If I were to compile a Top 5 list of my favorite rappers, Playa Fly would definitely make that list. I was introduced to his music way way back in middle school and I have been a huge fan ever since. 

A fitting title

A fitting title

    The deep southern accent laced lyrics over bass heavy beats had me instantly hooked. I bought every album I could find at the Hickory Ridge Mall. I told you this was way way back in the day. I even wanted a silk Versace shirt because he wore one on the Movin' On album cover. He made me proud that a guy from a not so great part of Memphis actually was doing something big. That really resonated with me. 

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    Fast forward to 2017 and I hear about Playa Fly performing at Hard Rock on New Years Day as part of their Day One Live series. There was no way I was going to miss out on seeing Playa Fly perform in concert in Memphis. 

The Set Up

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The king needs a throne  

The king needs a throne  

Mic check  

Mic check  

The Show

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     The show was everything I expected and more. Playa Fly performed all the classics as well as some awesome freestyles. The crowd was electric and the vibe was everything! I was pleasantly surprised to see fellow Memphis hip hop legends Gangsta Black and Tommy Wright III in attendance as well.  

Gangsta Blac

Gangsta Blac

Tommy Wright III

Tommy Wright III

       The live band made the show even better. Very Roots-esque. Hip hop with a band just sounds so much better to me. 

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        Here's a little video recap of the performance. That vibe was everything!!  

Playa Fly

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       This was one of the more energetic concerts I've ever attended and the crowd participation was amazing. This was truly a great experience. If you're a Playa Fly fan, what's your favorite track? Nobody Needs Nobody will go down as my favorite.  

Life is for Living, 

Michael B.  

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