I Love the 90’s!
07 October 2017 Barclaycard Arena
You’re invited to stop, collaborate and listen to the biggest 90s tour announce for 2017!
Vanilla Ice, Salt n Pepa (with Spindarella), Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc and Young MC!
What do the hits Push It, Gangstas Paradise, Ice Ice Baby, Funky Cold Medina, Bust a Move and I Wanna Sex U Up have in common? They are some of the most iconic songs of the 90’s and in September 2017, the artists behind the hits will come together for one big party!
After selling out arenas across America, I Love the 90’s invites the UK to reminisce about the trend-setting decade with some of the most iconic, indelible names in rap, hip hop and R&B. With live sets from Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, and Young MC, I Love the 90’s is set to be the year’s biggest party with the dance floor in Birmingham ready for move busting!
I Love the 90’s Tour features:
Rapper, actor and reality star Vanilla Ice is one of the 90’s most recognisable names, with his global crossover hit Ice Ice Baby crossing rap over to the mainstream. His platinum record To the Extreme is one of the highest selling rap albums of all time while his extracurricular activities have including ICPs Juggalo Championship Wrestling, appearing in reality series Surreal Life, cameos in a dozen films and competing in this year’s US Dancing with the Stars.
SALT N PEPA (WITH SPINDARELLA)
The world’s most iconic female rap group Salt n Pepa have been delighting audiences for over three decades with hits including Lets Talk About Sex, Push It, Shoop, Whattaman and many more. They became the first female rap artists to win a Grammy Award and their 1993 album Very Necessary remains the best-selling album from a female rap act.
A global phenomenon, Gangstas Paradise was the highest selling single of 1995 hitting the #1 spot across the world and cementing Coolio as one of the decade’s most important rap stars. With subsequent dancefloor hits including Fantastic Voyage and 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin New) and a lengthy list of TV and film credits, Coolio remains a major force.
COLOR ME BADD
One of the first purveyors of the 90’s new jack swing movement, Color Me Badd were one of the original boy bands, with their smash hit I Wanna Sex You Up delighting teenagers and concerning parents right across 1991. Their Follow up hits I Adore Mi Amore and All 4 Love made the band one of the biggest vocal groups in the world as they topped the US charts and became fixtures in the Australian top 10.
With two million-selling singles Wild Thing and Funky Cold Medina, Tone Loc was one of the early 90’s biggest stars with his Grammy and American Music Award nominated album Loc-ed After Dark becoming one of the most important rap albums of the 90’s.
Young MC broke through in the 90’s with his seminal hit ‘Bust a Move’, which won him a Grammy for Best Rap Performance. He continues to release music having released eight albums.
Tickets for the Barclaycard Arena date are on general sale now from here or by calling 0844 33 88 222 *Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge. Tickets priced at £40.18 / £62.68 / £85.18 / £169.55 (VIP) (prices include admin fees and 80p facility fee) + £2.55 fulfilment fee per order.
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