Chap Hop is the Genre - Victorian flavored hip hop, revolving around drinking tea, smoking a pipe, time traveling and hunting cryptozoological monsters. It's a world powered by steam where people travel by airships. It inspires creativity at conventions and meet up groups across the nation, and it's time is now. Steampunk is the scene. Chap Hop is the music.
At it's helm the fore runners Professor Elemental and Mr. B are closely tailed by newcomer and sole American artist on the scene Poplock Holmes. Together with DJ Doc Wattson, they drop fat beats and gentleman rhymes to an audience eager for spokesperson under the moniker Run DM Steam.
Below are some links to better understand the performances of Poplock Holmes and Run DM Steam!
Live at Wild Wild West fest - Street Performance - http://www.youtube.com/
Music Video shot between takes at Wild Wild West Fest - http://www.youtube.com/
Song that started it all - http://www.youtube.com/
Poplock Holmes is the MC plus performing for the event Clockwork Alchemy -http://www.clockworkalchemy.
Also playing upcoming events at Calico Wild west fest, Gaslamp Gathering in San Diego, and Dr Watsons Steampunk Art Extravaganza in Oceanside.
Bookings available Mid May for your Steampunk event!
*Some exceptions for So Cal venues