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FR333 is an Oakland based duo comprised of producer/instrumentalist, XOA (Allie Howard) and rapper/vocalist, MADlines (Maddy Clifford). It isn’t easy to put a finger on their style of hip-hop, but the magically shifting nature of their creativity is something that they fully embrace by dubbing their self-proclaimed genre, "Goddess Trap". The pair combines head nodding rhythms with gritty incantations, conjuring an intoxicatingly vibrant sonic healing force. They’ve opened for OSHUN and been featured in Eastbay Express, The Bay Bridged "Best Of 2018" and AFROPUNK. In 2018, they began releasing themed EPs with the debut of "TH3 MIND", a playful yet daring journey into the inner regions of the divine feminine psyche. Shortly after, "TH3 BODY" followed up, delving deeper into unexpected soundscapes and solidifying the duo’s unique sound, all while addressing some tough content.
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