D/B Recommended: RJD2 @ Cassiopeia Club Berlin / Wednesday, 19.05.2010

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RJD2 is back with his highly anticipated 4th solo album “The Colossus”. Marking the 10th year of his career, the album showcases the myriad of styles RJD2 has spanned as a maverick, respected producer.

[audio:01 – rjd2 – let there be horns.mp3]Collaborating with MC’s, vocalists and various instrumentalists, it displays an urgency and sophistication rarely seen. Weaving together RJD2’s rock solid drums, soulful vibes and horns, samples and everything else available, the album is a kaleidoscopic look both forward and back.

The Colossus is out now via his own label,RJ’s Electrical Connections.

John “RJ” Krohn aka RJD2 is an American music producer, singer and musician. RJD2 was born in Eugene, Oregon, and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was signed to the Definitive Jux label where he released two largely instrumental hip hop albums and has produced tracks for many prominent rappers. However, he has now left Def Jux and has signed with XL Recordings.

RJD2 / Games You Can Win feat. Kenna

His 2004 album, Since We Last Spoke, is a striking departure from his usual style and features RJD2 singing and playing instruments on nearly every track.

In 2009, RJD2 established his own label, RJ’s Electrical Connections and reissued three early records as well as a box set. RJD2’s new full length The Colossus was released on January 19, 2010 on his new label, which is distributed by The Orchard.

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RJD2 LIVE

Wednesday 19th May 2010 | 22:00
Cassiopeia Club / Revaler Straße 99 / 10245 Berlin

http://www.myspace.com/rjd2http://www.cassiopeia-berlin.de

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