KUTX ARTIST OF THE MONTH
THIRD ROOT is a hip-hop trio made up of MexicanStepGrandfather, Easy Lee (of MoJoe), and the world renowned DJ Chicken George. Easy Lee (Charles Peters) is a poet/MC and educator, and Mexican StepGrandfather (Marco Cervantes) is a producer, MC, and Ph.D. who teaches courses which incorporate Hip Hop at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Third Root released their third album, Libertad, in October. The project is a powerful body of work that reflects the times we’re living in. Libertad is produced entirely by Texas music icon Adrian Quesada (Grupo Fantasma, Brownout) and was recorded in Austin, TX at his Level One Sound Studio.