Known for his unique blend of progressive hip-hop, soul, blues, jazz and rock, Kuf Knotz is one of Philly’s fastest emerging alternative artists. No musical territory goes unexplored when it comes to Kuf, and it is this attitude that has led him to perform with top acts like Common, Old DB, New York Dolls, Steel Pulse, Amos Lee & The Roots to name a few.
Kuf even battered down historical barriers by becoming the first ever hip hop act to open up for the legendary “Boss” — Mr. Bruce Springsteen himself — at the internationally covered rally for then Presidential candidate, Barack Obama on Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Kuf’s career highlights did not end there. Going on to record “Unstoppable” the official song of World Series Champions, The Phillies, in 2008 with fellow notorious local artists, G. Love and Chuck Treece.
Kuf also volunteers his time for WXPN’s Musicians On Call program, bringing live music to the bedsides of patients through weekly programs at six area hospitals.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 200 minutes
What to Expect
A very tight , fun & energetic set. Very interactive with the audience and all age appropriate.
We are a full band (Drum, Bass Keys & Guitar) & 2 vocalist, but we also do acoustic sets for occasions that only call for acoustic set ( myself and guitarist) We perform great positive hip hop A few covers here and there and have a very professional, tight, upbeat show. Very energetic! We have performed with and opened for some of the top acts out now...The Wailers, The Roots, B.O.B, Robert Glasper, Dr.Dog, Ben Folds and the lit goes on.
Influences & Inspiration
The Roots, De la Soul , Bob Marley, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage against the machine, Tribe Called Quest, Digable Planets.
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