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Willy ARQ presents: All The Way North

Willy ARQ presents: All The Way North

J.Plaza, Demon Marcus, Devon Reason, Exxe, Travis Gorman, Breezy

Thu, December 7, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 18 and over

Willy ARQ
Willy ARQ
Willy ARQ is a rising Hip-Hop artist from Minneapolis. Willy chooses to unmask the harsh stories of his life using wavy energetic beats in order to connect with people universally.

Willy ARQ (Answers Require Questions) is a multi talented artist, entertainer and playwright from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Born in Guinea, West Arica, Willy is the son of Nehwon and Alexander. His mother moved to the United States at the age of 18 shortly after having him, leaving his grandmother and family members to take care of him. A civil war broke out in Liberia, where Willy lived with his grandma, causing them to flee for their lives in hopes of seeing Nehwon another day.

Willy moved to the United States, at the age of six and has lived in Minnesota ever since. While on the plane to the U.S, Willy was introduced to Hip-Hop. Jamming and listening to Lil Bow Wow's "What's My Name" turned into performing on stages similar to the one Bow Wow C-walked all over. Rap music was so engrained in Willy's mind, that he spent his time during lunch from elementary to high school rapping over beats friends would make on the tables.

With the prospect of selling out stadiums and becoming a world known artist, Willy took to many stages to showcase his talent. Talent shows in middle school, rap battles with friends, recording on rock band mics, open mics in Europe, and headlining shows at various venues in Minneapolis prepared Willy for the focused and driven life as an artist.

Willy has done great feats ever since he started taking rapping seriously his freshman year of college when he released his project "J-Term". On his way out of college this fall, Willy plans to release his mixtape "How To Live" inspired by the life of his late friend Tray Blair. Willy uses Tray's life to encourage him to live freely and show the world how he lives, not the other way around.
J.Plaza
J.Plaza
Justin Plaza (J.Plaza) is an artist who doesn’t like to limit himself to one genre; hip-hop, R&B, Pop, whatever he’s feeling at the moment. Born Feb 13, 1990 in Kentucky, J.Plaza spent much of his childhood traveling around the country with a military mother, with stints in Georgia and Ohio, finally landing in Minnesota. Moving around gave him the opportunity to discover new environments, and meet new people. He started writing music at a young age, using his diverse musical background to share his dreams, aspirations, and personal experiences in a way that listeners can relate to.

Over the past two years, Plaza has worked to polish his sound, He has been causing a stir in Minneapolis, among other cities nationally. Never satisfied, he has proven himself worthy among the top emcees in the state of Minnesota - all without releasing a full project to date. His string of singles keeps fans wanting more. It is no longer a question that J.Plaza has what it takes to be a star, it’s just a matter of when. J.Plaza works with a team called the Mill City Collective, which comprises of several solo artists who have come together to push each other and help each other make their mark on the industry. He is ready to show the world what he is capable of…
Devon Reason
Devon Reason
rapper
producer
Exxe
Exxe
Independent recording artist based out of the Twin Cities, MN.
Breezy
Breezy
Venue Information:
The Cabooze
917 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
http://www.cabooze.com