Stevie B., Lisa Lisa playing ‘Freestyle Explosion’ concert in Tampa this summer

Montell Jordan, Tag Team and 69 Boyz are on the bill, too.

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click to enlarge Lisa Lisa who plays Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on August 20, 2021. - Phil DeSimone
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Lisa Lisa who plays Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on August 20, 2021.

Get ready to “Party your Body” when Freestyle Explosion:Throwback Jam brings the best freestyle musicians to downtown Tampa’s Amalie Arena on Friday, August 20.

Photos of Freestyle Explosion at Tampa’s Amalie Arena

Stevie B. shares headline status with “I Wonder if I Take You Home” singer Lisa Lisa. The stacked lineup continues with Exposé,George Lamond, and TKA K7, Debbie Deb, Trinere, and Pretty Poison.

The roller rink hitmakers are accompanied by old school hip-hop and R&B care of Montell Jordan (“This is How We Do it”), Tag Team (“Whoomp! There it is”), and 69 Boyz (“Tootsee Roll”) all on the lineup (69 Boyz is at Jannus this weekend, by the way). Exposé, George Lamond, TKA K7, Exposé, Debbie Deb and Pretty Poison—who all played 2018's "Freestyle Explosion" at Amalie—are also on the bill along with Trinere.

Tickets are $39.50-$150 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 4 via

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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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