Austin, Texas – International hip-hop icons Salt-N-Pepa will headline Longhorn Metropolis Limitations prior to Texas Football’s match compared to Rice on September 18. LCL, the acclaimed gameday live performance collection, opens at 2 p.m. on the LBJ Lawn, located on the northeast corner of DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium, with Cost-free pregame and postgame activities. All live shows are Free of charge and open up to the general public.
“Salt-N-Pepa have affected thousands and thousands of fans and an overall generation of artists during their illustrious occupation,” stated Vice President and Director for Athletics Chris Del Conte. “We won’t be able to hold out for Longhorn Country to love the hip-hop icons at Longhorn City Limits on September 18.”
“Press It” — Salt-N-Pepa’s signature celebration-pumping anthem commenced out which means one particular factor and turned out to necessarily mean a thing else. A thing bigger. Due to the fact in a 35-calendar year-occupation that took them from Queens to rap royalty, the duo of Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton have pushed it serious excellent as a trailblazing duo that altered the match for gals in hip-hop. In the golden age of the genre that they helped set on the tunes map, they turned, pretty simply just, the Initially Girls of Hip-Hop.
Now the pioneering pair are living legends who get to see their legacy actively playing out while they’re quite a great deal however earning moves. “In excess of the years, we have had every single woman rapper occur up to us and say that we were being their position styles,” claims Salt. “We were their inspiration. We were the motive that they felt like, as girls, they could do this in a man’s globe. It just gave me an additional level of appreciation for what we expert as well as what we completed.”
Salt-N-Pepa grew to become the initially female rap act to have an album go gold and then platinum. They turned, together with Queen Latifah, the to start with feminine MCs to gain a Grammy. They have become international superstars, getting hip-hop from Russia to Australia. And they continue to have the ideal-selling album of all time by any woman rap artists: their 1992 blockbuster Very Required. “We have completed it all,” Pepa says merely.
Los Coast, Austin’s very own quartet offering punchy psychedelic-pop soul led by Trey Privott and John Courtney, kick points off on Sept. 8. Influenced by soul and funk, Los Coastline started their increase with 2019’s Samsara showcasing memorable tunes this kind of as “Simplify”, “Monsters”, “Graves”, and “(Almost everything but) the Kitchen area Sink.” In 2020, their collaboration with Gary Clark Jr. on Sam Cooke’s “A Adjust Is Gonna Come” rose to the best of the streaming charts. They are now performing on their very expected 2nd album.
The fan-most loved silent disco returns to Longhorn Town Restrictions pursuing the activity. Featuring 3 stay DJs, participating supporters obtain a pair of wireless headphones and the means to decide on amongst three distinctive channels.
In addition, supporters can enjoy all of the LCL amenities on the LBJ Garden including the Deep Eddy Lounge. This period, the cocktail garden will be 2 times as massive with two times as significantly shade for followers ages 21 and older to appreciate craft cocktails. Lovers can also appreciate pleased hour pricing** at Longhorn City Boundaries, like $5 16-oz. domestic beers and $6 16-oz. premium beers. Stubb’s Bar-B-Q will also return to the garden with the ideal BBQ in city.
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**Happy hour pricing is distinctive to Bevo Blvd., Smokey’s Midway, Longhorn Metropolis Limitations and Hook ‘Em Hangout pregame.