Enema Squad / T$Green / Messy J & the Great Codini
Sat, Sep 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm to 2:00amView event on Facebook
Saturday, Sept. 3 / 8pm
Enema Squad: Founded in 1989 by Gabe Gonzalez after a stint with local legendary band ONYXZ he decided to step off and put together a group that would match the Live Energy of P-Funk & The Red Hot Chilli Peppers (of whom Gonzalez had turned down to audition) the group played all over the country and Canada opening for everyone new rockers like Rage against the Machin and Fishbone to Legendary Artist Buddy Miles and Morris Day & the Time to name a few. The band just recently banded back together at the Funk Nite @ their old stomping ground the Majestic Theatre in Detroit last year and recieved mad kudos from their LIVE performance! The band has been Headling the P-Funk Nite Event every Month Since then and several other one off dates around the area. “Catch them LIVE when ever they are in your area” – Boston Globe
Edward Tony Green a.k.a. T. Money Green is the legendary bass player best known for his work with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, George Clinton, Warren G., and The Dramatics. His work can be heard on almost every song that was released from the famous Death Row camp during the early to mid-90s. After 20 years as bass player and band director for The Dramatics, Green landed the job of bass player and band director for Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. T. Money’s expertise on bass is coupled with his skills in writing, recording, producing, mixing, and mastering songs. T. Money also produced one of the singles on the soundtrack for the 1994 film Above the Rim, which won Soundtrack of the Year at the 1995 Source Awards. T. Money continues to work with Warren G., Nate Dogg and other hip-hop artists.
Edward Tony Green was born September 22, 1956 in Mt. Clements, Michigan at Selfridge Air Force Base. He attended pasture Elementary School, Hampton Jr. High School, and Mumford High School. He is right handed but plays bass upside down. T Money has been involved in over 100 hit songs to date. His first gold album credit was by The Dramatics in 1977.
He is the son of Rene Shaw and Roy Edward Green. His father, Roy Edward Green, was a decorated soldier in the US Air Force who served during the Vietnam War from start to finish. Roy passed at the age of 41. T Money’s step father is William Austin, a bassist best known for his work with Ester Philips, Glory Lynn, Sonny Stit, Spanky Wilson, and many others on the jazz scene.
T. Money started playing the bass when he was 14 years old. His skills have made him one of the most sought-after and respected bass guitarists in the industry. Forming his first real band in 1971, the original ‘Roadwork’ band, T. Money quickly moved on to work with The Dramatics (1974–1992). His involvement with the group ranged from sideman to co-writing and arranging songs to touring the world. T. Money then went on to produce David Ruffin Jr., son of the late David Ruffin, traveling the world as a bass player and producer for Death Row Records (1992–1995). He assisted in the creation of the ‘Gangsta Rap’ sound that can be heard in hit tracks like Gin & Juice, Doggy Dogg World, California Love, and You Can’t See Me.
T. Money has worked extensively with Westbound Records (1970–Present), having access to the entire Parliament/Funkadelic Catalog.
Many of T. Money’s projects to date include a blend of original eclectic funk, soul, R&B, Rock and Hip Hop influences. In addition, T. Money also works with Down Sound Records in Jamaica (1995–Present) where he has help to produce artists like Anthony B, Lukie D, Lady Saw and Elephant Man.
T. Money currently resides in Detroit, MI where he owns his own label Hyped International Records (1991–present). He has signed various local acts to Hyped International including K-Stone, B-Deff, Anonymous, Eric McAfee, and Pinnacle. He continues to release albums on this label, including the latest double album Second and Antoinette with mixing and mastering completed at Studio A in Detroit.
T. Money currently works with his new ‘Roadwork’ band while continuing to mentor and work closely with some of Detroit’s finest musicians and performers including, Shadow, Misfit, Maverick, David Ruffin Jr., David Shelton, Skenz, Miss Lulu, and Andy Miles
Messy J and the Great Codini: Bringin the old school flavor of all the Legends, addin some fire ,stirrin it up,than taking it to the streets.Sounds like Zapp and Roger meets P-Funk.Keepin it simple and fun.