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“The Black Cloud Tour” To Feature Cappadonna, Army Of The Pharoahs, King Magnetic, Block McCloud & More!

The Black Cloud Tour

Originating from the east coast, The Black Cloud will spread over the country this spring bringing a downpour of that real and raw hip hop. Announced today The Black Cloud Tour will feature Wu-Tang Clan swordsman Cappadonna with Army Of The Pharoahs spitters King Magnetic and Block McCloud as well as up and coming emcees Kromeatose (Disturbia Music Group) and GQ nothin’ Pretty (King Mag Music). In addition the California dates on March 15th and 16th will include Sean Priceand select east coast dates will include Edo G. Latest details on each artist and tour dates below (more tour dates to be announced shortly).

-CAPPADONNA – The official 10th member of The Wu-Tang Clan is promoting his latest solo album The Pilgrimage which was release on Chamber Musik /Fat Beats Records this past November. Known as one of the illest spitters in the Park Hill Projects (AKA Killa Hill) during Wu-Tang’s formative years, the other Clan members acknowledge Cappadonna’s influence on their development. He made his national debut on Raekwon‘s classic solo debut “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx” album (1995) as well as being heavily featured on Ghostface Killah‘s solo debut “Iron Man”(1996). He then made several prominent appearances on Wu Tang Clan’s second album“Wu-Tang Forever” (1997) and released his solo debut “The Pillage” in 1998. The Pillage was predominantly produced by The RZA and True Master. He went on to release 5 more solo albums, “The Yin and the Yang” in 2001, “The Struggle” in 2003, 2008’s “The Cappatilize Project”“Slang Prostitution” in 2009 & now The Pilgrimage. He is also a member of Ghostface Killah’s Theodore Unit and has made appearances on most Ghostface Killah projects.

-BLOCK McCLOUD – A veteran of New York City’s underground Hip-Hop scene, Block McCloud has recently emerged as the artist of choice both for his skills as a seasoned lyricist and for his ability to craft and sing choruses. He has embellished tracks featuring the likes of Jedi Mind TricksVinnie PazThe ClipsePaul Wall,Sean PriceSick Jacken and has recently recorded with such artists as Method ManKurupt and Ras Kass. He is also a member of the Jedi Mind Tricks super-crew,Army of the Pharaohs and is currently spearheading his own musical collective Disturbia Music including his own solo releases. His set features KromeatoseMore Info:

-KING MAGNETIC – Seasoned mic veteran King Magnetic (also a full member of The Army Of The Pharaohs and member of the duo “The King And The Cauze” with good friend, Reef The Lost Cauze) has several certified DJ Whoo Kid/Shadyville mixtapes under his belt. As a producer his work was featured on ESPN and as an emcee his notable recording appearances include work with: SkyzooKRS-OneImmortal TechniqueJedi Mind TricksJoell OrtizSlug of AtmosphereSean Price,Gen Steele(Smif N Wessun) and many more. Magnetic’s commanding presence (standing at 6’9) on and off stage, has earned him a die-hard fan-base and respect from his peers. He is releasing his new project “Everything’s A Gamble 3” via King Mag Music on March 13, 2012. More info: or Facebook at:

-KROMEATOSE AKA The Mekanikal Mind is a Brooklyn born, Staten Island bred underground renaissance man who any old school head would be proud to rep. He isBlock Mccloud‘s right hand “machine”, his personal engineer and hype”machine” on stage. More info:

-GQ NOTHIN’ PRETTY – GQ is a tri-state battle veteran from Allentown, PA. In the late 90’s and early 2000’s he placed in various events including several End of the Weak competitions and the Philly Blaze Battle. During that time he also shared stages with KRS-OneEdo GBig Pun,Mobb DeepJuelz SantanaJim Jones,Xzibitand many others. More recently, GQ has toured Europe with King Magnetic as well as the U.S. with Edo. G and The King & The Cauze. With his upcoming album with King Magnetic and Enemy Soil’s Grim Reaperz, GQ looks to solidify his name in underground hip-hop. More info:

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3/02/2012 Providence, RI – Sunset Bar & Grille
3/04/2012 Lexington, KY – Cosmic Charlie’s
3/05/2012 St. Louis, MO – Club Viva
3/06/2012 Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
3/7/2012 Lincoln, NE – Rye Room @ Bourbon Theatre
3/09/2012 Casper, WY – The Venue
3/10/2012 Salt Lake City, UT – Bar Deluxe
3/12/2012 Albuquerque, NM – Leo’s Nightclub
3/13/2012 El Paso, TX – TBA
3/14/2012 Phoenix, AZ- TBA
3/15/2012 Pasadena, CA – The Terrace with Sean Price
3/16/2012 Santa Ana, CA – Malone’s with Sean Price
3/19/2012 South Lake Tahoe, CA – Mo’s Place
3/20/2012 Sparks, NV – The Alley
3/22/2012 Bozeman, MT – The Zebra Lounge
3/25/2012 Sioux Falls, SD – Boonies Bar & BBQ
3/28/2012 Berwyn, IL – Tiger O’ Stylies
3/29/2012 Grand Rapids, MI – Billy’s Lounge
3/30/2012 Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s
3/31/2012 Philadelphia, PA – Tacony Billards with Edo G
4/01/2012 Atlantic City, NJ – Le Grand Fromage hosted by Edo G