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  • Newark, NJ
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Sunny Gang at the Trash Bar in Brooklyn May 24th! *OPEN BAR ALERT*

Started May 20 0 Replies

Hey everybody, we're Sunny Gang. We're a punk rap band that likes to get drunk, break things, and generally have a good time. You might remember us from when we got drunk, broke things, and generally…Continue

who's tryna rage?!!!

Started Jan 21, 2013 0 Replies

Hey fam!!My name's Chris and I'm in a rock/rap band hailing out of Newark, NJ.We're called Sunny Gang because everyday is sunny for us! We're tryna reach a great audience and people who would like to…Continue

Tags: vibes, york, good, fun, maryjane

PARTY, SKATE, MUSIC, REPEAT. ANY BODY WHO LOVES TO RAGE WILL MESS WIT THIS RAP ROCK BAND

Started Jan 16, 2013 0 Replies

Hey Guys!We are Sunny Gang hailing from Newark, NJ. If you love to rage, party, and vibe out then you'll definitely fuck with us. Check out our single off our First EP at…Continue

Tags: jersey, new, newark, college, rutgers

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*OPEN BAR* Sunny Gang rocks The Trash Bar in Brooklyn! *OPEN BAR* at The Trash Bar

May 24, 2014 from 7pm to 11:45pm
Hey everybody, we're Sunny Gang. We're a punk rap band that likes to get drunk, break things, and generally have a good time. You might remember us from when we got drunk, broke things, and generally had a good time at the AfroPunk BOTB or AfroPunkFest last year. We've got a show coming up in Brooklyn this Saturday at The Trash Bar, and we're trying to pack it out as much as possible. Ten bucks gets you through the door, and there will be an OPEN BAR FROM 7-8. That's right people, all you can…See More
May 21
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May 20
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Sunny Gang at the Trash Bar in Brooklyn May 24th! *OPEN BAR ALERT*

Hey everybody, we're Sunny Gang. We're a punk rap band that likes to get drunk, break things, and generally have a good time. You might remember us from when we got drunk, broke things, and generally had a good time at the AfroPunk BOTB or AfroPunkFest last year. We've got a show coming up in Brooklyn this Saturday at The Trash Bar, and we're trying to pack it out as much as possible. Ten bucks gets you through the door, and there will be an OPEN BAR FROM 7-8. That's right people, all you can…See More
May 20
Sunny Gang commented on S.Q. Urkel's group College Punk
" New video from Sunny Gang!! "1:35""
Mar 17
Sunny Gang and The Extract are now friends
Mar 17
Sunny Gang posted a status
"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-LAily9To8&noredirect=1 Brand new video for our single "1:35" right here! Check it out!"
Mar 17
Sunny Gang posted a video

Sunny Gang - "1:35" (Official Music Video)

stream on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sunnygang/1-35 Newark-based punk/rap group Sunny Gang is proud to present a new single and music video, "1:35" o...
Mar 17
Sunny Gang updated their profile
Sep 3, 2013
Rebelmatic and Sunny Gang are now friends
Sep 3, 2013
Sunny Gang left a comment for Juraj Kusnierik
"Ayeeee whats up? "
Sep 2, 2013
Sunny Gang and Juraj Kusnierik are now friends
Sep 2, 2013
Sunny Gang commented on Sound Check's blog post Festival Feature: Sunny Gang makes New Jersey punk fun again. #SoundCheck
"Shinobaaaaaaaay"
Aug 22, 2013
Sunny Gang and FELON are now friends
Jun 2, 2013
Sunny Gang posted songs
May 18, 2013
Sunny Gang is attending Unlocking the Truth's event
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UNLOCKING THE TRUTH LIVE AT GUSSY'S at Gussy's at 2014 29th Street, Astoria (Queens), New York

June 14, 2013 at 7pm to June 15, 2013 at 2am
We are the opening act at Gussy's for Ashes Within, Die a Hero, Dread the Woods, The Machinist.See More
May 14, 2013
Sunny Gang liked Unlocking the Truth's event UNLOCKING THE TRUTH LIVE AT GUSSY'S
May 14, 2013

Profile Information

Name
Sunny Gang
About Me
Sunny Gang is a rock/rap band from Newark, NJ. The band humbly began when Nasty Nate (vocals) and Party Marsh (drums) met in 2010 on Rutgers Universityʼs Newark campus, becoming friends through a mutual interest in non-curricular activities. Over the course of the next year the pair met Joe Sap (bass) at a mutual friendʼs house and Chris Bacchus (guitar) during freshmen move-in day. Shortly after their chance meeting, Marsh approached Bacchus, along with Nate, asking him if he had an interest in starting a band on campus. Despite Bacchusʼ belief that Party Marsh was a 30-year-old weirdo, he agreed to try out a jam session with the two. A few weeks later the three recorded a rough demo of what would become Sunny Gangʼs first official song, creatively titled Jack & Blunts, in Party Marshʼs makeshift dorm room studio.

Soon after the recording, Joe Sap ran into Nasty Nate and Party Marsh on campus and invited them to come record some tracks at Rutgers-Newarkʼs RetroVista studios, where Joe was working as an intern. This one-off recording session quickly turned into a semester-long project. By late April 2012, Nasty Nateʼs first solo project, Self- Medication, was released on SoundCloud. During those sessions, a new recording of Jack & Blunts was tracked, featuring Chris on guitar and Joe on bass. Liking what they heard, the four began jamming together, working out live accompaniments for tracks from Self-Medication. After a few months of jamming and performing together, Sunny Gang wrote itʼs first song together as a band, “Bloc Party.” The group quickly realized that they shared a number of musical influences across a wide variety of genres, ranging from the hard hitting riffs of bands like Rage Against the Machine, the crowd-moving grooves of 60s-era funk like Sly and the Family Stone, the irreverence of trap rappers like Gucci Mane, and the genre-bending abilities and topical awareness of The Roots. All of these elements began to work themselves into Sunny Gang's music, creating a truly unique sound that is as reminiscent of the past as it is representative of the future.

After a summer of playing shows and writing new material, Sunny Gang released their first EP, entitled Cʼmon Sun! It was around this time that the Gang began catching the attention of some local artists and venues and members of the Downtown Newark arts scene. During the Fall of 2012 Sunny Gang performed at venues such as The Coffee Cave in Newark, NJ, The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ, Newark Bears Stadium for a series of shows in conjunction with their “Stadium of Screams” Halloween carnival, Bar East in Manhattan and on campus at Rutgers-Newark.

Once Sunny Gang began to cement their status as a working band in the New Jersey music scene, bigger opportunities began to present themselves to the band. Since Winter 2012, Sunny Gang has opened for well-known touring acts like The English Beat and Shinobi Ninja. Sunny Gang has also opened for the up and coming act Air Dubai at The Studio at Webster Hall and most recently performed at AfroPunk Fest 2013. Currently the band is working on their first full-length release, and are preparing for a summer full of performances.
Website :
http://sunnygang.com
Occupation:
Professional Party Starters/Riot Inciters
Favorite bands:
We like everything!
Kids?:
Sunny Gang iz 4 tha children.
Smoke/Drink?
yes/yes
Question For Bands: Genre?
Punk Band With A Rapper
Band Question - Band Members:
Nasty Nate Apache Hitchock- Vocals/Rhythm Guitar
Chris Bacchus- Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals
Joe Sap- Bass/Backing Vocals
Marshal.- Drums
Band Question - Sounds like:
Rage Against the Machine, Sly and the Family Stone, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gucci Mane, Bloc Party, The White Stripes, pre-hiatus Blink-182 and the Roots, all racked up at the same party together.
Band Question - Record label:
DIY

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At 10:32pm on February 16, 2013, Yellow Frog Soul Sessions said…

We could have you be featured on a night, we do it every second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Let me know!

At 6:41pm on February 16, 2013, Yellow Frog Soul Sessions said…

Next date will be Wed, March 13th 10:00 to 1:00. The place it's called The Lamp Post Bar & Grill in Downtown JC. Please come, you could play a few songs then we can jam!

At 4:06pm on February 16, 2013, Yellow Frog Soul Sessions said…

Hey Sunny Gang, I wanted send greetings. Liked your page. I am a Jersey City resident and run a open Jam/ Open Mic. You guys are welcome to come and perform anytime.

http://www.facebook.com/YellowFrogSoulsSessions

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