Chali 2na – 2013 Spruce Moose Artist Spotlight
We are pleased to announce that founding member of Jurassic 5, entrepreneur, musician, and renaissance man – Chali2na – will be joining the Spruce Moose lineup playing on August 31 at Big Sky Resort!
With his unmistakable baritone voice and 6-and-a-half foot charm, Chali 2na has established himself not only as one of hip-hop’s preeminent and charismatic personalities, but has also garnered renowned praise as a highly respected artist across a wide spectrum of mediums.
Most known for his association with the groups Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli, Chali released his debut solo album Fish Outta Water in 2009. Since then he has been touring the world with his 3-piece live band know as the House Of Vibe.
Breathing new life into his musical past, in December of 2012 he announced “Against The Current.” The music and art project will combine a variety of genre specific EPs and a coffee table book feature original art and photography from Chali himself. The project can be pre-ordered via PledgeMusic, where fans can interact and get exclusive and private videos, incentive packages, and one-of-a-kind items created by Chali 2na and will be released to the general public by publisher, Gingko Press.
This year, Chali 2na has reunited with the LA Hip Hop collective, Jurassic 5 for a run of festival appearances the began with Coachella in April.