by J.D. Reager
Memphis "aristocrunk" rap pioneers Lord T & Eloise will perform this Wednesday, November 21 at the Hi-Tone Cafe with special guests Beyonda Doubt, Mr. White, and Witnesse. The holiday-themed event - appropriately dubbed "Get Basted with Lord T & Eloise" - marks the duo's first local appearance in over six months.
Lord T & Eloise has been hard at work in the studio recently creating a follow-up to 2010's critically acclaimed Rapocalypse, in the form of a pair of mixtapes titled Blackout Crunk Vol. 1 and 2. The video for the first single from said mixtapes, "Day Drinking," can be viewed here:
The group has also been quite busy on the road over the years, both as headliners and openers for top-shelf regional hip-hop acts like Yin Yang Twins, 8Ball & MJG, and members of Three 6 Mafia. With a festival tour, as well as other opportunities, in the works for 2013, it could be advisable to catch Lord T & Eloise in town at an intimate venue while you can.
"Get Basted with Lord T & Eloise"
Wednesday, November 21
The Hi-Tone Cafe
$10 cover, 9 p.m. doors