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Hayti, 804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC

Witness the dopest emcees in the Triangle in their most vulnerable form. Artists will perform acapella, honoring the craft and community at the Historic Hayti Heritage Center in Durham, NC.

Unplugged at Imurj

Imurj Artist Cafe, 300 S. McDowell St, Raleigh NC

Building Bridges Tour Present: Eternal The M.C. Unplugged

Imurj, 300 S McDowell St, Raleigh, NC

Cypher Univercity in conjunction with the Building Bridges Tour, is proud to present a special unplugged performance from Eternal The M.C. like never seen before! Eternal has joined forces with The Hope Collective to bring his albums to life through a live musical performance.

2019 Pittsburgh Pride

Andy Warhol Bridge, Pittsburgh PA

"PrideFest (Saturday, June 8 from noon-6 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 1-7 p.m.) will be a free event with continuous entertainment on the Pennsylvania Lottery Stage at Ft. Duquesne Blvd. & 9th Street and on the stage on the North Side end of the Andy Warhol Bridge at Isabella Street. There will be 175 vendor booths, food, a children’s activity area, pet area, and the Mylan Wellness Village. Performers include [...] Lena Jackson, a writer, rapper and poet from North Carolina."

Dick's Sporting Goods Marathon- Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

The American Basketball Association presents The Dick's Sporting Goods Marathon in Pittsburgh, PA.

The Power of Red Women's Benefit Concert

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AIT Festival Hall, 421 Maiden Lane First Floor Auditorium, Fayetteville, NC

Come out and join us for a one of a kind Red Carpet event. Filled with love, creativity, fun and so much more. There will be live performances from some of NC’s hottest female artists as well as special guest performances from other local acts. Live music, food, vendors, and special guest speakers (TBA). Let’s honor our Queens the right way and take a step on making a change.


50% of all proceeds will be donated to Zeta sigma Phi Inc.

Good Vibes Only

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Carolina Barbecue Banquet Ballroom, 1597 NC HWY 56, Creedmoor NC

Nacynze is bringing you nothing but GOOD #VIBES through #HIPHOP .

Come and catch the VIBES with performances by:

Vincent D. III Finney Lena Jackson CaliWood RassaMon Cayenne King Facts about Bob Music by DJ Damu

Food provided by @soulfoodexpressnc $10 at the Door Doors open at 7:30 Showtime at 8:30 Plus CASH GIVEAWAYS!! ( GVO) GOOD VIBES ONLY

Hopscotch Day Party

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The Pour House, 224 S Blount St, Raleigh NC

Carolina Waves & K97.5FM are back for the third year in a row to throw the Best Hip hop & R&B showcase of Hopscotch and this time it's an all female line-up!


Sponsored By Raleigh Brewing Free Food Provided By Johnny's Pizza

Beats n Bars Festival 2018

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Durham, NC



Beats n Bars’ mission is to build stronger community through the influence of urban culture and music. In order to meet this goal and place NC Hip Hop, and Durham specifically, in national conversations related to Hip Hop, BnB aims to establish relationships, build partnerships, and foster collaboration with individuals and businesses for support.

Official Pre-Carolina Awards Concert

The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St, Raleigh, NC

Carolina Waves | LBLB | Carolina Music Awards Pre Concert #CMAwards18

Hosted by K97.5's Carolina Waves host, (MirsEmpire), sounds by DJ RNB This is a special CM Awards Local Band Local Beer take over!

Reppaton's "On The Run" Tour

Champion's, 2109 Avent Ferry Road, Raleigh, NC

$10 Entry, 18+

Blueprint's "Two Headed Monster" Tour

Deep South, 430 S. Dawson St., Raleigh, NC

Blueprint's "Two Headed Monster" tour visits Raleigh, NC at the Deep South Bar. 8pm doors, $8 advance/$10 at the door. Also performing: Lena Jackson, Ghost Dog, and Ed Lewis. Hosted by Precyce Politix.

"Hear Her Roar" Benefit Concert

Uptown Bar and Lounge, 5504 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC

On Saturday April 14th, StandUP SpeakOut of NC will celebrate 14 years of commitment to the community, and we invite you to come join the party. We are featuring some of the dopest and fierce women artists, and you will not want to miss this Women's Benefit Concert.

The performance line up includes Tamisha Waden, Trina Thoughtz, Lioness-A, Yogii, and Lena Jackson.

Food while it lasts, drink specials, and door prizes will all be present.

And if that is not enough fun, we invite you to celebrate on the dance floor with the Prince VS Michael Jackson After Party sponsored by Uptown Bar and Lounge.

All proceeds from this event will benefit StandUP SpeakOut of North Carolina, and a portion of the proceeds will support Girl SpeakOut Summer Camp 2018.

Early Bird Tickets $15 Available beginning 3/14/18-4/1

Advance Tickets $20 Available 4/2-4/13

Day of Show Tickets $25

Tickets will not be sold at the door

Please stay tuned for more appearances.