Named “one of Chicago’s ten hottest rising artists” by the Chicago Tribune, Sean Eric-Baraka Butler, bka Sean "SB" Butler, is at the forefront of a hip-hop revolution. His motivational lyrics and passionate stage show have earned him international recognition from devoted fans and industry insiders alike. Likewise, his commitment to addressing social ills and promoting positive values in his music have drawn comparisons to U2 front man, Bono, and reggae legend Bob Marley…high praise for this industry newcomer. Such reception has enabled him to open for and share billing with a host of celebrated acts including Erykah Badu, Common, Kanye West, Amel Larrieux, Talib Kweli, Twista, Snoop, Lupe Fiasco, Rhymefest, De La Soul, KRS ONE, Dead Prez, Redman, Method Man, Camp Lo, The Pharcyde, Souls of Mischief, Slick Rick, Coco Brovaz, Jon B., Brotha Ali, and many others.
Fresh out of the studio, SB has put the final touches on his full length debut album, “REVOLUSEAN” which features production from Kanye West mentor No ID (Common, Jay-Z, G-Unit, Toni Braxton), Hula, Dejion & K.Fingers “Azza” (Will Smith, Jazzy Jeff, Missy Elliott), Tye Hill (Felix da Housecat, Sean “P-Diddy Combs), Allbangaz, and the talented Soul People band.