DR. Oop & Akronym & DJPJ at The Northern
dr.Oop is a veteran of independent/underground hip hop, and one of LA's most beloved sons. His soulful lyricism, rhyme craftsmanship and distinct voice have kept him in demand in the music business since the late 90’s after groundbreaking releases such as "Deep Impact".
Whether acting as front man of his original group 'The Black Love R88rs ', of 70-piece hip-hop orchestra "Dakah", or reggae/soul/hip-hop outfit 'The Red, Gold and Green Machine', dr.Oop has endeared himself to fans worldwide through consistently thoughtful lyrics, real life themes and an energetic stage show honed on the stages of LA's hip-hop mecca 'Project Blowed' and displayed on such stages as 'Disney Concert Hall', 'South by South West', 'The Playboy jazz fest', 'Shambhala Music Festival', and most recently 'The Commodore Ballroom' and 'The Victoria Ska fest.'
This summer marks dr.Oop’s 8th straight summer of touring Canada. This tour will be in support of the new LP “Lose Your Illusion.