Hip Hop Skaraoke

WHAT? Hip Hop sKaraoke. Spooky.

WHEN? Thursday, October 31st. 8-11pm.

WHERE?  Bastion.

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.

  1. The Way You Move, Outkast - Jeremy

  2. Put On, Young Jeezy - Mark

  3. Gold Digger, Kanye West - Risha

  4. MIA, Drake - Elizabeth

  5. Do You Want It, 2Pac - Jashaun

  6. Get Up 10, Cardi B - Robert

  7. Lost One, Ms. Lauryn Hill - Crystal

  8. Lip Gloss, Lil Mama - Alexandra

  9. Oh Shit, Pharcyde- Jeremy & Brittany

  10. Can’t Tell Me Nothing, Kanye West - Abraham

  11. Oui, Jeremia - Michelle

  12. Nice For What, Drake - Shana

  13. Bodak Yellow, Cardi B - Chandler

  14. Truth Hurts, Lizzo - Becky

  15. DNA, Kendrick Lamar - Mark

  16. Killing Me Softly, Fugees - Megan

  17. Down, Jay Sean - Neal

  18. Stilettos, Crime Mob - Rachel

  19. Bonfire, Childish Gambino - Kerry

  20. Cash Shit, Megan Thee Stallion - Brynn

  21. 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.

  1. Big Poppa, Notorious B.I.G. - Jeremy

  2. I’m Not A Player, Big Pun - Jashaun

  3. Drive Slow, Kanye West - Montez

  4. Thinkin’ About You, Frank Ocean - Michelle

  5. Cash Shit, Megan the Stallion - Brynn

  6. Numb/Encore, Jay-Z/Linkin Park - Sam

  7. A Milli, Lil Wayne - Nirali

  8. Grillz, Nelly - Drew

  9. None Sall Pass, ASAP Rock - Steve

  10. Don’t Ca Know, Eraykah Badu - Crystal

  11. King Kunta, Kendrick Lamar - Abraham

  12. Lodi Dodi, Snoop Dogg - Jessica

  13. Through The Wire, Kanye West - Risha

  14. One In A Million, Aaliyah - Charles

  15. Party & Bullshit, Biggie Smalls - Jeremy

  16. Suede, NxWorries - Jashaun

  17. Truth Hurts, Lizzo - Falina

  18. Let Me Love You, Mario - Neil

  19. Hootie Hoo, Outkast - Will

  20. Insane In Te Membrane, Cypress Hill - Austin

  21. Ego, Beyoncé - Fancy

  22. Pony, Genuine - Natalie

  23. International Players Anthem, UGK - Montez

  24. Amerka’s Most Wanted, Tupac - Jeremy & Robert

  25. Tempo, Lizzo - Brynn

  26. 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.

  1. Juicy, Notorious B.I.G. - Jeremy

  2. Electric Relaxation, A Tribe Called Quest - Jashaun

  3. No Diggity, Blackstreet - Kate & Ike

  4. Sierra Leone, Kanye West - Risha

  5. U.N.I.T.Y., Queen Latifah - Brittany

  6. Forever, Drake - Cody, Mark, Jeremy, Robert

  7. Bodak Yellow, Cardi B - Jessica

  8. The World Is Yours, Nas - Abraham

  9. Good Life, Kanye West - Mark

  10. Jump Around, House of Pain- Ellie

  11. Doo-Wop, Lauryn Hill - Kate

  12. Through The Wire, Kanye West - Chris

  13. Homicide, Logic - Cody

  14. Excuse Me Miss, Chris Brown - Nirali

  15. Truth Hurts, Lizzo - Brittany

  16. Check It Out, Beastie Boys - Jeremy

  17. 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.

  1. Public Service Announcement, Jay-Z - Jeremy

  2. Drop It Like It’s Hot, Snoop Dogg - Risha

  3. Heartbreaker, Mariah Carey/Jay-Z - Ashley

  4. Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Will Smith - Alexandra

  5. Hypnotize, Biggie - Jeremy

  6. Ain’t Nothing But A G Thang, Dr. Dre/Snoop - Carlos

  7. Right Thurr, Chingy - Brittany

  8. Going Bad, Drake/Meek Mill - Robert & Cody

  9. Bubblin’, Anderson .Paak - Mark

  10. 21 Questions, 50 Cent - Syra & Jess

  11. I Like It, Cardi B - Elizabeth

  12. Hip Hop, Dead Prez - Ben

  13. Lost Ones, Lauryn Hill - Crystal

  14. It Wasn’t Me, Digital Underground - Drew

  15. I just wanna love you, Jay-Z - Brynn

  16. Shoop, Salt N Pepa - Jaclyn

  17. Touch The Sky, Kanye West - Sean

  18. Fireman, Lil Wayne - Alex

  19. Ex Factor, Lauryn Hill - Crystal

  20. Give Me the Loot, Biggie - Jeremy

  21. Donk, Soulja Boy - Brynn

  22. 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

  1. Otis, Watch the Throne - Jeremy

  2. A Milli, Lil Wayne - Brittany

  3. Gin & Juice, Snoop Dogg - Robert

  4. Kick Push, Lupe - Daniel

  5. The Motto, Drake - Alexandra

  6. International Player’s Anthem, UGK - Brynn

  7. Best I Ever Had, Drake - Michelle

  8. Heartless, Kanye - Andrea

  9. Hey Mama, Kanye - Jeremy

  10. California Love, Tupac - Nate

  11. Wheels of Steel, Outkast - Amanda

  12. Without Me, Eminem - Elizabeth

  13. Put On, Young Jeezy - Mark

  14. Killing Me Softly, The Fugees - Crystal

  15. Lose Yourself, Eminem - Risha

  16. Stand Up, Ludacris - Bill

  17. Bodak Yellow, Cardi B - Charles

  18. Humble, Kendrick Lamar - Daniel

  19. What’s Your Fantasy, Ludacris - Brittany

  20. Just Lose It, Eminem - Ryan

  21. Yeah, Usher - Lindsey

  22. Life Goes On, Tupac - Tyson

  23. None of Your Business, Salt N’ Pepa - Maggie

  24. Nice For What, Drake - Brynn

  25. Old Town Road, Lil’ Nas - Alonso

  26. Roses, Outkast - Jeremy