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NYC: Nomadic Massive at 92Y Tribeca Thursday, April 7th


Montreal's Nomadic Massive is a multicultural supergroup that takes great pride in their eclectic and energetic live shows. Their commitment to socio-cultural exploration and exchange has solidified their reputation as an outfit that is truly dedicated to using hip-hop as tool for global unity. The group's label, Nomadic Wax, and 92Y will have them on display this Thursday, April 7th at 92YTribeca Main Stage. The show will be hosted by Brooklyn-based MC Hired Gun and Italy's top DJ and producer, DJ Nio, with special guest Kahli Abdu, a Nigerian afrobeat/hip-hop artist, opening the night.

Purchase advance tickets for $12 here, or pay $15 at the door, located at 200 Hudson Street New York, NY 10013.  Doors open at 8:00 PM and the show starts at 9:00 PM.  Check out a video of the headliner Nomadic Massive after the jump, or on visit their website.

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Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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