Smoking a fat one with Wiz Khalifa or Snoop Dogg is a stoner's dream. Though jumping into their joint rotation may still be a fantasy, you have a chance to catch a contact high when the two rappers roll into West Palm Beach this Wednesday.
This is the first time the marijuana moguls will appear onstage together. Even if you're not into the funny cigarettes, the night's lineup boasts a handful of other stars (who can be enjoyed both under and over the influence), including Jhené Aiko, Kevin Gates, DJ Drama, and Casey Veggies.
Wiz Khalifa is still dealing with legal troubles with his label Rostrum Records, but the rapper plans to release a new album soon. "Also finishing up the album. A bosses work is never done," Khalifa tweeted July 3, triggering the salivary glands of fans across the globe. In the meantime, his latest track, "Mismatch," rides easily over a piano-based beat and is sure to keep fans happy until the tour.
Snoop Dogg also just released an album,
We're not sure if opener Kevin Gates is welcome back in Florida after kicking a fan in the chest at a show in Lakeland, but he'll be in attendance nonetheless — hopefully at least ten feet away from the nearest audience member.
It's probably safe to assume Aiko won't deal out boots to the faces of her adoring fans. The "Higher" singer is thankfully back from a long hiatus, returning with a project with rapper Big Sean. Twenty88 —what Aiko and Big Sean call themselves — fuses Aiko's hazy thoughts and Big Sean's snarky lyricism to create a perfectly smoky ambiance.
Last but not least, there's young rapper Casey Veggies, whose latest release, The Return of the Boy, is short at only 11 tracks but includes powerful hits from Dom Kennedy, Chris Brown, and Tory Lanez. Though he hasn't released much since May, expect Veggies to light up the stage — literally.
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach; 561-795-8883; perfectvodka.amphitheatre-fl.com. Tickets cost $15 to $195 plus fees via livenation.com.