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EtivaN – “Gone” feat. ST 2 Lettaz (Prod. By Danimal)


ATCQ + Black Sheep + ST 2 Lettaz is a combo Original Mattress Co. says should not be slept on. Okay. Jarobi (of A Tribe Called Quest) and Dres (of Black Sheep) – together known as EvitaN – feature Alabama’s own ST 2 Lettaz to demonstrate what emcees ought to do when Danimal blesses ’em with a track.



Dres x Jarobi Speaking On Being ‘Evitan’ (Video)

The good people associated with ‘I Don’t Camouflage’ caught up with EvitaN (Dres from Black Sheep & Jarobi from A Tribe Called Quest) one night during the rehearsal with their band at Shinobi NInja studio in Manhattan. The video shot, directed, & edited by Aiko Tanaka finds the two complimenting each other as they go in-depth as Dres describes Jarobi as Jordan.
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EvitaN (Jarobi x Dres) – “Euphoric” (Prod. by Danimal) feat. Craig G [Video]

Banging! Banging! Banging! “Euphoric” is a banger of EvitaN’s “Speed of Life” album. Man, this is old school keeping it true. Check out true school vets Jarobi (of A Tribe Called Quest) and Dres (of Black Sheep) teaming up once again as EvitaN (that’s ‘Native’ turned around, for those who might’ve missed that… as in Native Tongues flipping it). Craig G (Juice Crew!) is along for this lyrical joyride on the Danimal track. Nice! Mr. Complex directs this video – a Hip-Hop take on “Trading Places” (great movie)!


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Evitan (Jarobi x Dres)- “Hot Damn” (Video)

EvitaN (Jarobi of A Tribe Called Quest and Dres of Black Sheep) are keeping it moving with another fresh joint. “Hot Damn” actually combines elements of old anthems from each of their groups, ATCQ and Black Sheep. This is how we take the old to the new / the new to the old / the old to the new. They are keeping that “Native” tongue tradition alive for 2012 as “Evitan” in reverse. The video for “Hot Damn” (above) – which weaves in live show footage – was directed and edited by Omar Akil. That’s wasup…

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EvitaN (Dres x Jarobi) – “3 Kings” (featuring Sadat X) [Video]

Track veterans Jarobi (of A Tribe Called Quest) and Dres (of Black Sheep) have collectivized, forming a new Hip-Hop entity known as evitaN. Here, they invited Sadat X (of Brand Nubian) to help bless a sick Will Tell boom bap track. The result…HISTORY! They call the track “3 Kings” and the video does justice to the royal concept. See for yourself!

Evitan (Dres x Jarobi) – “P.T.I. (Occupy Wall Street)” [Video]

The homie Jarobi of A Tribe Called Quest & Dres formerly of Black Sheep have formed a new group together called Evitan. Evitan spelled backwards is “Native” which is short for the iconic Native Tongues movement they were all a part of. “Occupy Wall Street” is the first single from their forthcoming, soon-to-be-titled album, which will be released in 2012. The video was shot on location at the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City.