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DJ Quik

Saturday, July 9, Casselman's Bar and Venue, 720-242-8923.

Considered a legend as much for his distinctive production style — which helped propel the West Coast movement in the '90s — as he is for his perfectly groomed head of hair, DJ Quik is a staple in the hip-hop game. Stepping onto the scene with his debut album, Quik Is the Name, in 1991, the record producer and MC spawned a summer anthem with the hit single "Tonite." Quik has worked on classic hip-hop albums such as 2Pac's All Eyez on Me and produced R&B records for Tony! Toni! Toné!, yet he's never really gotten his due. In the world of West Coast rap, his contributions are often overshadowed by Dr.Dre's mammoth production reputation. Nonetheless, Quik has been active since 1987 and enjoys a cult following, many of whose members will no doubt be in attendance when he rocks Casselman's with his typical West Coast style and grace.

 
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