Arrested Development Announce Australian Shows – Across The Ocean

Arrested Development Announce Australian Shows

Hip-hop trailblazers Arrested Development (USA) Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their Influential debut album ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life of…’ by performing highlights from the album, plus a special encore of Arrested Development Classics.

Catch them performing 2 Exclusive Headline Shows in Sydney & Melbourne this November, and relive the unique, vibrant sound that put Southern Hip-Hop on the map.

Their iconic 1992 debut album ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life of…’ heavily explored themes of spirituality, afro-centricity and unity, offering a peaceful and refreshing alternative to gangster rap styles currently dominating the charts in the 90’s. Founding members Speech & Headliner presented a raw, honest approach to song writing that pushed the album to achieve Platinum sales in Australia. The album boasts 3 chart topping singles including People Everyday, Mr Wendal and Tennessee.

Arrested Development extend a rare invitation to experience ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 days in the Life of…’ manifested into a loud, colourful and funky live performance. The cheery hip-hop icons always leave fans wanting more, and this is your chance to enjoy them performing the classics that shaped a generation!

‘The crowd went wild. They cheered. They hugged one another. Drinks were drunk’ – Gig City

“Through out the show a funky groove kept the crowd dancing and throwing their hands in the air!” – The 13th Floor

“It still sounds Vibrant, vital and resolutely on-message.” – BBC Music.

“A fine record that often crosses the line into excellence – a major influence on a new breed of alternative Southern Hip-Hop.” – AllMusic.

“Making everything that had gone before in the world of hip-hop sound rather passe.” – BBC Music.

“Lyrics that were socially conscious and completely clean” – Rolling Stone.

“It’s been over twenty-five years since Arrested Development first started and they still hit the stage like they’re 21.” – SpeakerTV

Arrested Development Dates

12th November – Sydney – Metro Theatre
13th November – Melbourne – Forum Theatre

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