Phire Werk: SHAOLIN JAZZ Apparel, A Stylistic Connection Between Jazz and Hip-Hop

Afrophire Magazine

Shaolin Jazz Apparel models in front of a graffiti wall

SHAOLIN JAZZ is a work of art that not only re-emphasizes the greatness of the artists involved, but serves to further the connection between Jazz and Hip-Hop, while also educating those unfamiliar about both genres.

Gerald Watson and DJ 2-Tone Jones

If you thought the hardcore sounds of Hip-Hop and the laid-back tones of Jazz were an unlikely pair, then think again because Gerald Watson and DJ 2-Tone Jones will show you how it’s done. Watson and Jones are the creative minds behind the artistic mix project  SHAOLIN JAZZ – The 37th Chamber. The mix project is comprised of various Jazz songs and breaks fused with a cappellas and vocal samples from the iconic Hip-Hop group Wu-Tang Clan. For those who aren’t Hip-Hop heads or Jazz junkies the unique unity of both genres will open your ears and mind.

SHAOLIN JAZZ Apparel is one of ten ingenious extensions to originate from the mix project. The graphic tee collection is showcased through the latest…

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