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I was looking for info about an upcoming show at The State Theatre when this one particularly event listing jumped out at me:

Tuesday July 8 ODB’s Brooklyn Zu

A cover band, an ODB tribute? What could it be…?

Turns out ODB’s Brooklyn Zu is the the continuation of the late Dirty Bastard’s side project Brooklyn Zu which now features Buddha Monk and four of ODB’s younger brothers: 12 O’Clock, Shorty Shitstain, Murdoc, and The Zoo Keeper. A family affair indeed: The group’s debut record, Chapter #9, Verse 32, features Wu headliners The RZA, The Gza, Masta Killa, and Killa Priest.

Wu junior varsity squads have been hit or miss over the years, and even with a few RZA beats, I’m not sure what to expect from the Zu. Moreover, I wonder how this show—-which features a rock/pop/alternative rocker named Topher Mohr and New Rochelle’s Nysis—-a street/pop hip-hop MC—-will go over with fans at the State Theatre. Am I missing something here? Or is there a booking agent I can call for an explanation…