The feel good rhythm of reggae, soulful southern blues and raw energy of hip hop accurately describes the distinct style of music produced by The Hounds. The Hounds originate from both Houston, Texas and San Diego, California forming in Tucson, Arizona in the summer of 2004. The trio consists of Yogi, an axe wielding front man. Blue, a bass playing rapper and Bruiser, a hard hitting percussionist. The band influences range from blues icon Howlin Wolf, hip hop leaders A Tribe Called Quest and reggae legends Toots and the Maytals.
The Hounds have gained an ever growing legion of fans and popularity. They have shared the stage with: The Phunk Junkeez, Dirt Nasty, Warsaw, The B Side Players, The B Foundation, Ballyhoo!, Mike Pinto, Trevor Hall, Passafire, The Dirty Heads, The Supervillains, SOJA, The Movement, Bad Fish, Scotty Don't, The Aggrolites, Tomorrows Bad Seeds and Iration.