Burnt Sugar at MOTR, Over The Rhine, Cincinnati

Burnt Sugar at MOTR Cincinnati,
Burnt Sugar at MOTR Cincinnati, with Napoleon Maddox

with Special Guest:Napoleon Maddox ( ISWHAT?!)

With an Ohio-laced rhythmic flow and vocal gymnastics, poet Napoleon Maddox spans the worlds of jazz and hip hop, taking in everything from Thelonious Monk via Gil Scott-Heron to Outkast. Napoleon has traveled the world with his own group ISWHAT?! and collaborated with Public Enemy’s Chuck D & saxophonist Archie Shepp. Napoleon is featured on Shepp’s album Phat Jam in Milano alongside Oliver Lake and Hamid Drake.


MOTR Pub is located in Over The Rhine, “Cincinnati’s oldest neighborhood, is believed to be the largest, most intact urban historic district in the United States.  “OTR” contains the largest collection of Italianate architecture in the country and its Brewery District has more pre-Prohibition breweries than anywhere else in the world. Findlay Market is one of the oldest continuously operated public markets in the country. “OTR” Is Cincinnati’s Arts and Culture. –from “Over The Rhine Matters”