Rappers typically perform with hype men, who keep the crowd's energy up by waving around towels and feeding the audience granola bars. Get pumped with this GrouponLive deal.
- $15 for one ticket to see Biz Markie and Nice & Smooth as part of the Together Festival (up to a $36 value)
- When: Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Wilbur Theatre
- Section: floor standing room, balcony, or mezzanine
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart.
- Who you know at the Together Festival: Biz Markie, Nice & Smooth, Akrobatic, and Mr. Lif
- Biz Markie's birth name: Marcel Theo Hall
- How you know him: you were within earshot of a radio in 1989 and heard his hit "Just a Friend"
- How else you know him: you learned how to beatbox from him on Yo Gabba Gabba or studied copyright law and know that he was the first rapper to be sued for copyright clearance.
- How he handled that: like an absolute champ, titling his post-court album
“All Samples Cleared”
- How you know Nice & Smooth: their 1991 album Ain’t A Damn Thing Changed, featuring the hit “Sometimes I Rhyme Slow”
- How nice and smooth are Nice & Smooth: nicer and smoother than a silk stocking offering its seat on the bus to a senior citizen
- How you know Akrobatic: you've heard this Boston-based rapper on HBO's The Wire and ESPN's Playmakers.
- How you know Mr. Lif: you've heard his socially-conscious rapper collaborating on tracks with numerous big names in hip-hop ever since he released "Elektro" in 1998.