Billy Dean & The Honor Roll

Live Act Hip Hop Experimental Rock Alternative Punk Grime
Billy Dean & The Honor Roll  - Hip Hop Experimental Rock Alternative Punk Grime Live Act in New York

Billy Dean & The Honor Roll Short Info

Billy Dean & The Honor Roll have been described as “ a blend Run The Jewels, The Roots and rage against the machine.” This collective is comprised of Billy Dean Thomas, AKA “The Queer B.I.G”, a Hip-hop lyricist and musician from Harlem, who travels between Massachusetts, Atlanta and Burlington, Vermont. Billy challenges the hip-hop game with polyrhythmic flows that comment on #blacklivesmatter, difficulties of growing up in NYC and intersectional feminism.

After being featured on NPR’s Transom, Teambackpack and ABC’s The View, Billy was desperately seeking a community of musicians to create and transform digitally produced ideas into live instrumentation and blending the two with production running mate and DJ, Snakefoot. Snakefoot is a Burlington VT based musician raised on a steady diet of hip-hop, house, and psychedelia. Snakefoot’s music has been described as bass-driven explorations of rhythm and atmospheric textures.

Currently they are embarking on a Spring Tour where they will begin featuring a new project entitled “Rocky Barboa”. The crew has come out of the gate firing, always has something innovative to share so stay tuned!

Billy Dean & The Honor Roll have been described as “ a blend Run The Jewels, The Roots and rage against the machine.” This collective is comprised of Billy Dean Thomas, AKA “The Queer B.I.G”, a Hip-hop lyricist and musician from Harlem, who travels between Massachusetts, Atlanta and Burlington, Vermont. Billy challenges the hip-hop game with polyrhythmic flows that comment on #blacklivesmatter, difficulties of growing up in NYC and intersectional feminism.

After being featured on NPR’s Transom, Teambackpack and ABC’s The View, Billy was desperately seeking a community of musicians to create and transform digitally produced ideas into live...

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Past Gigs Billy Dean & The Honor Roll

  • 03 | 2017 Worcester MA Bull Mansion Fashion Show
  • 03 | 2017 NYC UAP Gala with special guest DMC
  • 02 | 2017 Burlington Higher Ground Mardi Gras
  • 09 | 2016 Burlington Vermont Grand Point North
  • 08 | 2016 Elizabethtown NY Otis Mountain Getdown
  • 08 | 2016 Burlington Vermont oak 45 tribute!
  • 06 | 2016 New York City Harlem Arts Festival
  • 06 | 2016 New York City Make Music NYC
  • 04 | 2016 Burlington VT Waking Windows
  • 02 | 2016 Austin Texas South By Southwest

Discography Billy Dean & The Honor Roll

  • 2016 Live In The Studio Remix |

Media

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  • Video "Beetlejuice" by Billy Dea...
  • Video Billy Dean Thomas On The View

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826 Fans

Origin

  • New York US

Founded

  • 2016

Members

  • Billy Dean Thomas Hip Hop Vocalist
  • Dj Snakefoot DJ/sound