In demand hip-hop producer and multi-instrumentalist Kaelin Ellis is back in Tampa on Friday

'Robbed' rapper Gat$ opens the show.

click to enlarge Kaelin Ellis - Photo via Kaelin Ellis
Photo via Kaelin Ellis
Kaelin Ellis
The pandemic has been especially rough on Tampa Bay rap giant Gat$. In 2020, he lost his brother, Henry, and dropped his best and most personal work to date, Robbed, in response.

There was a silver lining when he opened for Freddie Gibbs back in November, and now, for what appears to be his first gig of the year, Gat$ will hit the stage with the Alan Parsons of rap—Lupe Fiasco producer Kaelin Ellis who played Rock the Park Tampa recently—plus Treis Alexander’s singer-songwriter project, Treis and Friends, and fellow Tampa-based emcee, DJ Eminent.
If you can’t make this show, Ellis and Alexander will be appearing at Gasparilla Music Festival next month.

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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.
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