Money Where Your Mouth Is: Blackwell


Four reasons to go see the Bizzy Bone show at Peabody’s Friday, February 15: 1) You never know what Bizzy’s gonna do. 2-3) Opening act Flames, which features Krayzie Bone and Lloyd. 4) Blackwell, who ... well ... we'll let him tell you a little about himself, in this week's Money Where Your Mouth Is: Band: Blackwell Web: Hometown: “Canton, Ohio” Sounds like: “Biggie Smalls, with a mix of Jay-Z.” For fans of: “Old School Hip Hop, Heavy D, Rakim, and Biggie Smalls.” Fun fact: “Be prepared to see an exciting show ‘cause offstage, he's just the opposite and hits on topics you would never think rappers would talk about.” Playing Where/When: 7 p.m. Friday, February 15 at Peabody’s (2083 E. 21st St., 216-776-9990) www.peabody’ Why you need to see them: “Local talent that comes with R&B and hip-hop for all ages, with a mix of new and old school.” -- Blackwell, rap vocals, drums/keys programming, and guitar.


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