Outdated-school hip-hop is seemingly changing into a successful guess at Twin Cities space casinos.
After a sold-out Snoop Dogg live performance at Treasure Island’s showroom final month and a hotly anticipated June 30 present by the Roots at Mystic Lake, now comes phrase of the Artwork of Rap Competition touchdown June 15 at Treasure Island’s new amphitheater with co-headliners 50 Cent and Ice-T.
The Saturday night time out of doors bash may also provide an all-star forged of fellow hip-hop pioneers, together with Slick Rick, Too $hort, Biz Markie, EPMD, Das EFX, JJ Fad and Suga Free. Tickets are already on sale by way of Ticketmaster and are priced $46.50-$115 for reserved seats or $32 for the general-admission garden space.
Treasure Island upped its guess towards Mystic Lake for concert events final summer season and put in its everlasting amphitheater to a comparatively optimistic response, however a lot of the reveals there to this point have been by classic-rock and nation acts.
Whereas he’s been producing Starz TV reveals in recent times and hasn’t dropped a brand new album in nearly 5 years, 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) has saved up appearances on and off as a touring rapper. Ice-T (Tracy Marrow) has been saved even busier as a TV actor, most prominently on “Regulation & Order: SVU,” however his look eventually 12 months’s Soundset competition proved he’s nonetheless a killer stay performer.
Ice-T is the co-creator of the Artwork of Rap Competition, which has been happening for 5 years now and is called after the 2012 documentary “One thing from Nothing: The Artwork of Rap” (additionally co-produced by Ice-T).
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