Hey MMT Family! Veteran Freshman is bringing acclaimed Grammy-nominated vocalist/songwriter/producer Bilal to The Blockley in Philadelphia on Friday, December 13. And if you know anything about Bilal or his music, including the latest CD A Love Surreal, and live in or near the Philly, PA area you don’t want to miss this one!
Tickets are only $25 in advance, and $30 the day of the show. All patrons must be 21+ to enter. Also appearing will be BEANO, C-YOUNG, and vocalist/songwriter Zeek “The Experience;” the latter of which has opened across the country for several major acts including Ryan Leslie and Dru Hill.
Stop back by and let me know if you’re going Friday night, or better yet find me there and say what’s up!
Until next thought family, Thomasena
Bilal (bio excerpt from bilalmusic.com)
Born in Philadelphia Bilal Oliver is a schooled musician and dynamic live performer whose artistry draws from jazz, soul, and hip-hop. With fans that include Eryka Badu, Janelle Monae, Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammed and featured spots with, among others, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Diddy and Common, Bilal made his major label debut with 2001’s First Born Second. The cd sold over 300,000 copies and announced that Bilal was an artist to watch. Bilal’s sophomore recording Love For Sale leaked to the internet before its official release and would enjoy over half a million downloads. 2010 saw Air Tight’s Revenge, which yielded the Grammy nominated “Little Ones”. Ask Bilal how he sees A Love Surreal and he replies without hesitation. “I’ve always had a lot of information about what it is that I wanted to do but sometimes it would come off as obscure. This time I think I’ve set out what I meant to do.”
Simple enough, right?