Tuesday 22 Jul
 
 

Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 
$20-$40 

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Rock steady

Tesla
7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road 
frontiercity.com
478-2140
Free with park admission 

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Narrative verse

L.T.Z. with Jabee, Frank Black & more
8 p.m. Saturday
The Conservatory 
8911 N. Western Ave. 
conservatoryokc.com 
607-4805
$7 

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Dancing in the Twilight

Sunday Twilight Concert Series with The Wurly Birds
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Myriad Botanical Gardens 
301 W. Reno Ave. 
myriadgardens.org 
445-7080
Free 

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Next big thing

As far as songs go, few prove as challenging to sing as our national anthem.

It’s a technically demanding tune from first note to last, to be sure, beginning with a low bellow that quickly soars toward star-punching high notes, eventually swelling to a show-stopping crescendo that even the most seasoned performer can have trouble mastering.

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The Wake Up Call - Big Slack


None October 9th, 2008

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POS Productions

Big Slack is officially on the line with "The Wake Up Call," but this phone call isn't for everyone.

The Oklahoma City rapper's full-length album boasts impressive production and consistent beat making. But clocking in 17 tracks long, the biggest hang up of "The Wake Up Call" is its lack of lyrical diversity.

The syrup-thick "John Connor" is Slack at his best. The distorted beat and paced piano stabs mean business, but Big Slack counters the serious, arming himself with a grin, a bit of wit and a "Terminator" reference, lyrically noting his tombstone "says John Connor' that's my government name."

"I'm Hungry" is an uninteresting track highlighting Slack and guest rappers Majik Duce and McNastee (who engineered, mixed and produced much of the album) hustle for money and success. "Sayonara" is a pot-and Patron-fueled battle anthem led by Slack and McNastee. Negating naysayers is not a stretch for a rapper thematically, but Slack carries the clich

 
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