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
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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, Tampa.brokenmoldentertainment.com

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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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