WHAT? Hip Hop sKaraoke. Spooky.
WHEN? Thursday, October 31st. 8-11pm.
SHOULD I WEAR A COSTUME: Yes, unless you want to be publicly shamed.
MY LITTLE COUSIN WANTS TO COME DRESSED UP AS ELEVEN FROM STRANGER THINGS. Nah. 21+. Valid government-issued photo ID required.
WILL YOU BE HANDING OUT CANDY? Maybe, but as always there will be delicious cocktails and mega dope ‘chos for purchase.
DO I NEED TO RSVP? No. Open to the public.
HOW DO I SIGN UP TO PERFORM? Show up and add yourself to the queue.
WILL LYRICS BE ON DISPLAY? Don’t count on it. You gotta do your homework.
DO I HAVE TO PERFORM? Nope - you can come and enjoy the show. But if you do perform, it’s hip-hop classics only.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER? Stick around for a Pony Toast and a party.
WHAT YOU THINK OF KANYE’S ALBUM TITLE? We’re just as scared as you.
WHAT’S THE HALLWAY? Glad you asked - thehallway.us
Hip Hop Karaoke - Volume 05
Hip Hop Karaoke: Vol. 5 took place on Sunday, September 15th at Bastion. We saw a couple firsts in the 5h volume of Hip Hop Karaoke. The first was the debut of dynamic duos. Brittany & Jeremy hit us with Oh Shit, then Abraham & Jashaun closed things out with N***** in Paris and quite honestly, no one could contain themselves. Second, we finally had someone perform a Gambino song. When Kerry asked for Bonfire, we could not have been more excited to see what he could do with it and boy did he not disappoint.
Set list below, pictures under that.
The Way You Move, Outkast - Jeremy
Put On, Young Jeezy - Mark
Gold Digger, Kanye West - Risha
MIA, Drake - Elizabeth
Do You Want It, 2Pac - Jashaun
Get Up 10, Cardi B - Robert
Lost One, Ms. Lauryn Hill - Crystal
Lip Gloss, Lil Mama - Alexandra
Oh Shit, Pharcyde- Jeremy & Brittany
Can’t Tell Me Nothing, Kanye West - Abraham
Oui, Jeremia - Michelle
Nice For What, Drake - Shana
Bodak Yellow, Cardi B - Chandler
Truth Hurts, Lizzo - Becky
DNA, Kendrick Lamar - Mark
Killing Me Softly, Fugees - Megan
Down, Jay Sean - Neal
Stilettos, Crime Mob - Rachel
Bonfire, Childish Gambino - Kerry
Cash Shit, Megan Thee Stallion - Brynn
N***** in Paris, Watch The Throne - Jashaun & Abraham
Hip Hop Karaoke - Volume 04
Hip Hop Karaoke: Vol. 4 took place on Sunday, August 18th at Bastion. Nashville really showed up for this one. R&B made its mark this time round as more than a few people serenaded us. Our Hip Hop Karaoke fam continues to grow, question is when will you join to see what you’ve been missing?
Set list below, highlights under.
Big Poppa, Notorious B.I.G. - Jeremy
I’m Not A Player, Big Pun - Jashaun
Drive Slow, Kanye West - Montez
Thinkin’ About You, Frank Ocean - Michelle
Cash Shit, Megan the Stallion - Brynn
Numb/Encore, Jay-Z/Linkin Park - Sam
A Milli, Lil Wayne - Nirali
Grillz, Nelly - Drew
None Sall Pass, ASAP Rock - Steve
Don’t Ca Know, Eraykah Badu - Crystal
King Kunta, Kendrick Lamar - Abraham
Lodi Dodi, Snoop Dogg - Jessica
Through The Wire, Kanye West - Risha
One In A Million, Aaliyah - Charles
Party & Bullshit, Biggie Smalls - Jeremy
Suede, NxWorries - Jashaun
Truth Hurts, Lizzo - Falina
Let Me Love You, Mario - Neil
Hootie Hoo, Outkast - Will
Insane In Te Membrane, Cypress Hill - Austin
Ego, Beyoncé - Fancy
Pony, Genuine - Natalie
International Players Anthem, UGK - Montez
Amerka’s Most Wanted, Tupac - Jeremy & Robert
Tempo, Lizzo - Brynn
Stand Up, Ludacris - Brittany
Hip Hop Karaoke - Volume 03
Hip Hop Karaoke: Vol. 3 took place on Sunday, July 14th, 2019 at Bastion. The stage, lights, and iconic hip hop videos provided the back drop for the latest gathering. We sang, we twerked, we ended with with a dance to love on top. We did alright.
Juicy, Notorious B.I.G. - Jeremy
Electric Relaxation, A Tribe Called Quest - Jashaun
No Diggity, Blackstreet - Kate & Ike
Sierra Leone, Kanye West - Risha
U.N.I.T.Y., Queen Latifah - Brittany
Forever, Drake - Cody, Mark, Jeremy, Robert
Bodak Yellow, Cardi B - Jessica
The World Is Yours, Nas - Abraham
Good Life, Kanye West - Mark
Jump Around, House of Pain- Ellie
Doo-Wop, Lauryn Hill - Kate
Through The Wire, Kanye West - Chris
Homicide, Logic - Cody
Excuse Me Miss, Chris Brown - Nirali
Truth Hurts, Lizzo - Brittany
Check It Out, Beastie Boys - Jeremy
King Kunta, Kendrick Lamar - Brynn
Hip Hop Karaoke - Volume 02
Hip Hop Karaoke: Vol. 2 took place on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at Bastion. More Hip Hop fans gathered to be a part of the experience. New memories made and new faces seen. Pictures and Set List below.
Public Service Announcement, Jay-Z - Jeremy
Drop It Like It’s Hot, Snoop Dogg - Risha
Heartbreaker, Mariah Carey/Jay-Z - Ashley
Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Will Smith - Alexandra
Hypnotize, Biggie - Jeremy
Ain’t Nothing But A G Thang, Dr. Dre/Snoop - Carlos
Right Thurr, Chingy - Brittany
Going Bad, Drake/Meek Mill - Robert & Cody
Bubblin’, Anderson .Paak - Mark
21 Questions, 50 Cent - Syra & Jess
I Like It, Cardi B - Elizabeth
Hip Hop, Dead Prez - Ben
Lost Ones, Lauryn Hill - Crystal
It Wasn’t Me, Digital Underground - Drew
I just wanna love you, Jay-Z - Brynn
Shoop, Salt N Pepa - Jaclyn
Touch The Sky, Kanye West - Sean
Fireman, Lil Wayne - Alex
Ex Factor, Lauryn Hill - Crystal
Give Me the Loot, Biggie - Jeremy
Donk, Soulja Boy - Brynn
Gold Digger, Kanye West - Risha
Hip Hop Karaoke - Volume 01
Hip Hop Karaoke: Vol. 1 was brought to Nashville on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at Bastion. We heard Outkast, Kanye, Tupac, and maybe a little too much Eminem. Some people ripped it, others struggled, but magic and a love for hip hop was in the air. Pictures and Set List below.
Special shoutout to Jessica Steddom for capturing the evening in a way that only she can. Check out more of her work here and hit her up if you need someone with a creative vision and the talent to back it up.
Also, big thanks to Aaron Traylor at Premier for the lights. Check em' out for lighting or any other of your entertainment needs
Otis, Watch the Throne - Jeremy
A Milli, Lil Wayne - Brittany
Gin & Juice, Snoop Dogg - Robert
Kick Push, Lupe - Daniel
The Motto, Drake - Alexandra
International Player’s Anthem, UGK - Brynn
Best I Ever Had, Drake - Michelle
Heartless, Kanye - Andrea
Hey Mama, Kanye - Jeremy
California Love, Tupac - Nate
Wheels of Steel, Outkast - Amanda
Without Me, Eminem - Elizabeth
Put On, Young Jeezy - Mark
Killing Me Softly, The Fugees - Crystal
Lose Yourself, Eminem - Risha
Stand Up, Ludacris - Bill
Bodak Yellow, Cardi B - Charles
Humble, Kendrick Lamar - Daniel
What’s Your Fantasy, Ludacris - Brittany
Just Lose It, Eminem - Ryan
Yeah, Usher - Lindsey
Life Goes On, Tupac - Tyson
None of Your Business, Salt N’ Pepa - Maggie
Nice For What, Drake - Brynn
Old Town Road, Lil’ Nas - Alonso
Roses, Outkast - Jeremy