Cancelled: Planet Asia

12 Gauge Presents

Cancelled: Planet Asia

NBS

Thu ยท July 26, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$8 ADV / $10 DOS

Off Sale

This event is 21 and over

Planet Asia
Planet Asia
He is prominent for being one half of the now broken up hip-hop duo the Cali Agents and is currently a member of the groups Gold Chain Military and Durag Dynasty. He is also well known for his vast discography of mixtapes. Originally from Fresno, California, Planet Asia moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1998 and began working with local producer, Fanatik.[2][3] Between 1997 and 2001, Planet Asia released several 12" singles, including "Definition of Ill" (Stones Throw) and "Place of Birth" (ABB Records). He reached full acclaim in 2001 when The Source gave him the First Round Draft Pick and Independent Album of the Year awards for How the West Was One. How The West Was One was recorded with fellow rapper Rasco under the group name Cali Agentsand landed him a deal with Interscope Records. While signed to Interscope Records, Planet Asia was not promoted like more popular Interscope acts Eminem and 50 Cent. The Fresno rapper stayed with Interscope until 2003 without releasing an album. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2002 for the song "W" by Mystic.
Venue Information:
Metro Music Hall
615 W 100 S
Salt Lake City, UT