Living Legends member Eligh is prepping the release of his latest offering, Grey Crow. The Los Angeles based emcee spoke with us about the new project last year while Grouch and Eligh were promoting their Say G&E project. In an unprinted portion of that interview, Eligh spoke about why he chose that title, stating that he’s had an affinity for crows for quite some time, even referring to himself as “The Crow” at times.
In a press release from Eligh’s camp, it states that the album comes from a sober state of mind. This showcases Eligh’s new sober role in life, something he has been working hard at for more than five years.
“Five years ago, Eligh was wandering the streets of downtown Los Angeles searching for his next fix. After abusing drugs recreationally, he eventually dove deeper into a deadly addiction to heroin, threatening not only his life, but also his love for music. Turning down tours and worried for his own health and well being, he admitted himself into rehabilitation. With five years of clean living, Eligh hopes that his story of hope can help others through their troubles, whether it is a drug addiction, loss of a family member or losing yourself.”
In other independent Hip Hop news, Brother Ali will be going on the road with rock band Pepper next month. The Minneapolis emcee and the Hawaiian outfit will be hitting spots in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Illinois and more. The tour will begin in Atlantic City on October 8 and it will end in Lawrence, Kansas.
10.08 – Atlantic City, NJ @ House Of Blues
10.09 – Boston, MA @ House Of Blues Boston
10.10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of the Living Arts
10.12 – New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom
10.14 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
10.15 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10.16 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
10.17 – Providence, RI @ The Met Cafe
10.19 – Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot
10.21 – Chicago, IL @ The Metro
10.24 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada