June 24, 8 p.m. | Texas Trust CU Theater
Cue “Return of The Mack” because T-Pain is back in Dallas. The Grammy-winning artist was originally scheduled to perform at The Factory at Deep Ellum on May 18. In response to low ticket sales, T-Pain aired his complaints on a viral TikTok. The video found a second life on Twitter, which sparked an exchange with Mayor Eric Johnson about public safety in Deep Ellum. After the back and forth, T-Pain rescheduled his Dallas tour date to Grand Prairie for his North Texas fans. Buy tickets to see Teddy Pain in person.
House of atmosphere
June 24, 8 p.m. | The living room
Are you all ready for the new Zayland? Earlier this month, Spotify added “Case Closed”, the single from Zayland’s latest project, to the platform’s Fresh Friends Hip Hop playlist. Since then, the musician has been rehearsing with fellow local capshuns, Graham Malice, Yellow Jones and many more in preparation for Vibe House. The hyper-regional music showcase will have performances from Electric Tongues, Muriel, Honey Daii, Brijole. DJs Blaq Pages, Hubbledvision and Saucy D will also perform. Buy tickets.
Jacks Haupt & Mattie
June 24, 8:30 p.m. | The Wild Detectives
All Haupt praise. The Latinx singer is the subject of mijaa critically acclaimed documentary on the singer’s journey to stardom. Independent wire described the film as “a tribute to those children of immigrants, especially those from families divided across borders, shooting for their own aspirations while carrying on their backs their parents’ hopes for a life without fear, mija radiates to know that in its specificity, it speaks to millions of people. Haupt will share the stage with music and hair extraordinaire Mattie the day before film screenings at the Oak Cliff Film Festival on Sunday afternoon. To buy tickets.
Cuenta tu Historia
June 25, 11 a.m.. | 410 S. Windomere Ave.
Arts Mission Oak Cliff teams up with artist Tina Medina and streetwear brand Malcriadas Collective to pay homage to their neighborhood. DJ Alaska and Soy Capaz will provide music for the community-wide block party, where residents are encouraged to share their stories. These stories will be recorded to preserve the oral history of the neighborhood. The event is free to the public.
Down 4 Dallas
June 25, 12 p.m. | Hip-Hop Family Art Center, 531 pleasant grove
Dust off the Adidas for a day of old school hip-hop fun. The City of Dallas and B-Boy Academy Hip-Hop are hosting a family event to honor hip-hop. Get ready to compete in a series of hip-hop inspired contests like Fresh Dressed or show off your best poppin/funk or krumping skills. The event is free to the public.
Triple D Experience
June 25, 7 p.m. | The Echo Lounge and the Music Room
Do you love Dallas hip-hop and need $1,000? Bobby Sessions is giving away a cash prize to one lucky person at The DDD Experience. The free concert, headlined by Sessions, Coach Tev, Jason Lyric and Tray Haggerty, celebrates local hip-hop and the community that supports it. We wrote about this earlier in the month. According to Sessions, the Grammy winner will debut something “legendary” at the concert. Congratulations also to P$O Kwama, who won an opening set for the concert. Get tickets.
Taylor Crumpton is FrontRow’s online art editor, Magazine DThe arts and entertainment blog of . She is a proud Dallasite…