Week 3 of African American Music Month

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Hip hop and R&B stars from all generations are visiting D.C. for week three of African American Music Month. Grab your tickets before it's too late: 

Friday, June 23rd 

Biz Markie at The Fillmore

Widely known for his top-100 hit 'Just a Friend,' Biz Markie is a multi-dynamic rapper, beat boxer, DJ and singer. After amassing a platinum record and a lengthy discography, Markie now resides in Howard County. 

Saturday, June 24th 

Jill Scott at The Theater at MGM National Harbor

This Neo-Soul legend received three Grammy nominations, three NAACP Image Awards and a Soul Train Award for her debut album. Scott infuses soulful rhythm with contemporary R&B to create an internationally recognized sound.

Sunday, June 25th 

New Kids on the Block with Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men at the Verizon Center

In the 80's, five schoolboys from Boston banded together and became one of the most successful boy bands of all time. Their sound ranges from pop to lighthearted R&B. 

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