Menahan Street Band are the NYC supergroup returning with an exciting new album – the groove masters have been the foundation for some of modern hip-hop’s most successful beats, Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar are fans

The Exciting Sounds of Menahan Street Band announces the return of the NYC supergroup. Their new album shows they have no signs of stopping, having yielded a signature sound that has been the foundation for some of modern hip-hop’s most successful beats – sampled by the likes of Eminem, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, 50 Cent, Curren$y, to name a few. Built with members of The Roots, Budos Band, The Dap-Kings and Lee Fields’ band – The Expressions, they bridge the gap between jazz, soul, hip hop, funk and all things in between.

MSB members span years of collective musical exploration – Thomas Brenneck (Budos Band, The Expressions, Los Yesterdays), Dave Guy (The Roots, Late Night House Band, The Dap-Kings), Nick Movshon (Lee Fields and the Expressions, The Black Keys, The Avalanches), Leon Michels (Big Crown Records, El Michels Affair, The Black Keys) and Homer Steinweiss (The Dap-Kings, Holy-Hive, Lee Fields and the Expressions) – each contributing a unique perspective.


By the time of their inception in 2007, Menahan Street Band’s line-up had already been heralded separately as innovators in their respective fields. As active members and founders of various projects at Daptone Records, they discovered a mission to create music that casts a wider net than their respective root bands.

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