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Gita - Arkham, Shanghai

Gita is an Oakland-raised and Shanghai-based raptress by way of Harlem, NYC. She kicked in the door on rap a few years back with her debut single (and video), “Hood Rich,", which channels her sweet-and-sour style and is ripe with her 90’s-tinged vision. The sound is a wild kaleidoscope of grime, grit, and bass punctured by vicious verse thrown like right-hooks. 2013 saw the release of her debut EP, Escaping the Dream World, which is self-written, produced, and released, revealing an even huger chunk of Gita’s singular creativity with stand-out tracks like “Mardi Gras” and “Let That."

Her name and reputation have pulled comparisons between contemporaries such as Kreayshawn and Azealia Banks but this girl is paving her own path 100% with a head of hot-pink hair and a twisted mix of grime and glamour. She’s already been billed with names like A$AP Ferg and Mykki Blanco, and has been featured all over the place including Hunger TV, The Fader, Vice, and many more. 

Gita is one of the one’s to watch out for these days, simple as that that. She’ll be performing at Arkham this Saturday with support from Downstate, Ado8 and R3. So come by, kick back, and get down. 

Date: Saturday 22nd February
Venue: Arkham
Address: 1 South Wulumuqi Lu
Support DJ’s: Downstate - Ado8 - R3
Ticket: 50RMB

饶舌女将GITA在纽约的地下饶舌界风生水起,在全世界飞转。2012年,GITA便登录SXSW的Converse和Thrasher杂志联合专场,而后飞赴好莱坞参与前辈Azealia Banks 的“Mermaid Ball”演出。去年年初在Noisey(Vice)和Warner音乐的邀请下,GITA来到伦敦为首张自主发行的EP“Escaping The Dream World”放映录像带,这张几乎全部都是由自己一手操办的唱片将过去的大热单曲(“Hood Rich”、“Let That”、“Mardi Gras”)和最新曲目组合打包,带你进入GITA奇异的超现实世界,它还获Dazed Digital青睐,被放入Soundcloud播放列表大举推荐。GITA最近为纽约时装周Chromat设计师Becca McCharen的时装秀站场表演,后者亦与Beyonce、Madonna、Nicki Minaj等大姐大打得火热。 GITA今年转战上海开始新的音乐创作,就在本周六S.T.D.将她邀请到Arkham和各路DJ好手联手拼组彻夜狂欢!

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