Location: 917 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis When: Friday, May 5th @ 8PM
Chicago artist G-Herbo will be in the Twin Cities for Cinco de Mayo weekend. The young MC has maintained his wave even with the “drill” rap scene waning, he has always set himself apart with crafty lyricism and poignant stories of street life. The event will also feature SKNY, Sweetz P, and DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip, you already know this one’s going to be lit. The door is 18+ and general admission tickets are currently available for $22 ($45 for VIP), click the link below to buy yours before they sell out.
Location: 111 N 5th Street, Minneapolis When: Thursday, February 23rd @ 8PM
Red Bull Sound Select and Greenroom Magazine will kick off their 2017 campaign with Atlanta’s own YFN Lucci. The Georgia artist finished off 2016 with a bang and was named one of Billboard’s “Top 10 Hip Hop & R&B Artists to Watch in 2017.” SaveMoney member, Joey Purp, will provide support, as well as local MC Sweetz P. This one is 18+ and you can luck out on $5 tickets ($15 @ door) by clicking the link below.
Sweetz P recently dropped a 5 track EP titled The Bake Sale, accompanied by the above visual for her track “Understand Me.” After releasing one of last year’s better projects, Sweetz continues to churn out quality music once again taking inspiration from her surroundings. Directed by KCP Visuals, a simple day in the life provides a nice back drop for the record. Check out the video for “Understand Me” above and check out The Bake Sale below.
Location: 629 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis When: Sunday, March 22nd @ 8PM
As we enter Spring, the event’s are starting to heat up. After dropping a pair of good projects in 2014, Sweetz P and That Guy Soda will be headlining Triple Rock towards the end of March. Both of these artists are on the come up with growing fan bases, the night will also feature a performance from Ray LaCrooks. This one’s 18+ and advance tickets are $7 ($10 @ door), no link yet but we’ll make sure to throw that up when it’s available.
A couple of days ago, Northside spitter Sweetz P dropped her new album entitled Life Behind Bars. The project opens with the spectacularly vibrant track “Grand Entrance” and continues to impress throughout. Born and raised in Chicago, but residing in Minneapolis; Sweetz P grittier than your typical Minneapolis artist regardless of gender. Don’t lump Sweetz in with those other female rappers, she’s clearly on a different wave length as far as sound. Peep “Life Behind Barrrs” below and keep an eye out for more from Sweetz P.