Local Band Network Member Since: April 4, 2011
Last Update: April 4, 2011
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Hip Hop, Alternative
Having done over a hundred shows nationally, a fifteen city tour across Australia, and a hand full of shows in Canada & Mexico The Literates are no stranger to providing a great live performance. From performing in smaller venues to festivals like Guerilla Unions, "Smoke Out" and Dub Magazines, "Dub Show", they were able to share the stage with some of the biggest acts in the industry like Deftones, Slipknot, Cypress Hill, Sublime, Pennywise, Snoop Dogg and The Dirty Heads.
With a fan base that expands from The United States to Australia, South America, Europe and Japan, The Literates have come together to create a movement that cannot be denied! Coming from Los Angeles California, The Literates are making their mark!
Affiliations: Cypress Hill, Kottonmouth Kings
Headlined spring break tour in Mexico. (Cabo San Lucas/ La Paz/ Mazatlan)
Headlined & sold out show at The House Of Blues (Hollywood, CA)
Support act for Kottonmouth Kings Australian Tour. (Bunbury, WA/ Perth, W.A/ Adelaide, S.A/ Canberra, Capitol Territory/ Melbourne, VIC/ Frankston, VIC/ Sydney, NSW/ New Castle, NSW/ Towradgi, NSW/ Mona Vale, NSW/ Coolangatta, QLD/ Brisbane, QLD/ Maroochydore, QLD)
Support act for Cypress Hills annual "420" show at The Fillmore. (San Francisco, CA)
Support act for Cypress Hills annual "420" show at The Warfield Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
Support act for Dub Magazines, "Dub Show" (San Bernardino, CA)
Support act for Kottonmouth Kings, "Freedom Fest" tour in the U.S. (Tempe, AZ/ Las Vegas, Nevada/ San Diego, CA/Orange County, CA)
Support act in Guerilla Unions, "Smoke Out" festival. (San Bernardino, CA)
Support act for Cypress Hills annual, "Haunted Hill" (Hollywood, CA)
Support act for Sen Dog Tour. (Duluth, MN/ Milwaukee, WI/ Chicago, IL/ Detroit, MI/ Toledo, OH/ Sandusky, OH/Saint Petersburg, FL/Jacksonville, FL)
Other artists The Literates have played as support act to: Method Man and Redman, Bad Brains, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Mobb Deep, Goodie Mob, Mack 10, WC, Tech Nine, Geto Boys, Twista, Big B, Immortal Technique, DJ Mix Master Mike, DJ Muggs, Afrika Bambaataa, Swollen Members, Devin The Dude, Hieroglyphics, Dorrough, Paul Wall, Dilated Peoples, Ya Boy, Ron Artest, Slick Rick, OPM, The Beatnuts, Psycho Realm, KRS ONE, Digital Underground, Tha Alkaholiks and more.
Literates have appeared in the following publications:
Dub Magazine, Tru Magazine, Music Plus Tv Magazine, Self Inflict Magazine, Scene Magazine, Jointz Magazine and Back2Basics Magazine
Page Seven Magazine, Vents Magazine, Pimpit.
Literates, "Graff Life" - Over 160K Views Literates, "Unspoken"- Over 67K Views
Literates have been featured on the following radio stations:
Wake Up Show 88.9 We Came From Beyond with Mike Nardon Power 98.3 Phoenix, AZ
Literates have also performed at the following world famous locations:
The Roxy on Sunset, The Whiskey, The Viper room, The Key Club and The House Of Blues.
Literates are sponsored by, House of Stickers http://houseofstickers.com/ Hostility Clothing http://hostilityclothing.com/
Instrumentation Vyz (Vyzualz) - Vocals, studio engineer, Song Writer, Music Production A.N.T.I - Vocals / Songwriter / Music Production / Etc. J-Rez - DJ, Co-Producer
Discography "Unspoken" 2006 "Dont Sleep" 2009 "Blow Your Brains Out" 2011
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