All originals, no covers! Any genre! Meet The Cruddy Crankerz! We decided to unite and make beautiful music together. Founded by Beast & Monster Ink, The Cruddy Crankerz are an alternative band that plays rock, rap, r&b, blues, metal, spoken word and more. Oh by the way did we mention they are married? If you have never heard Crudd Rock or Gutta Blues before, allow me to welcome you to the land of Cruddynesia! This band also owns Cruddy Rite Radio, an all indie internet station. We can provide videos and other media. But don't get it twisted if you don't think we get down you will be surprised! Come and find out what the hype is all about. Don't be afraid of the cruddy.
Price Range: Price Negotiable
Gig Length: 20 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Expect to be wowed and amazed by this show stopping band. If you're looking for floss hop or bling rap this is not the band for you. No genre of music is safe. From the rawness of Lady Moet Beast, the viscous tongue of D.C. Ty The Monster, the smooth sounds of Mr. Irvan Scott, or the cool calm and collective creativity of Antonio The Prospect, the ears won't believe what the eyes just saw. The energy is electrifing! This is definitely different from any band you have ever heard from the nations capital. If thought there was no music scene in Washington, D.C. Get prepared to witness the crankage of the Cruddy Crankerz
What do you do when you have 2 artists that have over 7 albums of music? You create a band to play all of it. Draztick Measurez Recordz/ Beast & Monster Ink haa been making classics for more than 2 decades.
The creators of "Crudd Rock", Lady Moet Beast & D.C. Ty The Monster formed The Cruddy Crankerz in July of 2012. Along with Lady Moet Beast and D.C. Ty The Monster or the Cruddnamic Duo on lead and bass who just so happens to be the lead vocals as well. No genre is safe from the wrath of this crankage! This band consists of individual artists with a combined experience of over 20 years. We decided to unite and make beautiful music together. Founded by Beast & Monster Ink, The Cruddy Crankerz are an alternative band that plays rock, rap, r&b, blues, metal, spoken word and (link hidden) you have never heard Crudd Rock or Gutta Blues before, allow me to welcome you to the land of Cruddynesia! We also do videos and other media. Not to mention this band features other indie artists and don't be surprised if the offspring of this duo take over the show. But don't get it twisted if you don't think we get down you will be surprised! Come and find out what the hype is all about. Don't be afraid of the cruddy.
Washington, D.C. is known for its Go-Go sound which is instilled within our hearts, but its not the only sound in the city. We play it all. Welcome Cruddynites
Additional Booking Notes
We have a keyboard, drum set, toms, clarinet/sax, smoke machine and can provide visual aide effects for guets if projector or screen (link hidden)e band needs 4 microphones, one for ever member. Headset for drummer if available. This act will also perform without instruments to a show formatted cd.
We design our performance sets according to the event. We have over 7 albums of music to choose from. All of our music is original and we don't do covers. We can provide a set if required prior to any show if requested.
|Lady Moet Beast||Vocalist, lyricist, songwriter, producer, poet,|
|D.C. Ty The Monster||Vocalist, lyricist, songwriter, producer, drummer, poet, engineer, graphic design|
|Antonio The Prospect||Vocalist, lyricist, producer|
|Mr Irvan Scott||Vocalist, lyricist, keyboard, songwriter, producer|
Influences & Inspiration
The Roots, Scarface, Anita Baker, Big Pun, Buster Rymes, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Sade, Luther Vandross, Bill Withers, Cab Calloway, Eartha Kitt, James Brown, Guns -N- Roses, Aerosmith, Metalica, Stained, Linkin Park, Outcast, Rudy Ray Moore, Chuck Brown, Fiend, Frankie Beverly, Flyleaf, Tony Blunt, Stinky Dink, DC Scorpio, Mahellia Jackson, Jill Scot, and Tony Armstrong are all artist that have influenced this band. But be honest every artist that we hear has some type of impact on our music.
Drums, keyboard, headset for drummer if possible, 5 microphones, pa sound system and monitors
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