The Beast

The Beast is a fearless hip hop and jazz quartet from Durham, NC. Compelling lyrics, progressive compositions and a gripping live show make The Beast one of the most refreshing and versatile bands to emerge from North Carolina’s burgeoning music scene. Emcee and professor Pierce Freelon joined forces with pianist Eric Hirsh, drummer Stephen Coffman and bassist Peter Kimosh after they graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2007. Hundreds of shows and thousands of downloads later, they set the standard for live hip hop and genre-bending jazz in North Carolina.



“Silence Fiction” (2009)
“Freedom Suite” (2010)
“Guru Legacy EP” (2011)

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