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EP PREMIERE: Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex delivers ‘Sermons’ with Lil Peep producer Nedarb

EP PREMIERE: Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex delivers ‘Sermons’ with Lil Peep producer Nedarb

Today, Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex has debuted his brand new hard-hitting EP “Sermons” exclusively on NEPA Scene. The album’s single, “Fade,” was produced by Nedarb Nagrom, who served as a producer for the late Lil Peep. Nedarb has also worked with other notable acts, such as Ghostemane, Xavier Wulf, and Scranton’s own Wicca Phase […]

 Rich Howells

Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre cancels rapper 6ix9ine’s show, closes temporarily

Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre cancels rapper 6ix9ine’s show, closes temporarily

Following the recent cancellation of controversial rapper 6ix9ine’s show at Easton concert venue One Centre Square, the Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre has followed suit and canceled its April 21 show, though it does not appear to be for the same reason. The 21-year-old rapper is currently out on bail after pleading guilty to a […]

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Grammy-winning hitmaker T-Pain raps at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 15

Grammy-winning hitmaker T-Pain raps at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 15

From a press release: The Wilkes University Programming Board will present Grammy Award-winning rapper T-Pain for their annual spring concert at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, April 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $30, plus fees, go on sale this Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at […]

 Rich Howells

Easton venue cancels sex offender 6ix9ine’s show while NEPA nightclubs promote his concerts

Easton venue cancels sex offender 6ix9ine’s show while NEPA nightclubs promote his concerts

Responding to widespread criticism and media attention, Easton concert venue One Centre Square has canceled a Feb. 9 concert with 6ix9ine while two Northeastern Pennsylvania venues have used the controversy to promote the upcoming shows they’ve booked with the Brooklyn rapper who currently awaits sentencing on child sex charges. One Centre Square, which opened last […]

 Rich Howells

Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre books rapper 6ix9ine, who pled guilty to child sex charges

Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre books rapper 6ix9ine, who pled guilty to child sex charges

The Ali Baba Lounge may promote itself as “Northeastern Pennsylvania No. 1 nightlife destination,” but it also serves as a magnet for controversy, from its choice of entertainers to incidents reported in and around the downtown Wilkes-Barre venue. Its latest controversy started yesterday when Ali Baba announced that Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine would perform there on […]

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Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, and more hip-hop artists perform at Hersheypark Stadium on June 2

Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, and more hip-hop artists perform at Hersheypark Stadium on June 2

From a press release: Top Dawg Entertainment announced today that TDE: The Championship Tour, complete with the label’s all-star roster of multi-platinum rapper Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker, and more, is coming to Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $30.10, $40.10, $54.60, $74.60, […]

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Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex announces tour with former Volumes singer Michael Barr

Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex announces tour with former Volumes singer Michael Barr

From a press release: Scranton-based hip-hop artist Lucas Hex has announced that he will be embarking on a tour with national recording artists Michael Barr and Apache Chief. Barr, who has recently launched a solo hip-hop career, is best know for his work as the vocalist of the progressive metalcore band Volumes. The Los Angles […]

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Chart toppers Kesha and Macklemore perform together at Hersheypark Stadium on July 21

Chart toppers Kesha and Macklemore perform together at Hersheypark Stadium on July 21

From a press release: After collaborating on the hit single “Good Old Days” this year, chart-topping, multi-platinum-selling artists Kesha and Macklemore will team up in 2018 for The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore Tour, which stops at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $35.60, $45.60, $55.60, and $95.60, plus […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Chart-topping rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 17

Chart-topping rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 17

From a press release: With his new album “The Bigger Artist” and its singles topping the Billboard charts this week, it was announced that New York hip-hop artist A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $55, and $70 […]

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Hollywood Undead and Butcher Babies rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 21

Hollywood Undead and Butcher Babies rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 21

From a press release: It was announced today that Los Angeles rap rock group Hollywood Undead will perform with heavy metal band Butcher Babies at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $25-$28, go on sale this Friday, July 28 at 10 a.m. and will be available […]