Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Years Active: 1995–present
Genres: Lounge, Dub, Trip-hop, Downtempo
Thievery Corporation is a Washington, D.C.-based recording artist and DJ duo consisting of Rob Garza, Eric Hilton, and their supporting artists. Their music style mixes elements of dub, acid jazz, reggae, Indian classical, Middle Eastern, and Brazilian (such as bossa nova) with a lounge aesthetic. The language of the group's lyrics throughout their career has included English, Spanish, French, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian and Hindi. This reflects the group's world music influences. Thievery Corporation was formed in the summer of 1995 at Washington D.C.'s Eighteenth Street Lounge. Rob Garza and Lounge co-owner Eric Hilton were drawn together over their mutual love of club life, as well as d...
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