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Event Archive - The Legendary Mickey Factz hits Lucky: Mickey Factz, Pocket Kings, Illan, Touch Bass

Fri. February 26th 2010 10 - 2 doors at 10 Lucky Bar (No Minors) 10 - 2 doors at 10
$15
Tickets at: http://www.ticketweb.ca/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=1125105, Lyles Place, Ditch Records & Cds
Presented by: Surge Ahead
Helming from the boogie down Bronx, the birth place of Hip-Hop, Mickey Factz isn’t your traditional “b-boy.” As he told the Fader Magazine, “I was always somebody who didn’t want to be like everyone else…I need to be looked at, gawked at.” Wearing raw denim from Rag & Bone, a Rocksmith Tokyo leather bomber, Prada specs and a pair of Supra, he’s more Moon Walker than Child of the Ghetto. However, this unconventional child of the ghetto is the archetype for today’s New Artist.

Always ahead of the curve, Mickey Factz has been releasing free downloadable mixtapes since 2006. In the winter of 2007, he broke out reaching worldwide praises with the release of “Heaven’s Fallout.” On “Heaven’s Fallout,” Mickey Factz took us on his internal search for clarity and meaning in his journey towards self-enlightenment. We listened intently as the abstract psyche of an artist came into full focus as he confided in us about his aspirations, relationships, and vices. Laying his narrative over an eclectic array of music from alternative to rock to electronic while still embracing his foundations, Mickey Factz christens “Heaven’s Fallout” as the genesis of the new sound of hip-hop for a new generation.

Pocket Kings (Hip Hop)

Pocket Kings are: Scram and Saint (born: Alex Miller and Kyle Behan). Two Victoria MC’s who want to spread their message of an honest, working man’s hip-hop. The former baggage “handlers” at Victoria International came together in 2006 and have been developing into one of the city’s finer products. They pride themselves on their exciting ... more info
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