The cuatro de mayo episode of Radio Pocho features local hip hop duo Big Quarters or as we like to call them Coras Grandes. BQ duo, Brandon Allday and Medium Zach are Midwestern Pochos that have released two full length albums Cost of Living (2007) and From the Home of Brown Babies and White Mothers (2009) both receiving major praise when they were released.
Listen in to find out about their next album Party Like a Young Commie set to be released in the fall 2011. They'll be providing us with some of their favorite cuts while growing up.
But the most important topic of the night is to find out why the Radio Pocho crew looks like Big Quarters. Doppleganger time.
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Big Quarters Bio:
Medium Zach and Brandon Allday are a Minneapolis‐based hip‐hop producer, performer and educator ‐ as well as founders of the Mexican‐American rap‐duo Big Quarters. Big Quarters' self‐produced debut album Cost of Living earned recognition as Best Hip‐Hop of 2007 by Star Tribune and Popmatters.com. Big Quarters' follow‐up From the Home of Brown Babies & White Mothers received acknowledgement as one of the Best Albums of 2009 by Star Tribune.