Goon des Garcons created a traveling music series that brought young rappers and punk musicians to Little Rock venues. (Lamont Crawford) Hometown helped rising rapper Goon Des Garcons learn to innovate Arkansas rapper Goon des Garcons started recording songs and videos at 12 years old. As he got older, he realized that Little Rock lacked venues that supported budding rappers. In his late teens, he started a traveling music series called Fire Room, working with club owners, asking them to allow him and other young rappers and punk musicians to perform shows for all ages. Young rappers and punk rockers signed up to play.  The first Fire Room gig sold 80 tickets at the 300-capacity club inside Vino’s Brewpub in Little Rock. The second sold 120 at the same location. The largest Fire Room event logged 280 people at 600-capacity the Rev Room, also in Little Rock.  “It was a […]
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