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Spring Concert Artists: All You Really Need to Know

As you all should know, Bryant University’s Spring Week is coming up pretty quickly. This year SPB has blessed us with two headliners for out Spring Concert, so here is some rad facts about them to pump you all up!

Waka Flocka Flame

 

Waka Flocka Flame is a rapper who grew up in Georgia, where he also launched his career. His first mixtape came out in 2009. During 2009 he also had a song featured in a commercial and was featured on a song with his mentor, Gucci Mane. He has since been featured in songs with Drake, Nicki Minaj, Tyler the Creator and a previous Bryant Spring Concert guest, B.o.B!

Most Popular Songs:

No Hands  Hard in Da Paint Game On

Fun Facts:

  • His real name is Juaquin James Malphurs
  • He was born May 31, 1986
  • According to an article written by Splice Today he only drinks alcohol with bird-related titles like Grey Goose and Wild Turkey

Hoodie Allen

Hoodie Allen, a rapper from New York, got his start in 2012 with his album called All American after he became popular on the internet. He was discovered during a frat party at U Penn by a big producer who helped shoot him into stardom. Since then he has had a few albums and even done work with artists like Ed Sheeran!

Most Popular Songs:

No InterruptionNo Faith in BrooklynYou Are Not a Robot

Fun Facts:

  • His real name is Steven Markowitz
  • He was discovered while rapping and DJ-ing at an Alpha Epsilon Pi party
  • He really loves Taco Bell

If you want to see these guys perform here at Bryant, follow @BryantSPB for ticket purchasing and other concert info! We hope we see you all there!

 

Sources:

http://www.billboard.com/artist/303588/hoodie-allen/biography 

http://www.billboard.com/artist/277783/waka-flocka-flame/biography

Senior, marketing major from Pembroke MA.  Marketing and PR Chair for Bryant's Her Campus chapter.  Loves sharks.   
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