A Night with Group XEditorial
- 4:17 P.M.
Yes Virginia, there is a “Mario Twins”. This is the story of one crazy night with Group X Arabian Rap Sensations.
Who is Group X? What is Group X? Why is Group X? This past weekend, I went to Atlanta searching for the answers to these questions and more. And I got answers. Bizarre, psychotic, cream-filled answers involving chemical spray-pumps and blue hair gel. But let’s jump back to the beginning of this twisted story…
For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trading emails with Blade Razorr of the…unusual…rap group called Group X. Many of you will recognize them as the crazy guys behind “Mario Twins”, an extremely hyper and extremely funny verbalization of Koji Kondo’s immortal Super Mario Bros. score. Anyway, in our emails I was trying to help Blade set up a gig at my college later this summer. In the process, I had signed up for the Group X newsletter, and a notice went out on it that the band would be playing at the Masquerade club in Atlanta on March 23. This date falling on my otherwise empty spring break, I decided immediately that I’d make the long drive from home to ATL to see these guys.Read more...