April introduced a nationwide musical tour called the “I Love the ’90s” and this November, the ’90s are back in Fargo.
The tour includes many R&B and hip-hop names from the ’90s, including Tone Loc, Kool Moe Dee, Color Me Badd, Young MC, Kid ‘n Play, Coolio and Rob Base.
Headlining the string of concerts are ’90s musical icons Vanilla Ice and Salt N Pepa.
Salt N Pepa are an all-female rap group that won the 1995 Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Trio or Group. They formed in 1985 and were one of the first female rap trios in existence. “Push it” was the trio’s first major hit and went platinum in the U.S.
Vanilla Ice released his debut album in 1989 entitled “Hooked.” His 1990 single “Ice Ice Baby” was the first hip-hop single to hit the top of the Billboard Charts. In 2009, Vanilla Ice signed for his own TV show called “Vanilla Ice Project” on the DIY Network.
Tone Loc is an American rapper and actor. In 1990, he won Favorite Dance New Artist at the American Music Awards. His single “Wild Thing” was nominated for Best Rap Video in the MTV Video Music Awards.
Kool Moe Dee was one of the first rappers to win a Grammy Award when he won Album of the Year in 1991 with the album “Back on the Block.” His most successful album was “How Ya Like Me Now” and reached platinum status.
Color Me Badd is an R&B group composed of four members. Their first album boasted five hit singles in the U.S., such as “I Wanna Sex You Up,” “All 4 Love” and “Slow Motion.” The album became 3x platinum. In 1992, the band won Favorite Single R&B/Soul at the American Music Awards.
Young MC is best known for his song “Bust a Move” that came out in 1989, which he won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance with. He worked with Tone Loc on songs like “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina.”
Kid ‘n Play was an American hip-hop duo out of New York City. They released three albums together and their most successful tracks included “Rollin’ With Kid ‘n Play,” “Funhouse” and “Ain’t Gonna Hurt Nobody.”
Coolio is best known for his song “Gangsta’s Paradise” and won a 1995 Grammy for Best Solo Rap Performance. He won Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artists at the 1995 AMAs.
Tickets for the tour are still on sale for the Fargo show. Tickets range from $39.50 to $69.50. Tickets are available at the Tickets300 box office or the Scheels Arena.
The show is deemed appropriate for all ages.
The lineup for the Black Friday show features Coolio, Salt-N-Pepa with Spinderella, Tone Loc, Young MC, Vanilla Ice and Color Me Badd. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:00 p.m.
WHEN: 7:00 p.m. Nov. 25
WHERE: Scheels Arena
PRICE: $39.50 – $69.50
MORE INFO: ilovethe90stour.com