Last Night: Das Racist At Fitzgerald's

Das Racist, Fat Tony, Simple Success Fitzgerald's March 22, 2011

With tickets at the door a surprisingly steep 18 bones, Fitzgerald's was packed tighter than we expected Tuesday for the extensive, diverse lineup featuring Queens, N.Y. weed/joke-rap duo Das Racist. Before 11 p.m., Funboys, Simple Success, Fat Tony, B L A C K I E, and Lisa E had all come and gone from the upstairs stage.

Aftermath caught the tail end of the Funboys' set, who opened the night early around 9 p.m., although Muhammadali had originally been set to be out first. Without a drummer as of this past weekend, the band is presently looking for a replacement. If you or anyone you know has decent experience and are open to party, get in touch with them.

Simple Success, who have just released their Smash and Dash EP, was up next. The drum/DJ production duo of Kyle Vento and Edgar Miranda moved fluidly through songs like Waka Flocka's "No Hands," Far East Movement's "Like a G6" and Luda's "Move, Bitch." After mixing Dr. Dre and Nate Dogg's "Tha Next Episode" with a Beastie Boys track, Kyle made sure to remind the crowd of Nate Dogg's passing.

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Allison Wagoner