On Friday, February 21st, a slew of top-tier hip-hop artists will perform at the 2020 EMBA Fest, which will be held at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, California. This event is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM and will feature sets by: Nas, Method Man, RZA, GZA, Rakewon, U-God, Ghostface, Too Short, Dave East and many more.
Tickets, which range from $41 USD to $142 USD, are available via Ticketmaster.
On Friday, February 14th, Lauryn Hill will perform at The Wellmont Theater (5 Seymour Street) in Montclair, New Jersey. This is a 7:00 PM show, and tickets are available via Live Nation.
On Sunday, January 19th, a slew of top-tier hip-hop all stars will perform at the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall (2301 Boardwalk) in Atlantic City, New Jersey from 7:00 PM local time.
The lineup includes: KRS-One, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, Eric B. & Rakim, Grandmaster Flash, Kool Moe Dee, Schoolly D and Tracey Lee. Tickets, which are going for $52 to $72 USD are available via Ticketmaster.
On Monday, January 20th, EPMD will do a set at the popular music venue, Sony Hall, located at 235 West 46th Street in New York, New York. Doors are scheduled to open at 7:30 PM, but the actual show will not get underway until 9:00 PM.
Advance tickets, which are going for $25 USD, are available via Ticketmaster.
Cypher Sessions in collaboration with Conscious Flow Collective will be hosting Sa-Roc, Sage Francis and Ceschi Ramos at Moe’s Alley (1535 Commercial Way) in Santa Cruz, California on January 17th.
For those not familiar with Sa-Roc; she officially came on the scene in 2008 and has upended conventional narratives within the genre with her fiery lyrics peppered with themes of spiritual evolution, social injustice, and messages of empowerment.
‘Dah Shinin’ is the debut album from American East Coast hip-hop duo Smif-N-Wessun (Tek and Steele). Tonight is their 25 year anniversary show at The Gramercy Theatre (127 E 23rd Street) in New York. They will be supported by Temple of the Black Moon.
Tickets, which start at $25 USD, are available via Live Nation.
Up North Trips will host The Lox (with Jadakiss, Styles P & Sheek Louch) at Sony Hall (235 West 46th Street) in New York on Thursday, January 30th starting at 7:00 PM. They will be supported by DJ Chuck Chillout.
Advance tickets for general admission start at $45 USD. It will be $55 USD on the day of the show.