Live Video: Grieves & Budo

photo by Dave Lichterman

Now based in Seattle, Grieves exploded onto the hip-hop scene in 2007, and when the time came for his follow-up, he teamed up with producer Budo. Together, they’ve crafted two albums that push the boundaries of conventional hip-hop, the latter of which, Together/Apart, dropped earlier this year. Combining horn, guitar, and keyboard elements with traditional beats and grooves, Together/Apart is a tour de force that shows that these young talents have nowhere to go but up. KEXP was privileged to host the duo for a live performance as danceable as it was emotionally affecting.

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4 Comments

  1. BOOOOSH
    Posted December 28, 2011 at 11:46 am | Permalink

    Muthafuckin RHYMESAYERS.

  2. Márcia Luciano
    Posted December 28, 2011 at 12:41 pm | Permalink

    Amazing! :)

  3. William
    Posted December 29, 2011 at 9:35 am | Permalink

    Lightspeed is such a dope track.

  4. Mike
    Posted December 29, 2011 at 9:48 am | Permalink

    Would love to see Grieves and Slug kill it in a song together!

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