Travis Porter to "Make it Rain" in Miami CANCELED
God bless Atlanta, dammit.
In terms of hip-hop, the ATL is always at the forefront of swag, pumping out bangers from some of the game's crunkest solo artists and rap crews.
Among them are three MCs -- Ali, Quez and Strap -- from the Atlanta suburb of Decatur, known collectively as Travis Porter, who, despite hustling in the rap game since 2006 (when the trio was known as Hard Hitters), have enjoyed a steady climb to mainstream recognition.
Together with the Kirko Bangz, Ca$h Out, and a slew of others, the Travis Porter dudes are scheduled to "Make it Rain" in Miami on February 23, when the Rizinstar Tour rolls through the James L. Knight Center.
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But let's just hope Strap remembers to keep his Glock at home.
UPDATE The Rizinstar Tour with Travis Porter, Kirko Bangz, Ca$h Out, and others has nixed its show at the James L. Knight Center in downtown Miami.
About a year ago, Strap was arrested at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport when security scanners picked up a loaded .45-caliber handgun in the rapper's carry-on luggage.
Two days after the incident, Strap spoke with MTV's Sway Calloway and admitted the whole thing was a misunderstanding.
"[I was] moving fast man, leaving the studio to catch an early flight," he said. "[It was] an honest-to-God mistake."
A few months later, the Travis Porter dudes dropped their debut record, From Day 1, after a shit-ton of mixtapes. And the rest is history, including homie's careless slip-up.
Rizinstar Tour. With Travis Porter, Kirko Bangz, Ca$h Out, and others. Saturday, February 23. James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second St., Miami. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets cost $26.75-47 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Call 305-372-4634 or visit jlkc.com.
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