250 State Street
New Haven, CT, 06511
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
dUECE bUG has been making quite a bit of noise on the east coast lately, with his unique blend of hip hop, rock, reggae and edm; accompanied by a polarizing live performance that has become notorious in the area. dUECE raps, plays drums and scratched simultaniously has opened for hip hop heavyweights like Method Man and Redman, B.O.B, Royce da 5'9, Ghostface, Wale, Maino, Sheek Louch of the Lox, KRS ONE, La Coka Nostra, Cory Gunz and most recently, EPMD, Prodigy and Slaughterhouse. He has also performed alongside some of the underground's best known artists like Mr Lif, Fred the Godson, Apathy, Masta Ace, and La Coka Nostra/House of Pain, all within the last 2 years. dUECE bUG has performed at world famous venues such as CBGB's, Toads Place, Webster Theater, The Middle East Boston, The Globe, and The Palladium and has been featured on Vlad TV (over SIX MILLION hits combined), Shade 45 satellite radio, and MTV's Made. Due to his great buzz, he has also had many features on blogs and in the local press, including winning “BEST HIP HOP” in the Hartford Advocate's 2011 Grand Band Slam. (please see links below). dUECE bUG’s versatility fits both hip hop and rock bills alike enabling him to perform at a variety of festivals, including Warped Tour, Rock and Shock Festival with Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper, and Opuspalooza to name a few. One of the hardest working atists in the tri state, dUECE has become a driving force and has defined indie work ethic. He founded the Full Blast Movement in February 2010 with his crew in an effort to unify the underground Hip Hop community in CT.
dUECE made his start in the NY and CT Hardcore/punk scene as a teenager and founded Blacklisted. As a singer/songwriter/frontman, dUECE made a name for himself within the hardcore scene performing on many bills and festivals including a stint on the Warped Tour. He has performed alongside such well known hardcore/metal acts as Hatebreed, AFI, 25 ta Life, Sick Of It All, and Skarhead. dUECE bUG’s hardcore days are definitely still with him as he brings that very same incredible energy and infused antics to every hip hop or rock show he plays.