Everlast Plus special guests at the Islington Academy, London

Thursday, November 06, 2008 Craig Grobler 0 Comments

Everlast Plus special guests at the Islington Academy

Everlast and special guests play the Islington Academy.

Former House Of Pain member and Grammy Award winner Everlast comes to Islington following the release of his latest album 'Love, War and the Ghost of Whitey Ford'.

Once best known for his tenure in the rap unit House of Pain, Everlast successfully reinvented himself in 1998 with the best-selling Whitey Ford Sings the Blues, a largely acoustic, hip-hop-flavored effort in the genre-crossing mold of Beck.

Erik Schrody (born August 18, 1969, in Valley Stream, New York), better known by his stage name Everlast, is a Muslim Irish-American rapper and singer-songwriter, best known for his hit "What It's Like", and for his genre-crossing mix of hip-hop and acoustic-based rock music. He was the frontman for rap group House of Pain until 1996. In 2000, he won a Grammy for best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal with latin rock musician Carlos Santana performing Put Your Lights On on Santana's 1999 album Supernatural