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  Fri, May 24
09:00 PM

  421 N 7th St
Philadelphia, Para,United States 19123

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Chances are, if you are anywhere near the Detroit music scene, you've heard of the influential hip hop trio that makes up Slum Village. The group was founded in the early 90?s by 3 childhood friends: Baatin, T3, rapper and producer J Dilla, who all grew up together in the Conant Gardens neighborhood of Detroit, MI. After leaving Pershing High School, the trio began to forge a path into the Detroit underground hip hop scene and quickly found themselves steadily gaining popularity, where they originally went by the name Ssenepod. In 1991 the group changed their name to Slum Village recording their first album "Vol. 1?, in Dilla's basement and RJ Rice Studios, it was critically acclaimed in the Detroit underground scene, later finding its way into the hands of A Tribe Called Quest's own Q-Tip, who played it for some of hip hop's elite, such as Busta Rhymes, Questlove, and D'angelo. Slum Village landed their first record deal in 1998 with Barak/AM records. Due to label politics, the