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So there are a ton of events going on Jackson this month for all the music and art lovers out there! Here’s a list of just a few of them that yo...

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So there are a ton of events going on Jackson this month for all the music and art lovers out there! Here’s a list of just a few of them that you all should definitely be checking out. Support out local talent man, these artists work hard on their music.

On June 5th Fondren After 5 is going down, as it does every first Thursday of each month. There will be live music, food, drinks, giveaways, art for sale, and many other exciting activities. It all takes place in the historic Fondren District in Jackson, right off of State St.

Here's a rundown of the events that will be taking place. You never know what surprises may pop up though.

Here’s a rundown of the events that will be taking place. You never know what surprises may pop up though.

On June 7th my homie T-lo Da Champ will be dropping the visuals for his latest single “Poppin S**t”. Be sure to check back and see what he has cooked up.

Still for the Official Video for "Poppin' Shit"

Still for the Official Video for “Poppin’ Shit”

From June 5th – 8th you can catch DJ Young Venom on the 1’s and 2’s at the Grand Opening of H&M in Northpark Mall. He’ll be there each day from 10:00 am to 6 pm. Stop by and say what’s up to one of the dopest DJ’s in the city.

Dj Young Venom

Dj Young Venom

On June 8th head over to the Soul Wired Cafe for the bi-weekly GenerationNXT Open Mic Challenge Finals. 9 artists will compete to walk away with $500 and a performance slot at Summer Jam III! Several artists that have been featured on The Hood Hippie are in the running, don’t miss out! Oh, did I mention that the crowd gets to pick the winner. It’s gonna be a great time. There will also be an open mic and there will be several featured artists not in the competition as well.

generation nxt flyer

On June 10th Silas (Formerly Known as Trey Parker) will be releasing his long anticipated project “Rap Revolt”. Be sure to check it out, based on the tracks he’s been releasing its sure to be a great body of work.

Silas Flyer

June 20th The Basement Pt. 3 will be taking place. It’s featuring some of Jackson’s best artists. Check out the flyer below for more details.

The Basement Part 3 Flyer

June 21st will be New Jacks Volume at Turnup Studios on Wesley Ave, right next to Offbeat. You can hit both shops in one day and have a great time. The featured artists include Tira D, one of the dopest rappers in Jackson right now. Period. Ya’ll really don’t want to miss her hitting the stage.

New Jacks Volume 2 Flyer

June 28th there will be a concert held at the Russel C. Davis Planetarium featuring Tricky LT, Slimm Pusha, Silas and Calico Panache.

tricky lt flyer

Next month on July 7th Antwone Perkins will be releasing his project “Cocaine in Color” and there will be a huge showcase of Jackson area artists at Plush Groove including Antwone Perkins, Rahkua Ishakarah, Silas, Chief Lion and Renee Lee. Hit up Antwone Perkins on Facebook for more details and to buy advanced tickets.

Cocaine in Color Tickets

Bam! There you go. For people that are always complaining there is nothing to do in Jackson. Look at all of these events you can go support right here in the city. Check everything out. Support local talent.

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