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Rick Ross headlines Halloween rap show with DaBaby and Lil Durk at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

Rick Ross headlines Halloween rap show with DaBaby and Lil Durk at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Rapper, entrepreneur, and record executive Rick Ross, who recently released a new hit album, has been added as the headliner of “Halloween Massacre 2” at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. Announced back in August, the show presented by Cruz […]

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After Wilkes-Barre show, Snoop Dogg comes to Scranton for afterparty DJ set on Sept. 26

After Wilkes-Barre show, Snoop Dogg comes to Scranton for afterparty DJ set on Sept. 26

From a press release: West Coast rap icon Snoop Dogg plans to spend a long, busy day in Northeastern Pennsylvania, playing two different shows and meeting fans throughout Thursday, Sept. 26 and into Friday. First, he will bring his “Doggystyle” 25th anniversary tour to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township with […]

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Hip-hop group Kottonmouth Kings light up Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 27

Hip-hop group Kottonmouth Kings light up Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 27

From a press release: It was announced today that the self-described “psychedelic hip-hop punk rock” group Kottonmouth Kings will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Friday, Sept. 27. Scranton rappers Mercy Gang will open the 18+ concert as a full band. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open at 7 p.m., […]

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Rappers DaBaby and Lil Durk perform on Halloween at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

Rappers DaBaby and Lil Durk perform on Halloween at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Snoop Dogg isn’t the only rapper coming to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township this fall. It was announced today that two rising hip-hop stars, DaBaby and Lil Durk, will turn up the stage at “Halloween Massacre 2” on Thursday, Oct. 31, presented by Cruz Control Entertainment. […]

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Rap icon Snoop Dogg celebrates 25 years of ‘Doggystyle’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 26

Rap icon Snoop Dogg celebrates 25 years of ‘Doggystyle’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 26

From a press release: West Coast rap icon Snoop Dogg is still on tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of his debut album, “Doggystyle,” and it was announced today that he will bring his nostalgic hip-hop show to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, Sept. 26. This Snoop Dogg & […]

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MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE: Haters get ‘$MACKED’ by Scranton rapper Lucas Hex

Already working on new material, Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex has also been busy shooting music videos to promote his first full-length album, “Blue Carolina.” The first of those videos for the stinging single “$MACKED” is premiering today exclusively on NEPA Scene. The song’s beat was produced by SAKI, and the video was directed by […]

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Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx plays rescheduled show at Stage West in Scranton on April 27

Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx plays rescheduled show at Stage West in Scranton on April 27

From a press release: It was announced today that Bubba Sparxxx, an originator of the modern rap country genre with songs like “Deliverance,” “Ugly,” and “Ms. New Booty,” will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. He was originally scheduled to appear at the West Scranton venue in January, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: The Roots, YWCA Temple Guard, and Bluestone at Gov. Tom Wolf Inaugural Celebration, 01/15/19

PHOTOS: The Roots, YWCA Temple Guard, and Bluestone at Gov. Tom Wolf Inaugural Celebration, 01/15/19

After a formal afternoon ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 15 where Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman were sworn in and delivered speeches, the newly elected (and, in Wolf’s case, reelected) Democrats were able to let loose a bit that night at the Moving Pennsylvania Forward Inaugural Celebration at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex […]

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Philly hip-hop legends The Roots perform at Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugural celebration in Harrisburg on Jan. 15

Philly hip-hop legends The Roots perform at Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugural celebration in Harrisburg on Jan. 15

From a press release: Today, the Wolf Inaugural 2019 Committee announced that influential and critically acclaimed Philadelphia hip-hop band The Roots will perform at Governor Tom Wolf’s Moving Pennsylvania Forward Inaugural Celebration at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg on Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Tickets for the inauguration […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton rapper Lucas Hex releases debut single ‘Omen,’ announces album release show

Following up the release of his hard-hitting “Sermons” EP in March, Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex is premiering a bloody new music video for “Omen,” the debut single from his upcoming album “Blue Carolina,” exclusively on NEPA Scene. Directed by Timmypricefilm and produced by Neighbour Beats, the video implies the same type of harsh imagery […]