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Excitement Grows Over Top Hip-Hop Artist “Future’s” Appearance at 2015 Homecoming Concert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – With more than 3,000 tickets sold, the biggest presale for a student concert at TSU in the last three years, anticipation is growing for an appearance by one of the hottest hip-hop artists in the nation.

Future

Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, better known by his stage name “Future,” a BET Hip-Hop Award winner for “56 Nights,” will be the featured artist at the Homecoming Concert in the Gentry Complex Thursday. The concert starts at 7 p.m.

“Future,” also known for such albums as “Hottest” and “DS2,” which earned him his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in July, will be one of two major acts coming to TSU for the 2015 Homecoming celebration.

Grammy-nominated and Tony Award winner Melba Moore is also coming to the Music City. The R&B singer will be the featured guest at the Scholarship Gala Oct. 16 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville.

“I am very pleased to see our students so excited and happy with the events of Homecoming this year,” said Dr. Jame’l Hodges, assistant dean for Student Life, noting the students’ excitement about “Future” coming to their campus. “’Future’ was selected as the top choice by our students. Since then we have sold over 3,000 tickets for this event, which is the largest ticket sales we have had since my arrival in 2012. Each event has been standing room only and it truly embodies the spirit of homecoming.”

Tickets for the Homecoming Concert are $25 in advance and $40 at the door for students with valid college ID. General public tickets are $35 in advance and $50 at the door. For information call (615) 963-5644.

Tickets for the Scholarship Gala are $150 and available by calling 615-963-5481.

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Tennessee State University
3500 John Merritt Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
615.963.5331

About Tennessee State University

With more than 9,000 students, Tennessee State University is Nashville’s only public university, and is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant university offering 38 undergraduate, 22 graduate and seven doctoral programs. TSU has earned a top 20 ranking for Historically Black Colleges and Universities according to U.S. News and World Report, and rated as one of the top universities in the country by Washington Monthly for social mobility, research and community service. Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University celebrated 100 years in Nashville during 2012. Visit the University online at tnstate.edu.

Rapper K Camp to Perform at Tennessee State University Student Homecoming Concert

kcampNASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – The rapper commonly known as K Camp will be the star performer at the Tennessee State University student Homecoming concert at the Gentry Center on Thursday, Sept. 25. He replaces singer August Alsina, who was reportedly injured after a fall while performing at the Irving Plaza in New York a week ago.

According to the Office of Student Activities, all other appearances, including performances by comedian Lil Duval, and rapper, songwriter and record producer Juicy J remain unchanged.

Camp, officially named Kristopher Camp, is best known for the singles “Money Baby” and “Cut Her Off.”

The Milwaukee-born, Atlanta-raised rapper started performing in high school as part of a group called HBC. The group split later, but K Camp took his music a little more seriously, and continued to perform and record on his own.

In 2009, Camp released the party anthem “All Night,” which gained some popularity in Atlanta. He continued to build his reputation through underground releases such as Fan4life, Show Money, and In Due Time, hosted by DJ Drama. “Money Baby” has peaked at #20 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, #34 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and at #20 on the Rap Songs chart, while “Cut Her Off” featuring 2 Chainz, has peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at #60.

In April 2014, he released the EP In Due Time on Interscope Records.

The TSU concert starts 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $15 at the door for students with valid college ID.

 

 

Department of Media Relations
Tennessee State University
3500 John Merritt Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
615.963.5331

About Tennessee State University

With nearly 9,000 students, Tennessee State University is Nashville’s only public university, and is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant university offering 42 undergraduate, 24 graduate and seven doctoral programs. TSU has earned a top 20 ranking for Historically Black Colleges and Universities according to U.S. News and World Report, and rated as one of the top universities in the country by Washington Monthly for social mobility, research and community service. Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University celebrated 100 years in Nashville during 2012. Visit the University online at tnstate.edu.