Hip-hop synth legend Egyptian Lover is playing St. Petersburg next week

He’s at Morph on November 22.

click to enlarge Hip-hop synth legend Egyptian Lover is playing St. Petersburg next week
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Some people think old school rap is what you hear at noon on local radio stations; that now, somehow, consists of Nelly and Ludacris. But do you know about the real OG shit? That roller-skating, breakdancing, early-'80s shit?

The Egyptian Lover’s name may only be remembered by true hip-hop heads and/or older folk, but everyone will recognize the synth magic that is “Egypt, Egypt.

The West Coast musician brings his legendary Roland TR-808 (read: Fancy drum machine) to Morph for the club’s Friday night dance party Freaky Key Key on November 22. Manny Cuevas and Selekta Chang open what’s sure to be a sweaty night-don’t forget to hydrate. More information is available below.

Egyptian Lover w/Manny Cuevas/Selekta Chang. Fri. Nov. 22, 10 p.m. $15. Morph, St. Petersburg. INFO.

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Stephanie Powers

Freelance contributor Stephanie Powers started her media career as an Editorial Assistant long ago when the Tampa Bay Times was still called the St. Petersburg Times. After stints in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she studied improvisation at Second City Hollywood, she came back to Tampa and stayed put.She soon...
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