GRAMMY-nominated musical group also developing a travel & craft beer reality TV program


Pacifica, CA (January 2, 2018) – GRAMMY-nominated Nappy Roots is excited to take the stage at Longboard Margarita Bar on Friday, January 11 at 9:00pm. The All-American Southern hip-hop group has been nominated for two GRAMMY Awards and is best known for hit singles such as Good Day, Po Folks and Awnaw. The Nappy Roots look to continue The Great American Beer Run tour across the country and into the New Year.  


Tickets to see Nappy Roots on The Great American Beer Run tour are $30 and can be found through the bandŐs website at Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets online or at Longboard Margarita Bar (180 Eureka Dr.). 


The best selling hip-hop group of 2002, Nappy Roots began when they were students at Western Kentucky University. After being signed by Atlantic Records, they produced the multiplatinum album Watermelon, Chicken, & Gritz, one of the yearŐs best selling albums. 


After more than 20 years in the public eye, Nappy Roots is expanding beyond music into projects that include craft beer and television production with Ő40Akerz & a Brew.Ő While their love for music remains the same, a new passion project is beginning to produce a different kind of creative spark for the group. To date, the group has mass-produced three craft beers, with two more in production that will become available in early 2019. 


Nappy Roots has several upcoming events on The Great American Beer Run tour, including: Tuesday January 15 in Grand Junction, CO at Mesa Theater; Thursday January 17 in Steamboat, CO at SchmiggityŐs. January 18 in Denver, CO at OpheliaŐs. For a full tour schedule, please visit the bandŐs website.


Nappy Roots were nominated for two American Music Awards (AMA) in 2003: Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Hip-Hop/R&B and Favorite New Artist – Hip-Hop/R&B. That same year, they were also nominated for Best New Artist at the Soul Train Award. In 2011, Southern Entertainment Awards nominated their album The Pursuit of Happiness for Album of the Year. The bandŐs most recent album, Another 40 Akerz, was released in 2017. 


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