Waka Flocka Flame to open fall concert


Waka Flocka Flame at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, on June 18, 2017.

Quaylyn Hairston

Waka Flocka Flame will be the opening act for the Lil Uzi Vert concert this fall, Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) announced on Twitter Wednesday.

The announcement for the Oct. 8 show came after 300 students retweeted USG’s opening act teaser.

Kent USG’s tweet:

Waka Flocka Flame hit platinum with his 2010 song “No Hands,” featuring Roscoe Dash and Wale. He is also known for popular songs such as “Hard in Da Paint,” “Grove St. Party” and his new single “Big Dawg.” 

He was featured on Cleveland-based rapper Machine Gun Kelly’s platinum single “Wild Boy” in 2011.

Tickets go on sale Monday, which students will be able to purchase online or at the M.A.C. Center.

USG’s big reveal:

Many students are excited about Waka Flocka Flame’s appearance at Kent State.

Students’ reactions:

Quaylyn Hairston is an entertainment reporter. Contact her at [email protected].