Orlando & The Freakshow

Tampa is celebrating the 50th birthday of this culture so we’re letting you in on hip hop shows coming to Tampa. There are many crayons in this box. The vibe and flavor reaches into pop mc’s like Bryce Vine and even in the R&B groups like New Edition. Bell Biv DeVoe ooze the culture and let’s not forget Bobby Brown.

Wu-Tang Coming To Tampa

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I was always told people rap but hip hop is the life around the art. Makes a lot of sense. It isn’t something we do but it is something that we live.  There was a time where the offerings were limited but not these days. Take a look at hip hop shows coming to Tampa and choose where you’ll say happy birthday hip hop.

  • Lecrae - March 19th

    36th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards - Arrivals

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    Lecrae is an actor, artist, president, co-owner and founder of Reach Records. He was the first hip hop artist to land the Grammy for Best Gospel Album. Catch him at Crossover Church 1235 E. Fowler Ave

  • Bryce Vine - March 26th

    Bryce Vine on stage

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    Bryce Vine, the Cali singer and rapper is famous for landing a couple of hits on the Billboard Hot 100.  Both came from his debut CD “Carnival“.  You may have bumped “Drew Barrymore” and “La La Land” since both were pretty active on social media.  Check out Bryce at Jannus Live.

  • Onyx - April 13th

    Onyx on stage

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    Onyx, consisting of rapper/actor duo Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz, put their stamp on 90’s hip hop with hit’s like “Slam” and “Shut Em Down“. Onyx is loud, brash and certainly hip hop. With TV and movie placement, their personalities have rivaled their music. However, as I’m typing this, a commercial for Progessive is playing “Slam” right now.  Happy birthday hip hop!  30th anniversary of “Bacdafucup” hits Brass Mug 1450 Skipper Rd.

  • Our Hip Hop Concert - April 8th

    Juvie the Great

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    Headlined by special guest Juvie The Great, this show is all about the local Hip Hop scene of Tampa Bay. All sides of this area are represented for this 2nd annual event Tom g., Tae Bae Bae, Famous Kid Brick, Javon Black, Priceless Scott, Krazy and many other Tampa Bay artists. Saturday – Perry Harvey Sr. Park 1000 East Harrison Street, Tampa

  • New Edition - April 30th

    New Edition Tour

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    Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph and Johnny make up the 6 man, 3.0 version of R&B supergroup New Edition. They began as a young, hip, singing group. Yet, hip hop is all over this guys together and apart. Bobby Brown? Bell Biv Devoe (who gave us Boyz II Men)? Hip Hop is a close cuzzin of these Boston boys to men. Amalie Arena – with Keith Sweat, Guy and Tank.

  • Ice Cube - April 28th

    Ice Cube on stage

    (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Yaamava’ Resort & Casino)

    Hip hop icon and media mogul, Ice Cube brings a classic celebration to the USF campus. The actor, director, and Big 3 basketball league owner is taking the stage with Cleveland MC’s Bone Thugs & Harmony, Lisa Lisa, 2 Live Crew, JJ Fad and Color Me Badd. The Yuengling Center is the spot for this classic night out.

  • Snoop Dogg - Aug 12

    2023 Snoop a loop

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    NASCAR Clash at the Coliseum

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    The High School Reunion Tour hits town with Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa headlining the bill. The lineup also includes Too $hort, Warren G. Berner and DJ Drama for this party with Uncle Snoop.

  • Wu-Tang/Nas - Sept. 24

    Nas at Hard Rock

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    Wu-Tang on stage

    (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

    Hard Rock joins the celebration of Hip Hop with a pool party so big that they’re covering one of their humongous pools. Probably a good thing with Nas and Wu-Tang turning up and the casino in September.

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