Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band has been building an army of fans through relentless touring and from the buzz of their legendary live shows. Practically a musical institution in the Southeast US, the Asheville based six-piece dance band exerts an energy that can only be described as infectious and contagious. Using funk as a foundation, the Booty Band weaves elements of hip hop, reggae, ska, and latin into the mix, creating a musical identity that is entirely their own, an identity genuine to the band’s passion, fury, and socially conscious philosophy. This is music for the head and feet and everything in between. This is "Bounce Music."
Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band is now proud to announce the release of their long awaited live album, Greatest Hips Vol. 2, in stores August 11th. The album serves as a strong testament to the band’s claim as one of the hottest live touring acts in the country. For fans already in the know,, the album features some of their best known songs as well as some unique covers and a some new material. All of the elements of a Booty Band show are in full representation on Greatest Hips Vol. 2, from their anthemic sing-alongs to their tight and thumping dance arrangements and unforgettable horn melodies.. This is the evolution of a band that has honed their craft over years of touring and has created a sound entirely their own.
Comprised of musicians from all over the US, the Booty Band’s unpredictable stage show, constant reshuffling of instruments and crowd rousing antics have helped the band build a strong nationwide fanbase. In the past few years, the Booty Band’s homegrown success has landed them headlining slots at some of the largest festivals, including Wakarusa, Grassroots Festival, Smilefest, AMJAM and Jam Cruise 6 to name short few. In 2007, the band released its debut album, Now You Know, to critical acclaim. Voted Best Album of 2007 by the Homegrown Music Network, the band also went on to win the "Band of the Year Award" (HGMN) as well as the charting at #3 for best regional album by WNCW, one of the top Triple A stations in the country.
Currently Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty band are on tour in support of Greatest Hips Vol. 2. For more information on thelive album, tourdates, or the band, please visit the official Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band website at: www.bootyband.com