Fresh off dual album release, Tampa rapper Vern Senior plays Crowbar on Friday

Queen of Ex, HeyeYella and Psych Montano are also on the ‘Hip-Hop Explored’ bill.

click to enlarge Fresh off dual album release, Tampa rapper Vern Senior plays Crowbar on Friday
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Hip-hop artist Vern Senior just dropped two albums on March 20—Vern de la Rosa Vol. 1 and, you guessed it, Vern de la Rosa Vol. 2—both bringing that trippy, quality that Tampa has come to expect from the local emcee.

Listen to “Darkside Moon” with headphones on and your eyes closed for an out of this world transportation with old school roller skating rink beats. Senior is a part of Friday night’s “Hip-Hop Explored” put on by local label and collaborative Healthy Phoenix. The massive talent continues with the rest of the lineup: Queen of Ex, HeyeYella and Psych Montano. Masks are still required and Crowbar shows are still at a limited capacity.

Hip Hop Explored: Vern Senior w/Queen of Ex/HeyeYella/Psych Montano. Friday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. $10. Crowbar, Ybor City.

See a list of Tampa “Safe & Sound” live music venues here.

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Stephanie Powers

Freelance contributor Stephanie Powers started her media career as an Editorial Assistant long ago when the Tampa Bay Times was still called the St. Petersburg Times. After stints in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she studied improvisation at Second City Hollywood, she came back to Tampa and stayed put.She soon...
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