Philadelphia rapper Cassidy joined by Tampa Bay’s best local MCs for Friday concert

The Villanz return to the stage at Hooch and Hive.

click to enlarge Cassidy, who plays Hooch and Hive in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 10, 2021. - CassidyVEVO/YouTube
Cassidy, who plays Hooch and Hive in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 10, 2021.

Another week in Tampa Bay and, no surprise, there’s another killer hip-hop show—this time with Philly rapper Cassidy headlining alongside a slew of local talent. You probably know the battle-rapper turned chart-topper from his mega hits “I’m a Hustla” and “My Drink N’ My Two Step.” (We’ll brush his first single “Hotel” featuring problematic pedo R. Kelly under the rug.)

The show starts with a two-hour “Tampa Vibez'' pre-party showcasing the area’s hottest including Perception, OG Tampa duo The Villanz, Vern Senior, Zae Ewing, Jinx, and K.III. Cassidy’s show officially starts at 9 p.m. but stay tuned to the event page for information on a private meet and greet with the condom spokesman.

Cassidy/Perception/The Villianz/Vern Senior/Zae Ewing/Jinx/K.III. Friday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m. $30-$50. Hooch and Hive,

Support local journalism in these crazy days. Our small but mighty team works tirelessly to share music news, events and concert announcements as the Tampa Bay music scene recovers from coronavirus shutdowns. Please consider making a one time or monthly donation to help support our staff. Every little bit helps.

Follow @cl_tampabay on Twitter and subscribe to our newsletter.

About The Author

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...
Scroll to read more Show Previews articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.


Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]