Iconic rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony celebrates 30 years of pioneering hip-hop with a one-night-only engagement at the Curran Theater as part of Noise Pop Festival 2024.
The Grammy Award-winning group, known for their melodic rap style and harmonious blend of Rap and R&B, is commemorating this landmark anniversary with a series of special events, releases, and community initiatives. Since their debut in the early ’90s, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have left an indelible mark on the music industry with hits like “Thuggish Ruggish Bone,” “Foe Tha Love of $,” “1st Of Tha Month,” “East 1999,” and the chart-topping “Tha Crossroads.” Their unique sound, which fuses rapid-fire rap delivery with smooth, harmonic choruses, has influenced countless artists and garnered a dedicated fan base worldwide.
Oke Junior is a hip hop performing artist from Oakland, California. Oke grew up with five brothers in two sisters in a two-bedroom apartment in East Oakland. His father is from Warri, Nigeria and his mother is from Oakland. As a child Oke and his family struggled financially, which caused them to move around a lot. At the age of ten he started writing music as a way to express himself. However, as he got older the streets started to have a negative impact on Oke. His parents wanted to give him a fresh start so they agreed to let him move to Napa with his older brother.
It was in Napa where Oke will flourish musically and academically. He continued making music and performing locally. He earned himself a full ride academic scholarship to Sacramento State his senior year at Napa High. Throughout his time at Sacramento State Oke would drop numerous projects. Handing out CDs all across campus before and after class. He started making a name for himself all throughout California. His story telling, lyrical skills, and hard work ethic has made him a stand out talent coming out of the West Coast. He gained cosigns from hip hop legends like Too $hort, Mistah FAB, Sway Calloway, and NFL Superbowl Champion Marshawn Lynch.
His music has been featured on local and national radio stations. Most recently Oke music has been synced on ESPN, NFL Network, Bulleit Liquor, and Overtime Elite. Oke just signed a partnership deal with United Masters.