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U of I’s Finals Fest 2018 Welcomes Hip-Hop Artist 6LACK

April 02, 2018

Two-time Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist 6LACK (pronounced black) will headline the University of Idaho’s Finals Fest 2018 on Saturday, April 28, in Moscow.

 

 6LACK is an Atlanta-based singer-songwriter whose style is described as “moody hip-hop.” He is best known for his 2016 platinum single “Prblms,” which was nominated at the 2018 Grammy awards for Best Rap/Sung Performance. 6LACK’s debut album “Free 6LACK” was also nominated for a Grammy in the Best Urban Contemporary Album category. His other hit songs include “Ex Calling” and a single released on Valentine’s Day called “Cutting Ties.”

 

Northwest hip-hop artist Yodi Mac will be the opening act. Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 28, with a house DJ beginning a short time later, on the U of I SprinTurf field located east of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Food vendors will be on site.

The Finals Fest concert will be held rain or shine. Admission is free for U of I students with a VandalCard. General admission is $25. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Kibbie Dome or online at www.uidaho.edu/ticketoffice.

 

Finals Fest is sponsored by the ASUI Vandal Entertainment Board. For more information, visit, www.uidaho.edu/ve. For event questions and details, email asui-ventertainment@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-5471.

 

Media Contact:

Shelby Burkhart

Vandal Entertainment Board Chair

360-421-2816

sburkhart@uidaho.edu 

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