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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Rap

Disorderlies

Filmed in 3-D, only the ‘D’ stands for ‘diabetes.’


Comedy

Louis Fowler
As someone who is doing his damnedest to lose more than three decades of weight gain, it has taken years of self-inflicted embarrassment to fully realize that “all you can eat” isn't a challenge, but a curse.
 
Thursday, August 8, 2013

Rap it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
He may have released two albums claiming he isn’t a human being, but here’s a lil’ known fact: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. — aka Lil Wayne, Weezy, Lil Tunechi, etc. — actually is. Proof: Skeptics can see the enigmatic performer make his triumphant return to Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, with T.I. and 2 Chainz. Tickets are $59.75-$102.60. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 21
 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Taking the bus one stop too far


CFN

Gazette staff

Life can be tough when you refuse to come out of your room. Especially when that room is a bus.

Especially when that bus is filled with a rap star’s all-adult posse.

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

N9ne it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Few know flow like rap mogul Tech N9ne. Don’t believe us? Ask the millions of people who have bought his albums, or just catch the Kansas City rapper — along with Mayday, Prozak, Stevie Stone and others — at 6:30 p.m. Sunday inside the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern Ave. Tickets are $29-$34. Call (866)977-6849 or visit diamondballroom.net.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Snoop it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Snoop, Snoop Dogg, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, whatever. The hip-hop legend and recently converted Rastafarian will appear at 9 p.m. Friday at WinStar World Casino, 777 Casino Ave. in Thackerville, in support of his new reggae album, Reincarnated. Tickets are $40-$60. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Blues that rocks


CFN

Gazette staff
Butterfield was a Chicago bluesman and harmonica player who broke out with several albums in the late 1960s. Pryor still plays rockin’ blues across the state and often in our fair city. (Check his gigs at stevepryorband.net.) Other rockers nominated for this prestigious induction include .
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Rap it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

There are rap moguls, and then there’s Jay Z. The rapper, record producer, label owner, sports agent, investor, entrepreneur and all-around baller will perform as part of his Magna Carter World Tour 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $32.50- $125. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Don’t get it twisted

With aspirations to match his lightning-fast cadence, Chicago emcee Twista isn’t merely a flash in the pan.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Twista 

8 p.m. Friday

Farmers Public Market

311 S. Klein Ave.

okcfarmersmarket.com

232-6506

$15-$50

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Magna Carta Holy Sh*t

Hip-hop legend Jay Z knows The Blueprint to live show success, as he demonstrated Wednesday night at the 'Peake.


Music

Joshua Boydston
There are stars, and then there are icons, and the easiest way to tell the difference between the two is in the entrance.
 
Thursday, December 19, 2013

Willis — The Understanding


Hip Hop/Rap

Louis Fowler
From the opening R&B samples and powerful horn section that triumphantly blasts the arrival of a new hero on the scene, Willis’ The Understanding perfectly captures the innercity swagger of a blaxploitation movie icon.
 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
 
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