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Wednesday, Jul 23 2014

The sky clearly isn't the limit for Oakland hip-hop duo Main Attrakionz, that seems to thrive in its current residence of outer space. Bursting from the nascent "cloud rap" scene of five years ago — think lo-fi SoundCloud mixtapes and internet-only debuts — the combo of Mondre M.A.N. and Squadda B has since headlined a museum show in New York City, appeared on a track with A$AP Rocky, and released an album on the experimental noise label Type Records. Fueled by limitless creativity as much as weed, vodka, and cough syrup, Main Attrakionz could still be seen as a curious oddity were it not for the recent fire behind their live shows. Where the two once lazily loped their way through razor-thin productions on stage, there's a fresh determination that's crept into the group's delivery, bursting the cloud and rocking the crowd. In the close confines of the Milk Bar, and for the dirt-cheap cover price of five bucks, your Thursday night couldn't get much better.

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