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This project was successfully funded on September 8, 2012.

Help A-1 produce merchandise to bring on the road with him for his FIRST Tour!

About this project

Hello World!

Peace to everyone out there. I go by the name of A-1, I'm an independent hip hop artist from San Francisco. For the past 3 years I have been writing, recording and giving away my music for free - and now I have a proposal for you. I want to trade you a hand printed, high quality American Apparel t- shirt, tank top or a crewneck sweatshirt in exchange for an opportunity for us to go on tour.

How You Can Help Me Get on the Road!

After 3 years of hard work, we finally have scraped together enough resources to put together our first tour.  Since this will be our first tour a lot of the gigs we play will provide little or no pay. But as long as we have enough merchandise to sell on tour.. we can make just enough money to pay for food, lodging, and gas to get to the next venue. So we've been hard at work coming up with designs for items, researching prices and materials so we can provide the best quality clothing and merchandise for our fans. So we've come up with 3 Thurl designs, professionally screen printed onto top quality American Apparel T-shirts, Tank-tops, and Crew Necks in Women and Mens fashions, in multiple color ways and ALL sizes. You can see all of our styles and other reward itemes HERE:

Pledge for your very own THURL T-Shirt, Tank Top or Crew Neck Sweatshirt!
Pledge for your very own THURL T-Shirt, Tank Top or Crew Neck Sweatshirt!
Pledge for a Limited Edition Handcrafted THURL Flag!
Pledge for a Limited Edition Handcrafted THURL Flag!

If you pledge to this kick starter for the price of one or more of our Thurl merch items, not only will we hand print and package the items for you.. we'll ship them to your door completely free, it's all included in the original price. If we meet our goal of 3000 dollars, we'll have the money to print up enough merch to take on the road with us. Now the way kickstarter works is it's an all or nothing deal, which means that if we don't meet our 3000 dollar goal, we get nothing. If we exceed 3000 dollars, any extra money we get will go into paying for professional mixing, mastering, PR and all that good stuff. Either way, we’re going to keep providing you all with free, good quality music for you to jam to no matter what because, money or no money, I believe good art is worth sharing. Anyways thanks again, this is your boy A-1 signing off. Remember to Think, Hustle, Understand and Really Live. Thurl.”

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    Pledge $5 or more

    4 backers

    Receive a Twitter "Thank You" from A-1 and an exclusive download early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape".

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    Pledge $10 or more

    37 backers

    Receive a signed Hardcopy of "The THURL Tape" and an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape".

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    Pledge $15 or more

    7 backers

    Receive your choice of 1 of 3 THURL design screen prints and an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape".

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    Pledge $25 or more

    46 backers

    Receive a THURL T-shirt or Tank Top of your choosing and an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape"

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    Pledge $40 or more

    15 backers

    Receive a THURL Crew Neck Sweatshirt and an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape"

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    Pledge $50 or more

    4 backers

    Receive your choice of 2 THURL t-shirt(s) and/or tank-top(s) and an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape"

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    Pledge $65 or more

    2 backers

    Receive your choice of 1 THURL t-shirt or tanktop and 1 crew neck sweatshirt - along with an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape"

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    Pledge $75 or more

    0 backers

    Receive your choice of 3 THURL t-shirt(s) and/or tank-top(s) and an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape"

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    Pledge $80 or more

    1 backer Limited (14 left of 15)

    Receive a handcrafted limited edition THURL Flag and an exclusive early release of a song off A-1's upcoming mixtape: "The THURL Tape"

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    Pledge $120 or more

    12 backers

    Receive the whole package! An exclusive leak off "The THURL Tape", a signed hardcopy of "The THURL Tape", 1 THURL Print. 1 Crewneck sweatshirt and 1 T-Shirt and as an added bonus you will be thanked in the liner notes of "The Thurl Tape"

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    Pledge $500 or more

    1 backer

    A-1 will perform at any location in California, your house party, a venue, your wedding, whatever you like - as long as it's in California and A-1 is available to perform.

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