Happy 4th of July to all our readers out there,
and welcome to this week’s installment of Hip
Hop Live

This weekend kicks it off on Saturday (July 5) with RZA [click to read] at Webster Hall in New York, NY
at 6:00 PM, starting at $25. The Wu-Tang
head honcho will be performing again on Monday (July 7) at 9:00 PM at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, PA,
where tickets will go for $22.50. The legendary Sugar Hill Gang and Lisa
cancelled their performance on Saturday at the Wildwood Convention
in Wildwood, NJ. It is not clear
whether they will be rescheduling.

Crooked I will be
performing on Saturday (July 4) at Chop
in Seattle, WA at 9:00 PM. Tickets are $10. David Banner [click to read] will be
hitting the famous House of Blues Sunset
in Hollywood, CA on Monday at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $22.50.
Banner will also be performing on
Wednesday (July 9) at 7:30 PM at the House
of Blues Dallas
in Dallas,

Funk legend George
will be performing twice this week; first, on Tuesday (July 8) at
the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in
New York, NY at
8:00PM ($37.50), then again on Thursday (July 10) at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH
at 8:00 PM ($24.50). Indie collective Hieroglyphics
will be performing at the Glass
in Ponoma, CA on Friday (July 11) at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $18.

Other Hip Hop Shows
July 5 – July 11

Strong Arm Steady, July
5/8:00 PM, Knitting Factory, Hollywood, CA, $15.00. Twista, July
5/9:00 PM, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO, $32.00. Doug E. Fresh, July
6/10:00 PM, House of Blues NO, New Orleans, LA, $20.00. Lil Wayne, SHOW CANCELLED, Hirsch Memorial Coliseum, Sherveport, LA, N/A. Nelly, SHOW CANCELLED, Love, Washington, D.C., N/A.

Finally, HipHopDX’s most
anticipated show of the week…

…is Smif N Wessun,
Bilal, Ladybug Mecca
and Chip Fu performing with a live band as
part of the BK Hip Hop Festival at
the Brooklyn Masonic Temple in Brooklyn, NY!
The show will be on Thursday (July 10), and will feature surprise guests.
Tickets are $25, and are available at www.masonicboom.com.

That’s all for this week, folks. Tune in next time for info
on shows by Freeway, The Roots, Wale and