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Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB


Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB

Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB

Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB

M.I.S.S. Michelle first featured the ladies of HOTTUB in February of 2008 and we were so in love with what they were bringing that we’ve been following them to the top ever since!

We’re excited to honor the history-making Oakland based group, who have been invited to join British sensation, The Ting Tings as they embark on a month long North American Tour. After playing only two shows with The Ting Tings in the San Francisco/Bay Area, it wasn’t long until guitarist/vocalist Katie of the The Ting Tings started talking about HOTTUB on blogs and magazines. Katie tells Mojo Magazine in their most current issue:

“They’re three really outrageous girls, kind of like Beth Ditto characters with spandex and disco balls on their heads. They sound like the Beastie Boys but with pop songs. It’s really bizarre, but they’re great performers.”

A few months after the shout out on Mojo Magazine, HOTTUB was invited to join them on their North American tour. 13 of the 20 dates are currently sold out but don’t let that stop you from trying to catch them in a city near you!

Here’s a more “proper” introduction on the group:

Founded in 2005 by producer Jason Stinnett and vocalist Nicole Feliciano, HOTTUB is a five piece group from Oakland, California whose music is an amalgamation of genres such as dancehall, punk, and Miami Bass.

The group consists of: Jason Stinnett, Producer; Coco Machete aka Nicole Feliciano, Vox; Loli PoP aka Jenifer Ackerman, Vox; Ambr33zy aka Amber Griffin-Royal, Vox; and Mark Gregory, Keyboards.

HOTTUB currently has an EP out called On Blast!, available on iTunes, released under their own independent record label, LeHeat.

Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB

Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB

Hot & steamy HOTTUB action below!
HottUb viDeo!!!!!

Compare all you want but see these ladies live…they’re unlike anything you’ve ever seen before! A true force to be reckoned with, you’ll be hearing a lot more from them in the months to come!

We’ve got a lot more on the ladies of Hottub, after the jump, including another energy filled video, pics and a FREE DOWNLOAD! GO!

From L to R: The electric Ambr33zy, in-yo-face Coco Machete and ever-so-raaaw Loli PoP!

From L to R: The electric Ambr33zy, in-yo-face Coco Machete and ever-so-raaaw Loli PoP!

Three ladies. Three surveys. Check ’em:

M.I.S.S. survey: Ambr33zy of HOTTUB

M.I.S.S. survey: Ambr33zy of HOTTUB

M.I.S.S. survey: Coco Machete of HOTTUB

M.I.S.S. survey: Coco Machete of HOTTUB

M.I.S.S. survey: Jenisha Jenkins of HOTTUB

M.I.S.S. survey: Jenisha Jenkins of HOTTUB

The ladies are 2 days into their tour with The Ting Tings and busy busy busy so, sadly, we have no Q&A with them to share but we do have a lot more eye candy, videos and a free download! Read on read on…

HOTTUB  for The San Francisco Bay Guardian: Summer 2008 Scene, photo credit: Kee Photography

HOTTUB for The San Francisco Bay Guardian: Summer 2008 Scene, photo credit: Kee Photography

Above photo by Kee Photography for The San Francisco Bay Guardian: Summer 2008 Scene

Styled by our very own M.I.S.S. Liz “Busy Lady” Baca!

Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB

Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB

The trio steady-rocking Cristalette, while feeding the crowd what they’re hungry for—fierce lyrics and BASS!

May 2008/ M.I.A. x Hottub Live in San Francisco at the Concourse Exhibition Center

May 2008/ M.I.A. x Hottub Live in San Francisco at the Concourse Exhibition Center

May 2008/ M.I.A. x Hottub Live in San Francisco at the Concourse Exhibition Center: Hot Tub opened up the show and our very own M.I.S.S. Liz styled them out in an array of animal print, neon, lace and spandex!

HOTTUB at Concourse Exhibition Center (San Francisco)

HOTTUB at Concourse Exhibition Center (San Francisco)

“See, Papa, dreams really do come true!”

…says Coco of the Concourse show.

Check out our review of the M.I.A. x Hottub show HERE and get an exclusive behind the scenes look HERE!

Moe HOTTUB action below:

1-2-3 Go! by HOTTUB

1-2-3 Go! by HOTTUB

^ Click above to download 1-2-3-GO! by HOTTUB, off their On Blast! EP, available on iTunes!^

For more music, tour dates and candy from the ladies of Hottub, visit: HOTTUB on Myspace!

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2 Responses to “Women Making History: The Ladies of HOTTUB”

  1. Isis Nicole Isis Nicole says:

    a collaboration with karen-o would be insane!!!!!!!! it would be a dream come true

  2. ladylexx ladylexx says:

    OMG! Isis Nicole! YES! That would be bananas! I’ll dream about it, too!

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