Rapper to headline LU comeback concert

A Billboard Award-winning artist will headline the 2022 Homecoming concert, the University of Lincoln’s Campus Activity Committee has announced.

Trina, who rose to fame as a rapper in 1998, will headline the concert, which will take place at 8 p.m. on October 1 at the Richardson Fine Arts Auditorium, 710 E. Dunklin St. Doors open at 7 p.m. h.

In 2014, the rap artist was included in Billboard’s list of “31 Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop.”

Campus Activities Board Chair Michaela Crenshaw said the board’s decision was based on various investigations conducted in early June.

“It was about who students and alumni would like to see,” she said.

Chicago native Queen Key, as well as Kansas City artist SleazyWorld Go, known for his Billboard Top 100 song “Step 1,” which shot him to fame after gaining traction on TikTok, will also perform at the concert. Saturday.

The students expressed their excitement after hearing the announcement. Some simply appreciate the diversity of the age range of artists.

“We had variety this year,” said student Jasmine Hill. “We have artists that not only we as students know, but also returning alumni can appreciate as well.”

This is Lincoln’s first Homecoming concert since 2019, having hosted artists such as Megan Thee Stallion, Boosie, G Herbo and Lil Uzi Vert. The campus activities board seeks to pick up where it left off by providing a memorable return experience.

Tickets are now available for purchase at https://bit.ly/3LFptLt.

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