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Coffeehouse Soul Sessions with The GroovaLottos Every Month in Dedham, MA

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Song Keepers, Ltd and the Dedham Square Coffeehouse presents Coffeehouse SoulSessions, a monthly soul music cabaret, featuring live musics by Grammy nominees, The GroovaLottos and an A-list of guest…Continue

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The ZYG 808 - Coming July 25th - #TheConcerto

The Concerto is the debut solo single from The ZYG 808's forthcoming album, "The Intro" Find it on iTunes, Spotify, Applemusic, and Amazon!! For More info, V...
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The ZYG 808 Talks About Launching His New Label, Soul Poets Records

15 year-old Hip-Hop Jazz Artist co-founds record label focusing on Hip-Hop, Break-Beats, and Dance Music, as he prepares for the release of his debut solo project, "The Concerto" as well as other upcoming projects on the table."Y'all out here still takin' advances, huh? Me and my ni--as takin' real chances, uh..." -'The…See More
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The Return of Beats, Lyrics & Skills: The ZYG On The Re-Birth of Boom Bap Hip-Hop

As Mumble and Emo Rap are being touted as the sound of a new hip-hop generation, the same generation struggles to rise from the record industry imposed monolithic pigeon hole of banal music. Sitting in the control room at Area Twenty-Two, listening to the post mastering session playback of the various mixes of "The…See More
Jun 12
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The GroovaLottos Bring The Party to Provincetown @ Focsicles

The Phunk Hits 2018 summer concert tour is in full swing and the next stop is Focsicles in Provincetown, this coming Saturday.The next stop on the party train is on Saturday, June 2 at Focsicles at the Governor Bradford, 312 Commercial Street, Provincetown. Doors open at 7:30pm for an 8PM show. $10 cover at the door. Focsicles is a…See More
May 29
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Touring, Recording and Music Videos Are The ZYG 808's Summer Plans

Hip-Hop Jazz Artist The ZYG 808 looks at the summer ahead as a featured artist on The Phunk Hits 2018 tour and working on his debut album, "The Intro".Playing four shows in a row is a sign of things to come for The ZYG 808, as this past week was Haley House Bakery on Thursday, Southport on Friday, Dedham Square…See More
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The GroovaLottos Begin Summer Tour At Beatnik's In Worcester

Grammy nominated soul-funk-blues band kick-off The Phunk Hits 2018 with a show at Beatnik's in Worcester. Listen to their music on WICN's "Soul Serenade" Monday nights 7 - 10 pm.The summer concert tour season is upon us! This coming Saturday night, the place to be is Beatnik's, 433Park Ave, Worcester at 9 PM when The GroovaLottos turn the room into a party. Saturday, May 26th is the first date of The Phunk Hits 2018, a concert tour featuring the 4-time Grammy nominated band The GroovaLottos and…See More
May 21
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Soul Poet's Syndicate - FLIPPIN' feat. Young $umo, The ZYG and JJ Nice [Official Music Video]

FLIPPIN' is a song the drops some truths about the opioid crisis directing their message at the grassroots cause, the dealers. Opioid related deaths are on t...
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The GroovaLottos
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The GroovaLottos are a soul-funk band of seasoned and award-winning studio and touring soul, funk, jazz and blues players. Said to play with their souls instead of their hands, The GroovaLottos are contemporary Cherokee, Choctaw, and Wampanoag 'Song Keepers' bringing strong medicine in the form of soul-funk.

The GroovaLottos consist of Eddie Ray Johnson, drums and vocals; Mwalim "DaPhunkee Professor", keyboards and vocals; and Melvin Coombs on bass.

The GroovaLottos are available for gigs, events, sessions, festivals, powwows, private functions, workshops, and residencies. Also offering lectures on Afro- Native music.
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Musicians, singers and songwriters.
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Question For Bands: Genre?
Soul - Funk - Blues
Band Question - Band Members:
Eddie Ray Johnson - Drums & Vox
Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor - Keys & Vox
Melvin Coombs - Bass
Band Question - Sounds like:
Sly & The Family Stone
James Brown
Rufus Thomas
Jimmy Smith
Grant Greene
Band Question - Musical Influences:
The people we sound like
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The GroovaLottos Added To The Rhythm & Roots Festival

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 8:30am 0 Comments

The Tomaquag Museum and Charlestown’s Rhythm & Roots Festival are adding The GroovaLottos — a Wampanoag-led, Grammy nominated soul-funk-blues band, to the festival’s lineup, marking the first time a Native American led group will be featured.

Charlestown, RI-…


"The Concerto" by The ZYG 808 Drops July 25th

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 7:08am 0 Comments

New debut single by Hip-hop Jazz artist, The ZYG 808 goes live on iTunes, Spotify and other streaming and download services Wednesday, July 25th.

Bronx, NY - Gaining much positive attention from reviewers, club and podcast DJs, "The Concerto" by The ZYG 808 is poised to…


The ZYG 808 On Bringing His #RealBeatz Style To The People

Posted on July 5, 2018 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Some of the original venues to present Hip-hop include Block Parties and community events. In this tradition, The ZYG 808 brings his sound and message to the people on The Phunk Hits 2018 summer tour.

Last Saturday was the "4 Corners Day" celebration in Dorchester, MA, a family oriented event for the community held in Mother's Rest Park. The next day was an outdoor performance in Lopes Square in Provincetown, where a crowd gathered to hear the young MC flex his style.…


The GroovaLottos Play DC This Weekend!!!

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 1:05pm 0 Comments

The Phunk Hits 2018 Summer Concerto Tour adds two shows in Washington DC for The GroovaLottos and The ZYG 808 on July 6 and July 7.

This coming Weekend, The GroovaLottos will be playing two shows in Washington DC as a part of their The Phunk Hits 2018 summer concert tour.

July 6th the band will…


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