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Early-June music: In the hands of the pharoahe

The pharoahe is ready to kill it with his rhymes (Photo: Krik Barvender)
June 1st, 2015 7:00 pm| by Jenna Kleinwort
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Pharoahe Monch
Wed 3 June, 22:00; Pumpehuset; 200kr
Pharoahe Monch, a 42-year-old American rapper from the New York borough of Queens, has been active as an artist since 1987 and slowly made his name as a hip-hop icon.
He was first part of several groups – the most prominent being Organized Konfusion with his partner Prince Poetry – before he went solo.
He is known for complex lyrics and intricate rhyme schemes, which Kool Moe Dee notes “is like an eloquent linguistics professor moonlighting as a rhyme serial killer terrorist”.
In 2014 he released his latest solo album, PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which exhibits hip-hop craft at the highest level.

Toto
Wed 3 June, 20:00; Falconer Salen; 425kr
US rock band Toto are internationally renowned thanks to their multiple Grammy awards. Toto come to Copenhagen to master the stage and play the best tracks from their 19 (!) studio albums. (JK)

Bayside
Wed 3 June, 21:00; BETA; 125kr
American alternative rock band Bayside were founded in 2000 and are still successfully making music. They are now on tour again in Europe with their 2014 album, Cult.