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Who is FreakShift Dialect? You may ask yourself “What does the name mean?”Read More...
Freak = Any abnormal phenomenon or product or unusual object; anomaly; aberration.
Shift = To put (something) aside and replace it by another or others; change or exchange: To transfer from one place, position, person.
Dialect = a provincial, rural, or socially distinct variety of a language that differs from the standard language, esp.
So to sum it up; the group FreakShift Dialect are freaks of this world who changes hearts and minds through hip hop music; FreakShift Dialect is a group of two artists from Sandusky/Columbus Ohio with a mission to change the world and that’s exactly what they intend to do. With a unique blend of Hip hop that is fused with rock elements the deep lyrical content reaches the lost in a unique and real way.
FreakShift Dialect are currently recording their début full length album but have completed a 5 song EP titled “The blast off EP”. The full length album (Recorded at David Anthony Studios) is expected to be released on iTunes by the summer of 2010. When Esco was asked about the album timeframes he was quoted to say “We are just trying to take our time and come out with a bang when the time comes for the album to be released.” FreakShift Dialect has released the single titled “Michelangelo” for radio airplay and believes that the song will have a powerful influence on others. The song explains the importance of speaking out about Jesus Christ to the lost and hurting people out there. “We are not tiptoeing around the truth; we want to be bold and upfront about Christ because we know that people relate to that approach.”
Don’t be fooled, the members of FreakShift Dialect are by no means newbie’s to the music scene. Both Sage and Esco have hit the stage in different groups before hitting the stage together. Sage (Jarret Dean Marshal) Grew up in Clyde Ohio and at the age of 14 years old began writing hip hop songs. In 2006 Sage joined forces with Kyle Hackenburg (Hack) to form the Christian hip hop group “The Masters of Ceremonies.” Sage has also been involved with various other rap groups and has performed live with other emcee’s and collaborated on different hip hop Albums.
Esco (David Anthony Escobedo) was born in San Jose California and moved to Ohio at the age of 8. He has been in rock bands since the age of 15. Esco’s highest level of fame came when he became the front man for the Christian rock band “Killing Santa Clara.” When the rock band came to a halt Esco started David Anthony Studios and began writing hip hop beats. “With all the beats I have, FreakShift Dialect came pretty easy. Especially since I own the recording studio.” So FreakShift Dialect was born and the chemistry is definitely there.