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Black Violin, Classical Hip Hop Duo, Continue to Champion the Arts >>

Violin and viola duo Black Violin are Kev Marcus (Kevin Sylvester) and Wil B (Wilner Baptiste). Together, the pair champion the classical side of hip hop with their unique performances blending seasoned string instrument performance with catchy rap music beats.

Watch Classical Duo Black Violin, 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne Perform on Jimmy Fallon

Watch Classical Duo Black Violin, 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne Perform on Jimmy Fallon >>

Along with the Roots, Jimmy Fallon premiered a new song from 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne in a special late night performance. Along with the noted performers, however, were also Classicalite favorite Black Violin, a hip-hop duo from Florida.

Black Violin at Summer Groove

LIVE REVIEW: Classical Hip-Hop Fusion Duo Black Violin Sweep the Rockwood >>

Steeped in classical training and glued to the stage---they noted that their 8/17 show at the Rockwood Music Hall was their 103rd of the year---it would be inaccurate to say that Black Violin is "throwing out the rulebook". Still, the impish delight with which Kev Marcus hyped his audience on Monday night suggested an insatiable penchant for mocking expectations.

Black Violin Hip-Hop Duo Release Topical

Black Violin Hip-Hop Duo Release Topical 'Invisible' Single >>

Continuing the argument that classical music and hip-hop are not exempt from one another, we present you with Black Violin, a duo from Florida comprised of two classically trained instrumentalists. They just released their latest track, "Invisible."

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