Bay Area Entertainment Guide

Bay Area Entertainment Guide

Find Bay Area events, concerts, and more.

Big Boi: Shoes For Running Tour ...

Photo

May 16, 2013

Thu 9:00 PM

444 Jessie St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Map

Performers:

  • Big Boi
  • Killer Mike

More Info

Event Details

Big Boi Shoes For Running Tour w/ Special Guest Killer MIke LIVE at The Mezzanine. 21+ Event

Cost

Payment required - 35.00

Performer Info

Big Boi: Big Boi is an American rapper, song-writer, record producer, actor, and one half of the alternative hip hop duo Outkast.

Killer Mike: Killer Mike is an African-American rapper, signed to Columbia Records through OutKast's Purple Ribbon Records imprint. He made his debut appearance on "Snappin' and Trappin'" on OutKast's 2000 LP Stankonia, and also appeared on the Grammy winning song, "The Whole World", the single from OutKast's greatest hits album Big Boi and Dre Present...OutKast.

Mike released his debut album, Monster, in 2003. The album's lead single was "Akshon (Yeah!)", it featured OutKast on guest vocals, and was included on the soundtrack to the 2004 version of EA Sports popular video game Madden NFL. He even made a Madden 04 remix of Akshon (Yeah!) for the game. Following the release of his own material, he appeared on "Flip Flop Rock" & "Bust" on the Speakerboxx half of Speakerboxxx/The Love Below and on "Down South" from Ol' Dirty Bastard's mixtape album, Osirus. His second album "Ghetto Extraordinary" has had its release date pushed back several times due to disputes between Big Boi and Sony Records.

Killer Mike is also a part of the southern hip hop collective named Purple Ribbon All-Stars. He has done several songs on their two albums, including "Dungeon Family Dedication", an attempt to explain the takeover of the label by Big Boi, reminiscing the heyday of the Dungeon Family and Organized Noise.

Killer Mike has also performed as a voice actor. He plays a rapper/actor named Taqu'il in the Adult Swim cartoon Frisky Dingo.

Links

About Us
Find what you want to do, when you want to do it. For nonprofit organizations submitting an event for consideration on the site, please visit the Community Page.
The Scene
"The Breakfast Club" Coming to Bay Area Theaters for 30th Anniversary

"The Breakfast Club" Coming to Bay Area Theaters for 30th Anniversary

John Hughes' 1985 film The Breakfast Club will screen in Bay Area theaters for two days in March to celebrate the 30th anniversary.

"Fifty Shades of Grey" Distracts Sacramento Drivers

"Fifty Shades of Grey" Distracts Sacramento Drivers

Opening weekend for the film "Fifty Shades of Grey" included some unwilling viewers. The movie is being shown at the West Wind Drive-In theater in Sacramento, right off Highway 50.

Trailer Park Boys Stop at Oakland's Paramount Theatre

Trailer Park Boys Stop at Oakland's Paramount Theatre

Trailer Park Boys will bring their Still Drunk, High & Unemployed Tour to Oakland's Paramount Theatre on February 17.

Oakland Musician Wins NPR Tiny Desk Contest

Oakland Musician Wins NPR Tiny Desk Contest

An Oakland musician whose soulful blues-y twang beat out 7,000 other video entries took home the unprecedented title of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Contest.

Oakland Child Trafficking Epidemic Inspires Play

Oakland Child Trafficking Epidemic Inspires Play

Playwright Tracie Collins has been inspired by Oakland's child prostitution problem to create a stage show called "Cold Piece of Werk."

See more The Scene