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- Talib Kweli DJ set, Coolio concert, or Halloween party
- Where: The Hotel and Club Elevate
- Section: general admission
- Door time: one hour before showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.<p>
- $19 for two tickets (up to a $38 value)
- $35 for four tickets (up to a $76 value)<p>
- Talib Kweli DJ set on Saturday, October 26, at 10 p.m.
- Coolio concert and pre-Thanksgiving party on Wednesday, November 27, at 10 p.m.
- Halloween Party on Thursday, October 31, at 10 p.m.<p>
- How you know Talib Kweli: as one of rap’s most talented lyricists and the face of underground hip-hop
- Who he’s worked with: Yasiin Bey, Hi-Tek, Madlib, Kanye West
- Who’s on his newest album, Prisoner of Conscious: Nelly, Kendrick Lamar, Busta Rhymes, RZA
- How Soul Train praised the album: “Prisoner of Conscious continues in the same the vein of arguably Kweli’s most balanced and well rounded solo work…, successfully creating cohesion amongst an amplitude of sonics and influences.”
- What Jay-Z said about Kweli way back on the Black Album: “If skills sold, truth be told/I’d probably be, lyrically, Talib Kweli.”
- Where else you will find his name: in the middle of “equality,” in gross misspellings of “table”<p>
- Name on Coolio’s birth certificate: Artis Leon Ivey Jr.
- How you met him: “Gangsta’s Paradise,” from the movie Dangerous Minds
- How big a hit was that?: It stayed in the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 200 for three weeks.
- His newest album: From the Bottom 2 the Top, featuring Snoop Dogg and Ennio Morricone
- Why that last guy sounds familiar: Morricone was born in Rome in 1928, and composed the soundtracks to The Man With No Name trilogy, Once Upon a Time in the West, and La Cage aux Folles
- Where else you can catch Coolio: in Celebrity Wife Swap, Dracula 3000, and Futurama: Bender’s Big Score<p>