The “Stand for Something” CD-release party is set for 9 p.m. Thursday at On the Half Shell, downtown at 202 Navarro St. The bill will include Third Root, Mojoe, Mexican Stepgrandfather and DJ Ninja. Cover charge is $5.
THIRD ROOT is a hip-hop duo that consists of Charles Peters (Easy Lee of MoJoe) and Marco Cervantes (MexicanStepGrandfather). Peters is an accomplished poet and author, and Cervantes is a producer, MC, Ph.D., and teaches courses on hip hop at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Both artists are integral parts of the San Antonio music scene in their own right, but have joined forces to craft a socially and culturally conscious LP titled Stand For Something. The album will feature production from producers like DJ Ninja, Greg G, Hits, Felony Muzik, Reggie Coby, and Mic Dagger. It will also feature high profile guest appearances from Big Rube of the Dungeon Family and stic.man of Dead Prez. The album was released on Junetenth of 2012