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Bo Dean brings “FroNation” to Blueberry Hill

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Beloved and phenominal St. Louis hip-hop artist Bo Dean, brought “FroNation” to Blueberry Hill this past Friday night for a riviting performance.

Positive vibes and good energy”, was the veteran rapper’s response when asked about the night. “They came out, bought merch, and had good energy“.

The show was a fortifying performance for the St. Louis native. Decked in his signature brand gear, Bo Dean exemplified the artist and activist his fans have come to know and love.

Bo Dean, with gleeful bravado, wore a “Fronited we stand, divided we fall” t-shirt, “Fronation” pants, Michael Jackson glove(signaling he’s the greatest), and all-white Nike Air Force 1 shoes. All his custom gear designed by Bria Kelly.

On a night where rap artist Young Jeezy was performing, St Louis underground converged at Bo Dean‘s performance. Not only a testament to Bo Dean‘s talent, but a testament to the strength of the St. Louis underground community.

Whole crowed lit 🙌🏾🙏🏾

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Performing with a full band, Poetiq and the Poets, Bo Dean walked on stage to embracive cheers from the crowd. Shortly after his introduction to the stage, he invited the crowd to join him in saying “F@*k Cancer!“. Referring to the recent lost of his father to the disease. Then went into his song titled “F@#k’em“.

During his forty-five minute performance, Bo Dean offered his brand of soulful, up-lifting vibes, that connects social issues of today with those of the past. Bo Dean also displayed lyrical supremacy with some good old-fashion bars(rap lyrics).

He performed songs from his latest album “Fromerica”, such as “I Think I Lover Her”, “All My” and “Mental Vacay”. He also performed classic songs from his Bovember 3 project such as “Drop” and the fan favorite “Chi Chi“.

Bo Dean also tapped into some of project collaborations, which brought out rapper T Dubb-O for “Wad Up”,  Louie Boy for “Track 2”, Tylan for “Richocet“, and Jay Dee for “How could you ever“.

There were also great opening performances from Miistro Freeyo and Sal Calhoon.

The evening preceded with all around great performances from everyone who stepped foot on the stage. Bo Dean‘s upcoming project Froppreciation is set to release in early Fall 2017.

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The Finesse Center – A New Home for Artists

Art and culture are the portals for artistic knowledge and discovery. The Finesse Center is a place for people across all of the arts to come together to learn, connect, and share. Our mission is to create an environment in which creatives can thrive in St. Louis. As an establishment of support and resources, the Finesse Center exists to help foster your passions and lifelong dreams – a place for creatives to make a way.

The Finesse Center, named in honor of the late Tyrell A. Thompson, is a co-working space designed to be a collaboration community and resource for creatives located in the heart of downtown St. Louis, Missouri.

Among the biggest challenges for a creative freelance professional is finding an inspiring place to work, meet professionally with clients, as well as network and access resources. The Finesse Center is the answer to community’s needs by providing a creative space to work and play.

Creative professionals, who work from home, and across multiple industries and professions, need a place to work creatively and collaborate with like-minded individuals. Typical alternatives include coffee shops, libraries, and at home offices. The concept of coworking is quickly catching on in major cities in the United States and Europe. Coworking is attracting many individuals from a range of professions looking to take advantage of shared workspaces.

The Finesse Center is more than just an empty desk or lounge area. Finesse Center offers an open workspace as well as meeting areas that are well designed, trendy, comfortable, and inspiring. It will be equipped with amenities such as wifi, desktop computers, printers, digital cameras, backdrops, easels, canvasses, and more all available for its dedicated members. In addition to providing a place to work, The Finesse Center is a place for creatives to network and mingle. Members have access to seminars, workshops, and discounts to weekly events. It is also a venue for artistic events, professional seminars, and workshops for the local community.

There will be an event held on November 10th in Tyrell’s honor at the Finesse Center hosted by T-Animated and music by our very own DJ Twinny Twin. Below is the info!

You can also buy tickets for this event at http://finessecenterexclusive.eventbrite.com/

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[EVENT ALERT] House Ov Beeōmbi Presents “Sept. First.”

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As you know in St. Louis, Fall is for fashion.

Beeōmbi kicks off Fashion Week strong with his first fashion show in his hometown entitled, “Sept. First.”.  This experience is brought to you by our good friends Designer Beeōmbi, also known as Derron Cherry, and CJ Pasley.

It’s scheduled to kick off tomorrow, and online tickets are still available.  Tickets can be purchased at the door, but for better seating selections, click here.

For now sit back and enjoy the teaser below for this fashion experience.

“This show is decicated to my mother who passed away just one year ago. This collection is inspired by the woman my mother was and what she loved. There was no funeral or ceremony so I chose to commemorate her with the gift that she gave me, on the day that she was born, September 1st. My mother got tattooed on her arm that “The legacy continues”… Yes it does Queen!” -Beeombi

Event Details

Doors Open at 8:00pm | Doors Close at 9:00pm | Presentation Begins at 9:01pm

The Nine Network – 3655 Olive St, St. Louis 63108

Sponsors

ALIVE Magazine | Moët & Hennessy | Duane Reed Gallery | Projects + Gallery | ZioSolutions | Trilogy

 

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Event: Strawberry Jamz Mixtape Release Party

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St. Louis artist, Jamz is set to release his mixtape entitled Strawberry Jamz at the close of August.
Jamz will be shutting down the house at Cicero’s in the Delmar Loop, August 30th for his mixtape release/ Birthday party.

ULSTN Radio’s very Own Twinny Twin will be in the mix!

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Make sure are there to support your own. RSVP on the Facebook Event page! https://www.facebook.com/events/161651604238804/

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[EVENT ALERT] T Dubb O to ShutDown the BOOTLEG

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Saturday Aug 27th T Dubb O will be live in concert @The BootLeg. Since the release of his latest album “The Drop” (released Jan 15, 2016) T Dubb O has continued to raise the bar. From becoming an activist for change in his community to shaking the hand of the President of the United States, T Dubb O is one of the few rappers who lives what’s in his music. His single “No Chill” released from his latest album is an instant hit.

When it comes to delivery, flow and versatility T Dubb O is one of the best. He’s sure to have “No Chill” come August 27th. The concert also features Tef Poe, Bo Dean, Indiana Rome, Mista MCFly, Legend Camp and a Surprise Guest. This will be a show you don’t want to miss!

Concert Located 4140 Manchester Ave, 63110.

Purchase The Drop on Itunes @ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-drop/id1070744082

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Nelly to Perform with St. Louis Symphony

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Nelly.

It’s gonna get hot in herre on February 3 — and by “herre,” we mean Powell Hall.

In an unprecedented one-night-only collaboration, the rapper Nelly will be performing that night with the St. Louis Symphony. And yes, that will mean “original symphonic twists” on the St. Louis native’s hits, including “Hot in Herre,” “Country Grammar” and “Just a Dream,” presumably with conductor David Robertson showing off his best twerk.

And while it would be easy to posit that hell has officially frozen over — that this evening will be the greatest clash of cultures since Thermopylae — we’re not sure we’d buy any of that.

After all, this is the same symphony that’s bringing you a tribute to Prince (on October 9) and has already welcomed symphonic riffs on Led Zeppelin and David Bowie and featured the music of the Legend of Zelda — which is, yes, a Nintendo game. Compared to that, “Just a Dream” seems positively, well, symphonic.

Tickets went on sale this morning; prices range from $45 to $150. If you want to shell out even more, you can pay for a VIP package that’ll score you a meet-and-greet with Nelly himself. Refreshments, we suspect, are not included.

 

Source: RIVERFRONT TIMES

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Blue Light Underground Presents: Wine-N-Grind STL

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Ladies, remember a time back in the day where y’all wondered which crush of yours, was going to ask you to the school dance?

Fellas, what about a time where we stressed about being rejected after asking a crush to the school dance?

Well the good people over at Blue Light Underground, have an event for you to attend this weekend, that brings those memories back to life.  Pull up solo dolo or bring whomever you fancy, I’m sure your night will have a happy ending.  I’ve heard there will also be wine and chocolate pairings at the door, for anyone who RSVP at the event’s page.

To put you and others attending, in the MOOD, check out the Wine-N-Grind Mix dropped by Stereo Assault.

Oh, and just know before clicking play, you may want to prepare yourself and sharpen your slow dancing skills.

This mix will have your Saturday night happy ending, feeling like a honeymoon. #winengrindstl

For event details click here – Wine-N-Grind STL

 

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT:

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Have you heard of JSMN? JSMN is a walking fusion of hip-hop, Neo-Soul, Jazz and Blues. A truely unique and creative sound.

Her latest single “Payphone” (prod. by medasin) is a must hear. The beautiful saxophone, followed by a smooth baseline over dope lyrics is hip-hop at it’s finest. This is the creativity and expression mainstream music is missing.

Check out her album “1996” on soundcloud:

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