All Star Opera
Bohemian Hip Hop. Based out of SEATTLE, All Star Opera is a 6 piece live hip hop collective, balancing a diversity of talents and influences. Fronted by two emcees, Sam Osborn aka Oz (MC, Vocals) & Carter Gyasi Gilbert-Bass aka Flow Carter (MC, Vocals, Trumpet) and backed by a four instrumentalists: Seth McDonald (Keys, Vocals), Will Greenburg (Guitar, Vocals), Tylee Toyoda (Drums) & Keith Gledhill (Bass); All Star Opera is a unique blend of the collective musical influences of each individual member.
After years of existing in multiple iterations, the lineup was finalized in Spring 2016 and the band set forth in finishing their next project. That Fall, the new collective released their debut effort, the Shifting States EP (2016). The following year was dominated by performance and recording for All Star Opera; the band continued to perform regularly, building a reputation around town for their energetic live shows whilst writing and recording their debut full length effort at Robert Lang Studios. In September 2017, the band embarked on a 15 date tour of the West Coast as main support for Seattle hip hop duo, the Knowmads. In October, All Star Opera released their eponymously titled debut LP, All Star Opera (2017).