This Summer was jam-packed with great Rap festivals and performances. But just because the Summer is over, doesn’t mean that its too late to catch a fantastic performance from Hip-hop’s finest. Touring season is upon us, and artists both mainstream and underground are making stops in Detroit in the month of November. So if you’re suffering from concert FOMO, fear not! We got you covered.
After spending more than a year in prison for breaking his parole, eastside Detroit rapper 42 Dugg is finally free. And what better way to celebrate than by performing in the heart of his hometown on his birthday? Dugg will be taking over Little Ceasar’s Arena on the 25th along with some unnamed special guests. Many fans expect new music to be announced during the celebration as well, so if you’ve been dying to hear some new Dugg, you’ll definitely want to be in attendance.
Following the release of her controversial third album Sundial, Noname is traveling across the country on a tour of the same name. Noname, an avid lover of books and privacy, hasn’t been on a tour of this scale since 2018, and there’s no telling when she’ll do so again. The rapper will be performing both her old classic and her new hits at the Magic Stick on Woodward on the 25th.
Danny Brown & JPEGMafia
Everyone’s favorite alt-rap duo is coming to the city to rock the Russell Industrial Center. The two rappers are closing out their successful Scaring the Hoes tour here in Danny Brown’s hometown as part of the 10th anniversary of Bruiser Thanksgiving. The concert will also take place less than a week after the release of Brown’s long-awaited album Quaranta. Leading some to believe that he’ll perform selections from the album for the first time during the concert. And as implied by the event name, the concert will be held the night before Thanksgiving and will last from 9 pm- 2 am.
Earl Sweatshirt & The Alchemist
Odd Future alum Earl Sweatshirt and veteran Hip-hop producer The Alchemist are hitting the road together for the very first time. The tour comes only a few short months after the two released the hidden album that they supposedly uploaded on YouTube under a fake name years ago. Both critics and fans have been loving the project since its debut, and you can catch the album live on the at when they stop by St. Andrews Hall on the 27th.
Ms. Lauryn Hill & The Fugees
In celebration of the 25 Anniversary of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Hill and her old Fugees groupmates Wyclef Jean and Pas are on tour rocking stadiums across North America. This is the first time they’ve shared the stage with each other in years, and the first time they’ve toured together since the height of their popularity in the 90’s. They’ll be making a stop here in Detroit at Little Ceasar’s Arena on the 21st and are expected to start at 7 pm.
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