The Stakes

The Stakes

Billed by the Phoenix New Times as “the premier live hip-hop band in town,” The Stakes have become a staple in Arizona’s music scene. The band reflects the diverse colors and experiences of the young and the revolutionary, with a realism and authenticity that brings together their unique brand of hip-hop. Their stories and visions …

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The Stakes

Lord Kash and ZeeDubb-MCs, Marah Armenta-vocals, Ben Scolaro-piano, Luis Martinez-guitar, Paul McAfee-bass, Kevin Phillips-drums, Tyler Bauer-tenor sax, Jaime Barrios-trumpet “The Stakes could write songs about calculus and people would dance to it. Live and on record, the band has a powerful chemistry, creating a potent combination of rap, jazz, funk, and pop touches that sounds …

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April 13: The Stakes

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under with ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The Stakes have brought hip-hop to Arizona’s jazz scene. Their eclectic sound bridges the precedent of jazz fusion set by Robert Glasper, Roy Hargrove, and Esperanza Spalding with the beats of backpack rap of the 90s, which famously sampled classic Blue …

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