Address: Via Mannelli, 2, FlorenceDate: Saturday 27 April 22:30 - 04:00
FELINE FUNK closes the season and celebrates Liberation with Davide Shorty's intense concert and the Funk Shui Project band in full force for the #TerapiadiGruppoTour, an explosion of soul, funk, hip hop expertly chiseled by the dj set of the magical Biga and enriched by the unpublished paintings of the collective Calimaia.
Admission: € 8
♫ DAVIDE SHORTY - Davide Shorty is a Sicilian singer-songwriter, rapper and producer who combines the technique of rap with melodies and harmonies of soul. After being part of the Combomastas' group and having released the solo album "Piccolo (2016 Davide Edition)" (2007), the single "` U Tagghiamu `Stu Palluni ...?!" (2008) and the album "Shorty VS The Supa Produsa" (2010) moved to London to embark on a new path. In 2012 he founded the band Retrospective for Love with which he traced numerous prestigious stages in Europe, also opening for one of the pioneers of the neo soul, Bilal, and the young prodigy Jordan Rakei with whom Davide collaborates as backing vocalist "Retrospective for Love EP" (2014) is their discographic debut between hip-hop, soul, dub / reggae and the purest experimentation , followed in 2017 by the first official album "Random Activities of a Heart" (Wormfood Records). In 2015 he took part in the IX edition of X Factor, finishing third. His debut EP "Davide Shorty" contains the hit "My Soul Trigger". In 2016 he signed for Macro Beats and released the single "Cosa vorrei". "Straniero" is his first official album, released on February 24th 2017 for Macro Beats. His Straniero Tour 2017 counts more than 40 dates in Italy, including the openings for Solange Knowles and Robert Glasper Experiment (with Serena Brancale and AINÉ) and for Robert Glasper Trio. Also in 2017 he took part in the God First European Tour by mr jukes. In 2018 he produced the group therapy album with the Funk Shui Project.
♫ FUNK SHUI PROJECT - Project conceived and born by the minds of Jeremy & Mr.20 in 2007. The first signs of the concreteness of intent are beginning to be perceived between 2010 and 2011 with the collaborations of the Funk Shui Project with a part of the Calabrian scene led by Kiave and followed by Casa del Crudo, Dongocò & GiaGià. The EP "4 Mc's" is released for BM Records, followed by the opening of Elzhi's Italian live (Slum Village) at the Hiroshima Mon Amour in Turin. Meanwhile, Natty Dub, the breed producer and keyboard player of the Poor Man Style team, joins the team. 2012 sees the expansion of human-artistic relations with Hyst, Poor Man Style & Willie Peyote and related collaborations. Born "Groovebox vol.1" mixtape of only vinyls made by Dj Koma & Funk Shui Project where inside is also the song "Il problema non è" with which the partnership with Willie Peyote that from that day will become the lead voice of the group.
The entry of the Peyote is the piece that was missing for the natural task of the realization of an album, central theme of 2013. It passes all year round and finally on April 1, 2014 the first homonymous official album is released with the Hyst, E- Green & Sabrina Pallini. In 2018 they released the album "Group therapy" with Davide Shorty.
♫ BIGA - Dj, producer and collector based in Florence, Francesco Bigazzi is a true cult artist among all the enthusiasts and insiders who have been watching the Italian electronic scene for years. Admired and appreciated by many colleagues who consider him a very important influence in terms of taste and research, in his eclectic and instructive sets he always tries to go further, building journeys that drag from the coasts of South America to Africa, passing through the sounds that crowd the most remote and fascinating corners of Europe and Asia.
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