Austin, Texas – International hip-hop icons Salt-N-Pepa will headline Longhorn Metropolis Limitations prior to Texas Football’s recreation as opposed to Rice on September 18. LCL, the acclaimed gameday concert series, opens at 2 p.m. on the LBJ Garden, positioned on the northeast corner of DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium, with No cost pregame and postgame things to do. All concerts are Absolutely free and open to the general public.
“Salt-N-Pepa have affected hundreds of thousands of lovers and an entire generation of artists all through their illustrious career,” claimed Vice President and Director for Athletics Chris Del Conte. “We cannot hold out for Longhorn Country to appreciate the hip-hop icons at Longhorn Metropolis Limits on September 18.”
“Push It” — Salt-N-Pepa’s signature get together-pumping anthem commenced out meaning a single thing and turned out to signify a little something else. Something even larger. Mainly because in a 35-12 months-vocation that took them from Queens to rap royalty, the duo of Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton have pushed it true superior as a trailblazing duo that improved the sport for girls in hip-hop. In the golden age of the genre that they assisted set on the new music map, they became, rather merely, the Very first Ladies of Hip-Hop.
Now the revolutionary pair are living legends who get to see their legacy playing out while they’re extremely a lot still producing moves. “More than the yrs, we have experienced every single feminine rapper come up to us and say that we have been their role models,” claims Salt. “We have been their inspiration. We were the explanation that they felt like, as ladies, they could do this in a man’s earth. It just gave me yet another degree of appreciation for what we knowledgeable as perfectly as what we accomplished.”
Salt-N-Pepa became the 1st female rap act to have an album go gold and then platinum. They turned, alongside with Queen Latifah, the to start with female MCs to gain a Grammy. They have turn into intercontinental superstars, getting hip-hop from Russia to Australia. And they nevertheless have the most effective-advertising album of all time by any feminine rap artists: their 1992 blockbuster Really Essential. “We have finished it all,” Pepa suggests basically.
Los Coastline, Austin’s very own quartet providing punchy psychedelic-pop soul led by Trey Privott and John Courtney, kick factors off on Sept. 8. Influenced by soul and funk, Los Coastline commenced their increase with 2019’s Samsara showcasing unforgettable tunes these as “Simplify”, “Monsters”, “Graves”, and “(Almost everything but) the Kitchen Sink.” In 2020, their collaboration with Gary Clark Jr. on Sam Cooke’s “A Modify Is Gonna Appear” rose to the best of the streaming charts. They are presently doing work on their very anticipated 2nd album.
The fan-favorite silent disco returns to Longhorn Town Boundaries pursuing the game. Showcasing a few stay DJs, taking part enthusiasts obtain a pair of wireless headphones and the skill to select between 3 diverse channels.
In addition, enthusiasts can get pleasure from all of the LCL amenities on the LBJ Lawn together with the Deep Eddy Lounge. This season, the cocktail backyard garden will be two times as large with twice as significantly shade for supporters ages 21 and more mature to love craft cocktails. Supporters can also get pleasure from delighted hour pricing** at Longhorn Town Limits, such as $5 16-oz. domestic beers and $6 16-oz. high quality beers. Stubb’s Bar-B-Q will also return to the lawn with the finest BBQ in town.
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**Content hour pricing is exclusive to Bevo Blvd., Smokey’s Midway, Longhorn Metropolis Limits and Hook ‘Em Hangout pregame.