Louis, MO, Syracuse, NY, Montreal, CA and any city in between where he could grab a mic. It was when the young artist decided to spend some time in Amsterdam, that he really began to see the big picture and push his craft to the world. Doing spot dates and open mic nights wherever he could get on, Scavone found himself performing in front of 3000 people, headlining with old school Italian legend, Ice One at Rome, Italy’s Soul River. His ancestors shook and puked in their graves. His next big event was a show at the Subkult Music Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark with the Beatnuts, Bobbito and the Grilla in front of 2000 people. He sold tapes to make his way and hit off promoters as well.
That led to club dates with Cypress Hill – (one night he straight up pretended to be B-Real for a few free Corona’s) Slum Village and Craig Mack. Upon return Scavone released a 12” on the Landspeed label entitled “Willie On Glock” which featured an ahead of it’s time jungle remix that blew the roof off of many clubs. Scavone continued to perform for crowds on Manhattan’s busy streets and it's underground hip hop circuit. He’s best known for the freestyles he would drop on a number of radio shows including those of DJ Lord Sear, Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito the Barber. Scavone has worked with talents such as DJ Etch-A-Sketch (Mos Def, Blackstar), Mista Sinista (X-Executioners) – both of whom toured and performed with him, Mark Ronson, members of the Fun Lovin’ Criminals, and DJ SAE ONE (The Resource). In addition, Scavone has recorded tracks with independent heavyweights, Jean Grae (Baby Grande Records) and Lounge a Lo (Authorized Fam).
Scavone’s performance is not to be touched. It embodies the essence of hip-hop where the DJ and the MC are the band. With his talent, experience and drive - Scavones’ next hope is to destroy the cookie-cutter pop driven industry and turn it back into something meaningful... Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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