Summer Jamz 14 Tickets
Hosted by Detroit’s most popular radio station, WHTD “HOT 102-7”, Summer Jamz is an annual musical event, held ever since 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. This year’s event would be the 14th, hence the name Summer Jamz 14. It is essentially an annual summer concert, featuring R&B and hip-hop artists, from all over the United States. Previously, it has had the honor of hosting artists like, Omarion, Marques Houston, Trina, Travis Porter, Roscoe Dash, Teairra Mari, Waka Flocka, Trey Songz, and many more. The last year’s event was co-hosted by the very famous and funny, Coolaide.
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Initially, for the first eight years, the event which has now acquired the status of Detroit’s signature musical event, started off free, attracting over 25,000 people. In those days, it was held at Detroit’s Hart Plaza. Later, since 2006, it has become a ticketed event, attracting well over 15,000 fans. In 2007, the annual summer event celebrated its 10th anniversary in Pontiac, Michigan’s amphitheatre, which was attended by a large number of enthusiastic fans. This year’s event is said to top all previous records with artists like, Waka Flocka Flame, Lloyd, Big Sean, Jeremih, Travis Porter, just to name a few.
Much celebrated rapper from Queens, New York, Waka Flocka Flame, is known for his hit singles like, “No Hands”, “Hard in da Paint”, and “O Let’s Do It” (debut single which reached no. 62 position on the Billboard Hot 100). He has a successful debut album to his name, Flockaveli. His second album, Triple F Life: Friends, Fans, & Family, is expected to be released soon. He has performed at Summer Jamz before, and was such an instant hit amongst his fans, numbering in thousands, that he had to be invited back for this year’s event, on a popular demand.
Lloyd Polite, Jr. better known as Lloyd is R&B artist, who has been nominated for the prestigious BET Awards. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, he has four successful albums to his credit namely, King of Hearts (to be released soon), Lessons in Love, Street Love, and Southside. Lloyd, previously with T-Noon went solo in 2004. The same year his debut album Southside, featuring Ashanti, was released, which was an instant hit. The single, “Southside” became a top thirty hit. His third album, Lessons in Love, was a blockbuster as well, reaching top ten on the Billboard 200 Charts.
Big Sean was born in Santa Monica, California and raised in Detroit, Michigan. A rapper, who has worked for record labels like Def Jam, GOOD Music and Finally Famous, he is also a dancer and a song-writer. Big Sean is neither new to Detroit’s music scene nor to Summer Jamz 14 host, WHTD “HOT 102-7”. As a high school student he used to participate in the weekly rap battle contests hosted by the radio station. He has worked with big names like Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Mike Posner, Tyga, Malak, Drake, Pusha T of Clipse, Chiddy Bang, Game, Wiz Khalifa, and Kid Cudi.
Jeremih is an R&B singer, record producer and a song-writer. Born into a musical family, the multi-talented Jeremih started learning instruments like saxophone, piano, and drums from his early age. In 2009, his debut album, Jeremih, was released by Def Jam record label, becoming an instant hit. It sold over 59,000 copies in its very first week and reached no. 6 on the Billboard 200 Charts. To promote his album, Jeremih toured all over the US along with Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em, Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne. In 2010, his second album, All About You, was released, which has done well commercially. Jeremih has also worked with artists like Lionel Richie, Ludacris and 50 Cent.
Hip-hop sensation from Decatur, Georgia, Travis Porter is a band consisting of Harold “Strap” Duncan, Donquez “Quez” Woods and Lakeem “Ali” Mattox. The trio has had such massive fan-following that over sixty million people have visited their YouTube channel. Their biggest hits so far have been, “Make It Rain”, “Bring It Back”, “Bananas”, and “Go Shorty Go.” Both nationally and internationally famous, Travis Porter, have been especially invited once again to the Summer Jamz 14, on a popular demand.
With an impressive star-cast, Detroit’s once in a year summer musical event is a must attending event for all music fans, especially the R&B and rap music lovers. So buy your Summer Jamz 14 Tickets now!
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