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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Main Attrakionz Release New Video For "Shoot the Dice"

Posted By on Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 11:20 AM

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One of the Bay Area's hardest working rap groups, Main Attrakionz, released a new video for their song "Shoot the Dice." 

Lyrically, the song explores life's inherent risk and poses the question: is everything a gamble? The Oakland rap duo met in 7th grade after they were both kicked out of math class. Had they not taken the risk to be disruptive in class and (possibly) squander an opportunity to learn pre-algebra, would they be in a music video playing cards and throwing money in the air today? There's no way to know for sure, but we're glad Main Attrakionz ended up behind the mic, because they're good at it.

"Shoot the Dice," was produced by Friendzone, a local instrumental hip hop duo the includes at least one member I've seen perform a harsh noise set that got the cops called in a matter of minutes. The cloud rap originators have been making beats for MondreM.A.N., Squadda B, and other notable locals like Antwon for a while. A couple years back they landed their first major label gig, producing "Fashion Killa" for ASAP Rocky' debut album Long. Live. ASAP. 

Main Attrakionz and Friendzone is a good pairing. Check out the video below for proof of that fact:
Main Attrakionz and Friendzone perform June 25 at The Rocksteady. For more details check out the flier above, which, along with a lot of valuable info, clearly shows which group has a better fashion sense.
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Matt Saincome is SF Weekly's former music editor.


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