Nappy Roots bring Southern hip-hop to Agave in Avon on Saturday, Jan. 9

9th January, 2016 by

By Krista Driscoll

There are challenges and rewards that arise from severing ties with a major record label, but after a decade of independence, the Nappy Roots have managed to navigate the sometimes-turbulent waters of the music industry and stay afloat.They’re celebrating the milestone with a new album, “The 40 Akerz Project,” fourth in a string of independent releases that followed the commercial success of their platinum-selling debut, “Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz,” in 2002 and their sophomore offering, “Wooden Leather,” in 2003, both on Atlantic Records.“Because of that success, we were able to do a lot of things that most people coming from …

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