Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music presents a screening of:
“I Want My Name Back”
and a special live music performance by the legendary MCs Wonder Mike and Master Gee of “Rapper's Delight” fame joined by Melle Mel, Doug Wimbish, Vernon Reid, Will Calhoun, Corey Glover (Living Colour), Keith LeBlanc, Grandmaster Caz (Cold Crush Brothers) Dana Dane, Capt Kirk Douglas (The Roots) and more.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 5:30 pm
The Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church
16-20 Mount Morris Park West (Southwest corner of W. 122nd St.)
Over 30 years ago, legendary Rapper’s Wonder Mike and Master Gee took the world by storm, popularizing hip hop with ‘Rapper’s Delight’. On July 10, 2013, these genre defining rappers will hit the stage joined by their former record label fellow musicians + more for an iconic performance of some of hip hop’s all-time greatest songs!
After a critically acclaimed, historic performance where Wonder Mike, Master Gee, Melle Mel and Keith LeBlanc joined rock royalty Living Colour on stage at The Fillmore in New York City on April 6, 2013, music fans will once again have the opportunity to experience the explosive energy, rap and rythym of some of hip hop and rock’s finest!
MC’s Wonder Mike and Master Gee - together again with the record label’s original house band bassist Doug Wimbish and drummer Keith LeBlanc, all members of Living Colour, Melle Mel and Grandmaster Caz- all on one stage! Don’t miss this special free event - one for the record books - history in the making once again!
Photo by Lisa Piernot - http://www.photographybypiernot.com