Fri., Sept. 13, 10 pm • The Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave, Mpls., 612-338-6425 or www.cabooze.com •
Top Dawg EnT rapper who, along with Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolBoy Q, is a member of Black Hippy • with Metasota, Audio Perm and AlienzOnly
Fri., Sept. 13, 9 pm • Epic Event Center, 110 5th St N, Mpls., 612-332-3742 or www.epicmpls.com • The duo is one of the most critically acclaimed hardcore hip hop groups • with ALCHEMIST, Bloody James and Boogz Boogetz
Fri., Sept. 15, 10 pm • Epic Event Center, 110 5th St N, Mpls., 612-332-3742 or www.epicmpls.com • Some Type of Way Tour hosted by DOLO 18+
Sept. 12-22 • Penumbra Theatre, 270 North Kent St., St. Paul, 651-224-3180 or www.penumbratheatre.org • Written and performed by James T. Alfred and directed by Lou Bellamy, A Brown Tale is a one-man show about his childhood in Chicago. It reels from the outlandish to the hilarious to the deeply poignant. Born in 1972, Alfred recalls a time when “the projects” contained a proud Black community that was tightly knit and well managed.
Wed., Sept. 18, 7:30 pm Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S, Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S, Mpls., 612-338-2674 or www.thecedar.org Rooted in tradition, mind-blowing Ethiopian grooves,soaked with attitude