Mon. Feb 6th, 2023

On Saturday, some distinctive musical creativity will fill the San Pedro Creek Tradition Park close to the Alameda Theater.

Konshens The MC, a hip-hop artist, has cast a really totally different technique to convey his message: by combining two musical worlds.

“Merging hip hop and classical music is not one thing new. I feel that it was one thing that I could have been a calling for me to strive the entire time,” Konshens stated.

At school he was skilled to play piano, clarinet and drums. Now, he’s assembled a band of seven classical musicians, and he calls them Classically Dope.

“I actually, actually get excited by introducing individuals to one thing that I do know in the end goes to vary their idea of thought in a optimistic method,” Konshens stated.

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Konshens The MC

From the themes he tackles to his reside supply, that positivity comes by his music.

“I feel that that is really a purposeful mission of mine. Beneath this umbrella of Classically Dope, I consider that music is likely one of the strongest strategies of communication,” he stated.

One of many life occasions that impressed him was the delivery of his son.

Classically Dope LIVE at The Kennedy Middle

“My son Nathaniel has saved my life in so some ways. Having a son gave me numerous construction,” Konshens stated. “And it additionally put me in a spot of understanding that ‘no, this life that you just’re dwelling in proper now is not only for you anymore.’ ”’

Konshens the MC will carry out in San Antonio this weekend as a part of DreamWeek.

“I might ask everyone who’s coming to benefit from the present simply to return with an open thoughts. As a result of … when individuals consider classical music, they give it some thought within the field,” he stated. “What individuals consider hip hop music, they give it some thought in a field.”

Konshens with Classically Dope

He and Classically Dope will play genre-bending music throughout San Pedro Creek from the Alameda Theater within the preserved footprint of the St. James AME Church.

“The historical past behind that and that church and the institution, it is going to be entertaining, however a really non secular second, I consider,” he stated.

Konshens and Classically Dope will play Saturday and a pair of p.m. and the live performance is free.

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