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While the eclecticism of his debut album The Find won him many fans, Watts Happening pushes the envelope to reveal even more about MC/producer Ohmega Watts. The record includes collaborations with lauded MC/producer Jneiro Jarel (Shape Of Broad Minds), up n’coming Brazilian vocalist Tita Lima, Bay Area blues n’funkstress (and one of James Brown’s favorite female vocalists) Sugarpie Desanto, and label mate Shawn Lee.

RECENT PRESS FOR WATTS HAPPENING:

"Ohmega Watts makes the kind of progressive, next-level hip-hop usually associated with London or Paris...'I ignite change with a stroke of my pen,' he rhymes, yet he also does it musically, with some of the phattest, most vibrantly soulful beats heard in quite a while. Whether flipping funky flavors with R&B legend Sugar Pie DeSanto or enlisting Brazilian vocalist Tita Lima for a tropical throw-down, Ohmega gives you plenty of reasons to turn him up even louder."
- XLR8R

"In a struggling indie hip-hop market, Watts is a breath of fresh air, dropping enough thoughtful rhymes and quality productions to keep heads satiated until the next go-round."
- eMUSIC

"Ohmega Watts isn't an angry or bitter man, and this is evident in his music, it makes Watts Happening just as intelligent, well-crafted, and interesting as its creator."
- All Music

"Watts reaches deeper into his crate of varied influences to come up with an expansive mix of sounds and styles that spins off into slow-strutting funk decrees, a batch of meaty Brazilian grooves and a healthy base of global percussive rhythms ... Simply put, these are the musings of an artist that finds diversity as natural as the morning sunrise."
- Exlaim! (Canada)
 

OHMEGA WATTS US DATES:

DEC 21 2007
@ Zombie Room
230 W Riverside
Spokane, WA

DEC 22 2007
@ Neumos
w/ Blue Scholars, Cancer Rising & The Physics
95 E Pike St.
Seattle, WA
www.neumos.com

JAN 16 2008
@ B-Sides at Messiah College
Larsen Student Union
One College Ave.
Grantham, PA
www.messiah.edu

JAN 17 2008
@ S.O.B.'S
w/ Teedra Moses
200 Varick St.
New York, NY
www.sobs.com

JAN 19 2008
@ Schubas
3159 N Southport
Chicago, IL
www.schubas.com

JAN 26 2008
@ Berbati's Pan
w/ The Perceptionists & Mr. Lif
231 S.W. Ankeny
Portland, OR.
www.berbati.com

FEBRUARY TOUR DATES w/ GALACTIC:

FEB 12 2008
@ Mangy Moose Saloon
West McCollister Dr.
Tenton Village, WY
www.mangymoose.net

FEB 13 2008
@ The Depot
13 North 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT
www.depotslc.com

FEB 14 2008
@ Belly Up
450 S Galena St.
Aspen, CO
www.bellyupaspen.com

FEB 15 2008
@ Fillmore Auditorium
1510 Clarkson St.
Denver, CO
www.fillmoreauditorium.com

FEB 16 2008
@ Granada Theatre
1020 Massachusetts
Lawrence, KS
www.thegranada.com

FEB 17 2008
@ The Pageant
6161 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO
www.thepageant.com

FEB 19 2008
@ Shank Hall
1434 North Farwell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI
www.shankhall.com

FEB 20 2008
@ Cabooze
917 Cedar Ave.
Minneapolis, MN
www.cabooze.com

FEB 21 2008
@ Majestic Theatre - Madison
115 King Street
Madison, WI
www.majesticmadison.com

FEB 22 2008
@ Park West
322 W. Armitage
Chicago, IL
www.jamusa.com

FEB 23 2008
@ The Music Mill
3720 E 82nd St.
Indianapolis, IN
www.themusicmillvenue.com





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