!!! IF YOU NEED BEATS OR PRODUCTIONS HOLLA @ ME 414-699-7286 ASK FOR JOE
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