The Crown Coliseum presents The Kings & Queens of Hip Hop on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
DMX and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony co-headline the concert. Other artists include Trina, Scarface, Ying Yang Twins, Juvenile, 69 Boyz and Dukwon. The concert is hosted by Comedian A-Train with assistance by DJ Michelle Pooch.
Juvenile is a rapper, songwriter and actor from New Orleans. He is a former member of the hip hop group, Hot Boys. He began recording at the age of 19 and his first album was, Being Myself, in 1995. His singles, “Back That Thang Up” and “Ha,”put him on the map. In 2003, he returned to Cash Money Records to record Juve the Great, which included the number one single, “Slow Motion.”
“I am going to do my thizzle and all I know how to do is have a good time,” said Juvenile. “I love doing music and telling my story.”
Juvenile was inspired to perform hip hop when he heard Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five’s song “The Message” which includes the lyrics “It’s like a jungle sometimes, it makes me wonder how I keep from going under.”
DMX is a hip-hop recording artist and actor from Yonkers, New York. His best-selling album, And Then There Was X, included the hit single “Party Up (Up In Here).” He has been featured in films such as Belly, Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave and Last Hour. He starred in the reality television series DMX: Soul of a Man and published a book entitled, E. A. R. L.: The Autobiography of DMX.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is a hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio. The group consists of Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone and Flesh-N-Bone. Rapper Eazy-E signed the group to Ruthless Records and their debut album, EP Creepin on ah Come Up, featured the hit single “Thuggish, Ruggish Bone.” They are the only group that has worked with four deceased artists: Tupac, Notorious B.I.G.,Eazy-E and Big Pun when they were still alive.
Tickets are $88, $70, $55 and $33. For more information, visit www.CapeFearTix.com or call 888-257-6208.