Rap veterans Jermaine Dupri and Big Boi have teamed up to help kick-off next month’s Heineken Inspire series in Atlanta.
According to a press release, tickets for the secret event will go on sale Monday (August 16) via www.redstar.heineken.com.
The summer is soon coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the party has to stop. On Saturday, September 4th, Heineken brings “Heineken Inspire”, a day of creativity in music, food, and more to Atlanta. The all day event will feature special performances by Big Boi, Jermaine Dupri and other surprise guests. In addition to the performances, fans 21 and older will have access to unique on-site experiences including the opportunity to silk screen their own souvenir t-shirt, a gaming area where they can test their skills on DJ Hero and a tasting area where they can grab an ice cold Heineken or Heineken Light on Draught. For more information please visit the Inspire tab on the Heineken Red Star Soul Facebook fan page (WWW.REDSTAR.HEINEKEN.COM). While you’re there, be sure to cast your vote to bring the encore performance back to Atlanta! This is an event you don’t want to miss!! (Press Release)
Last month, rap newcomer J. Cole and hip-hop veteran DJ Jazzy Jeff took to the stage for the Heineken series in Philadelphia.
On July 16th-17th Heineken Inspire will be putting on a concert in Philadelphia starring J. Cole and Philly’s own legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff. Heineken Red Star Soul is a live, hip hop concert series in its 5th year, is now part of the Heineken Inspire series. The Inspire series continues the tradition of bringing A-list performers to invitation-only, intimate venues around the country. More details about the show will be coming soon but mark your calendars. (Hype LG)
In early July, Jay Electronica and Big Boi took part in the Heineken concert series.
From 2pm-7pm on a Saturday afternoon; Heineken will bring to the stage some of today’s hottest performers and DJs including *D-Nice, Clark Kent and the legendary Jazzy Jeff. In addition to the performances, adult fans 21 and older will have access to unique on-site experiences including the opportunity to silk screen their own souvenir t-shirt, a game area where they can test their DJing skills on DJ Hero and a tasting area where they can grab an ice cold Heineken or Heineken Light on Draught. (Hip Hop Press)
Aside from the event, Big Boi recently released his new solo album, Sir Lucious Left Foot.
OutKast frontman Big Boi’s Sir Lucious Left Foot fell 13 positions to No. 36 with 10,000. After five weeks on the chart, the rapper’s new solo album has shelled out 129,800 records. (SOHH Sales Wrap)
Check out footage of Jay Electronica at the New Orleans Heineken show down below: