What's proof without the Evidence?
I got the opportunity to see Dilated Peoples last week at The Garage in Islington. I'd known they were in Europe but hadn't caught wind of the London date until I saw Evidence tweet saying he had a couple tickets to give away. The show had been sold out long before and I had to try my chances. This isn't the first time I've seen Evidence, I also saw him on the Carhartt x Rhymesayers Tour in 2011 with my buddy Mel. His energy blew me away that night, and if anything he was even more amped this time around. Being the last date of their European tour he'd have been forgiven for being tired but that's just not his way. I think they fact he was with Rakaa and Babu, plus Brother Ali in the wings gave him that fuel. To anyone not fortunate enough to experience Dilated Peoples live, it's very easy for me to sum up the group for you - Evidence - The ENERGY Rakaa Iriscience - The PARTY DJ Babu - The CONTROLLER Evidence is passionate, articulate, graphic