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¡Mayday!

03/07/18 | 9:30 PM

Mercury Lounge

217 E. Houston Street Map

212-260-4700

$13 and up


07-03-2018 12:00:00 07-03-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York ¡Mayday! | 9:30 PM They've performed with Lil Wayne, collaborated with Cee Lo Green and toured extensively with labelmate Tech N9ne. No matter whom they work with or who hears their music, ¡Mayday! quickly impresses whoever hears its diverse music and sees its riveting live show. So when it came time for Wrekonize (rapper), Bernz (rapper) and company to name its second Strange Music album, the group felt Believers best represented its progression for two reasons. "When it comes to our sound, we have a lot of different things in it so a lot of times it's hard to define, but the one common thread is that as soon as people hear it, they become Believers and it's something that resonates with them," Bernz says. "On a more esoteric level, we chose the title because we believe and the people we roll with believe that you ask the universe for things and you get them in return. You have to believe in what you want and believe it to achieve it." To this end, the Miami-based crew jumpstarts Believers with the energetic tag-team raps of Bernz and Wrekonize on the driving title track before delivering a rousing reggae-tinged declaration of their potency on "Shots Fired." "We try to start our albums with a bang," Bernz says. "It's our time to become the group that everybody wants us to be. 'Shots Fired' is us claiming our spot. We feel like we put out great music and that our sound could appeal to a lot of people." ¡Mayday! takes a more introspective stance on "Unplug." On this collaboration with Kardinal Offishall, Bernz and Wrekonize examine the ways our lives are affected by how we connect to people and to technology. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=276193 Mercury Lounge Mercury Lounge

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They've performed with Lil Wayne, collaborated with Cee Lo Green and toured extensively with labelmate Tech N9ne. No matter whom they work with or who hears their music, ¡Mayday! quickly impresses whoever hears its diverse music and sees its riveting live show. So when it came time for Wrekonize (rapper), Bernz (rapper) and company to name its second Strange Music album, the group felt Believers best represented its progression for two reasons. "When it comes to our sound, we have a lot of different things in it so a lot of times it's hard to define, but the one common thread is that as soon as people hear it, they become Believers and it's something that resonates with them," Bernz says. "On a more esoteric level, we chose the title because we believe and the people we roll with believe that you ask the universe for things and you get them in return. You have to believe in what you want and believe it to achieve it." To this end, the Miami-based crew jumpstarts Believers with the energetic tag-team raps of Bernz and Wrekonize on the driving title track before delivering a rousing reggae-tinged declaration of their potency on "Shots Fired." "We try to start our albums with a bang," Bernz says. "It's our time to become the group that everybody wants us to be. 'Shots Fired' is us claiming our spot. We feel like we put out great music and that our sound could appeal to a lot of people." ¡Mayday! takes a more introspective stance on "Unplug." On this collaboration with Kardinal Offishall, Bernz and Wrekonize examine the ways our lives are affected by how we connect to people and to technology.

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