Chingy grew up in St Louis Missouri, started writing lyrics when he was 9, and recording raps at 10! That prodigy level talent followed him throughout his career. Chingy's rugged lyrical flow highlights his experience as a former battle rapper who’s ascended to the Billboard Hot 100 chart eight times and achieved rapid mainstream success with the release of his triple-Platinum RIAA certified debut album, Jackpot and smash hits "Right Thurr,” “Holidae In,” “One Call Away” and many more. In 2002, Chingy toured as an opening act with Nelly and soon became a protégé of Ludacris and his manager, Chaka Zulu, who signed him to Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP) record label. With a second platinum album Powerballin featuring "Balla Baby" as well as a collaboration with Janet Jackson on "Don't Worry." Chingy followed up with another RIAA-certified Gold record, Hoodstar, which also reached the Billboard 200 all-genre Top 10 albums chart, and spawned Hot 100 singles "Pullin' Me Back" featuring Tyrese and "Dem Jeans." That same year Chingy was featured on Houston's Hot 100 single "I Like That" featuring Nate Dogg and I-20. Off stage, Chingy's acting chops include small screen roles in television comedy series "My Wife and Kids," "One on One," "George Lopez," "Yo Momma," as well as cameos in several films, including "Scary Movie 4" and "Speed Dating."
His artistry stems from an intelligence that is the foundation of real musical talent which flows over to every aspect of his life. Especially when it comes to empowerment, uplifting others, and giving back. Join us for a night with Chingy and help move the needle forward.
Rapper, actor, producer, Tone Loc infuses the entertainment world with his distinctive voice. Born Anthony Smith, Tone soared from obscurity into pop stardom in 1989 with the song "Wild Thing" (using a sample from Van Halen's "Jamie's Cryin'") a massive hit. The song was co-written by Marvin Young, better known as Young MC, as was the second single smash, "Funky Cold Medina." The album Loc-ed After Dark became the second rap release ever to top the pop charts. Tone-Loc expanded his horizons into acting in 1992 and 1993, appearing a few times on the Fox sitcom Roc. He was also in the films Posse and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and in 1991 returned to recording with Cool Hand Loc. His music crosses barriers, bridging rap with rock which created his iconic sound. It doesnt matter who you are- you know that beat as soon as its tripped over the radio waves! As an advocate of cannabis he blazed a trail with his song "Cheeba Cheeba" and helped lead a generation to normalization and acceptance.
Mac is an outstanding performer who rolls out lyrics guaranteed to blow your mind! He will leave you wondering how is it even possible?
Rapper, father, songwriter, author, Kansas City native, and one great guy! He is the founder of Black Clover Records and formerly a radio host on KRBZ 96.5 the Buzz show, Black Clover Radio.
If Kansas City is known for anything it should be the Chiefs, Bar-b-que...and Mac Lethal!
Ben Miller Band
Formed in 2005, the Ben Miller Band is a Missouri original. Channeling a century's worth of musical influences, from hip hop to country, into rousing songcraft that radiates with smarts and soul.
Ben Miller's tunes achieve a musical and emotional depth that belies the material's (and the musicians') rough exterior. This is definitely a unique show with some truly talented musicians!
Hailing from the Springfield Mo area, Down Periscope is an Indie, alternative, rock band. Their original songs generate a sound that could win a race against any main stream band!
Its a mix of cool, smooth, kick back with a dance vibe. You'll find yourself trying to figure out what band they remind you of...but don't bother, its just pure artistry at its finest!
Creative, smart, original.
You wont want to miss these guys, come out, hang out- and enjoy the show!
Kevin Parey, aka DJ Kebbie is a Lake of the Ozarks native that rocks the docks! Its not just the music he mixes that get people movin' and groovin', but his awesome personality! Its always a good time! Join us for an amazing weekend to hang out with DJ Kebbie, and raise money for some great causes!