Runaway Productions Presents:
Hosted by Jessie Sponberg
The Chicharones were formed at the South by Southwest Festival, when Sleep and Josh Martinez were just two ambitious guys trying to make it big. On the verge of their own solo careers, the two artists combined forces, and in the following decade, toured the world, sold over a 100,000 albums, and solidified their place as one of the best live shows in underground hip hop. They’ve licensed songs to NBA, MTV, ESPN, The Movies and multiple TV shows. Over time, the Chicharones have also become adults. After three years in the studio, they have created a living ode to the trials and tribulations of their 20s and the party that just won’t die.
Bad Habitat: Intent on making intelligent, yet high energy music, Bad Habitat has developed an aggressive, progressive sound that incorporates real life lyricism mixed with over the top braggadocio and an original flavor of beats (primarily provided in-house by members Flawless and Matt Murdock). Drawing influence from multiple genres, ranging from punk and classic rock to early hip hop, indie funk and 80′s pop, Bad Habitat has created a hybrid of styles rolled into an easily accessible sound that would feel just as natural blasting from a frat party as it would rocking a mosh pit!
Rahim Thornhill has been writing songs since he was about ten and performing since he was about fourteen. His musical style includes classic-rock, hip-hop, funk, jazz, and everything in between. He’s played with numerous bands in Maine, Oregon, and New York.