Area-301 is an all original hip hop fusion project that breaks the stereotypes associated with hip hop and rock as we know it. Lyrics that discuss real life experiences and live musicians that bring years of experience that display finesse and accurate execution of multiple genres blended to achieve something truly unique. Hip Hop Fusion!
Band members, Mark Brown on Drums, Mike “CoCo” Caprara on Bass Guitar, Jeff Marsh as Lead Guitar and Music Director, Linwood “L-Boogie” Battle on Keyboard are the heartbeat of the group as their pulsating beats penetrates through the audience. While the bands vocalists are no doubt the soul of the group. In one hand you have Nick “Nicky Skarfo” Scalise, John “Jumaane Face” Noel and “Fats” ripping into your mind with some hard core, heavy hitting, and street pounding Rap & Rock rhymes that take you to the edge and Jarrett “J-Mackie” Mackie who with his silky smooth voice brings a unique Hip Hop vibe that elevates the stage to a whole new level. While in a mesmerizing twist, you get the sultry and alluring voice of songstress Gmerice “Lady G” Thames who comes in with her sweet and sexy sounds to arouse the senses and seduce the crowd.
Together the dynamics of this group is insatiable and undoubtedly demands attention as their passionate energy brings excitement and overall good vibes with every performance. Today, they’re in the studio finishing up their next music project but they promise that tomorrow you won’t be able to get their songs out of your head. [+]