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Smoke DZA Talks Getting Arrested w/ French Montana and More via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv TAKE IT PERSONAL

Smoke DZA Talks Getting Arrested with French Montana

and More via Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv

TAKE IT PERSONAL Will Feature Hip Hop’s Elite Each Show

Smoke DZA on Take It Personal: Hip Hop Improv

Smoke DZA on Take It Personal: Hip Hop Improv

On Friday, April 11, 2014, rapper Smoke DZA stopped by Friday evening as the featured guest inThe Hip Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL presented byHot 97’s Cipha Sounds andUpright Citizens Brigade (UCB), the top improv theatre and school in NYC. Improvisers from Cipha Sounds’ teamA Tribe Called YES[Lydia Hensler, Christian Cappazoli, Abra Tabak, Sean Diston, Natasha Rothwell, and Cipha Sounds] whom reenacted stories originally told by Smoke Dza.

Smoke DZA told a story about how he got arrested outside of Funk Flex’s tunnel party and ended up in the same jail as French Montana, Chinx, and others. Cipha Sounds said, “Since the show is getting so popular I like to use it as a vehicle to showcase underground artists. Smoke dza always has funny stories.”

Music was provided by DJ Juanyto of Sirius XM. Special guests included Karlie Hustle (Hot 97), Kelly Anderson (VH1), Emmanuel Maduakolam (XXL), Blogxilla (Global Grind), Eric Rosenthal (ItsTheReal), Jeff Rosenthal (ItstheReal), Jakk Doe (JakDoe.com), Gif the Great andWilly Dope (Par-City), and more. TAKE IT PERSONAL will continue every Friday at the legendary UCB Theater.

Reserve your seats now for April 18th. The show always sells out!  Reserve tix >


Images below provided by Johnny Nunez.





A Tribe Called Yes

Smoke DZA and Cipha Sounds

Smoke DZA at Take it Personal

Smoke Dza and Cipha Sounds


Show Always Sells Out. Get Your Tickets Now

Cipha Sounds







TAKE IT PERSONALwill consist of famous hip hop artists either performing monologues, sharing personal stories, performing their songs, or being interviewed on their lives for source material.  A group of talented improvisers will then use that material to create a totally made up show. You will be amazed on how the hip hop artist’s story is brought to life right in front of your eyes. “Watching an improv show is like seeing someone walk over the tight rope without the net… But way funnier,” said Cipha Sounds.


Hot 97’s Cipha Soundsis an actor, dj, radio personality, and comedian. He is on the radio Monday through Friday 5am-10am on”The Hot 97 Morning Show and on Saturdays 5pm-7pmon New York’s number one station HOT 97.  Cipha has carved out a distinct voice in music and comedy over the past 15 years. Past work includes official DJ for Lil Kim and Mos Def, host of Sucker Free and TRL on MTV, and resident DJ for Chapelle’s Show.He currently is starring in VH1’s This is Hot 97 and hosts his comedy series Dont Get Gassed every month at New York City’s famous Caroline’s on Broadway and the only Hip Hop Improv – TAKE IT PERSONAL every friday featuring Hip Hop’s elite and top improvisers.www.dontgetgassed.com |

www.hot97.com | @ciphasounds


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