Smart bets: SASS and Daree

Not only do the members of Asheville-based hip-hop label Musty Mark Records hope to pave their own way into the earbuds of a new generation, they’d also like to record, write about, film and photograph the journey themselves. Composed of a handful of young artists and an in-house producer, the strictly do-it-yourself troupe achieves various musical styles before pooling members’ skills and resources. “Musty Mark Records aims to bring Asheville music to national attention with originality, charisma and dedication never seen before,” reads the website for the independent label. But first, the emerging rappers perform at One Stop on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 8 p.m., with Zoot Troop (Mayor Black and Dante) opening for SASS and Daree. Free. ashevillemusichall.com. Photo courtesy of Musty Mark

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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