Peanut Butter Wolf and James Pants Tour
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Peanut Butter Wolf and James Pants Tour

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Stones Throw sweethearts hit it off down under.

Beat is goddamn stoked to announce that Peanut Butter Wolf and James Pants, both of Stones Throw Records fame are coming out to Melbourne.

As a young kid growing up in San Jose, Chris Manak sought out an escape from suburbia life in the Silicon Valley. He took on the name Peanut Butter Wolf in the late-80s when he realized that a girlfriend’s youngest brother feared the ‘peanut butter wolf monster’ more than death itself. After releasing the song Just Like A Test with Charizma for David Paul’s Bomb Hip Hop Compilation early in 1994, Upstairs Records approached Wolf to record an instrumental LP. Thus, the Peanut Butter Breaks was born; the record became the Wolf’s calling card and the rest is history. James Pants internship at Stones Throw landed him the ultimate fantasy: being signed to the roster and championed as the ‘next big thing’ by none other than Peanut Butter Wolf himself. Mr. Pants is a purveyor par excellence of that unmistakable “fresh beat”: 80’s soul, electro boogie, early rap, new wave, & post-punk disco.

The pair will rip up the Espy come Friday March 25.