Two major Top 40 hip-hop acts — Canadian rapper Drake and Atlanta trap trio Migos — are coming to St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center on August 1.
Their 41-date journey is being billed as the “Aubrey & the Three Amigos Tour,” a nod to Drake’s Christian name (Aubrey Graham) and two interesting facts about Migos (three of ’em; they’re friends). Tickets ($46.50-$176.50) go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday via the venue box office and Ticketmaster; Amex cardholders get first dibs beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
At this point, everyone should be familiar with Drake (looking at you, “Who?” uncle in the comment section). The three-time Grammy winner has been a pop culture presence since his early acting role in TV teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation, and a musical force since his debut album, 2010’s Thank Me Later. His irresistible emo-rap powers won over our critic at Xcel back in 2016. Continue Reading…
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This week in Hip Hop, Childish Gambino released a music video for “This Is America,” creatively encapsulating what living in America is like in 2018. Spotify also launched a “hateful conduct” policy and had R.Kelly and XXXTENTACION’s music removed from their playlists. Lastly, Houston lost “Million Dollar Hook Man” Big T, known for his contributions on Lil Troy’s 1999 hit “Wanna Be A Baller,” after he suffered a heart attack. Continue Reading…