2022 is really looking like it's going to be a great year for concerts in Buffalo. So many great artists are going to be making a stop in Buffalo and it looks like the King of Crunk himself is pulling up to Western New York for the first time in almost 10 years. Mr. Turn Down for What himself, Lil Jon, is coming to Buffalo.

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Born Jonathan H. Smith, Lil Jon is widely known for his DJ ability and music production skills. He's almost solely responsible for helping to bring Crunk Music into the mainstream in the late 90s. He's also had a major contribution in making southern rap and hip hop the powerhouse they turned into.

With 7 Studio Albums as a rap artist, Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz have 2 multi-platinum records, Kings of Crunk and Crunk Juice in 2002 and 2004 respectively, in addition to Put Yo Hood Up gpomg Gold in 2001.

As a producer, Lil Jon has won a Grammy with Usher and Ludacris for Yeah! and an MTV Video Music Award for Turn Down For What with DJ Snake. He's also produced music for a very large variety of Hop Hop, Pop, R&B, Reggaeton artists like Pitbull, Britney Spears, Ricky Martin, MC Hammer, Usher, and so many more.

The show is taking place on Friday, April 22, 2022, at the Showplace Theater, located at 1065 Grant Street in Buffalo - just down the street from Buffalo State College. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the show scheduled to go until approximately 11 p.m.

This is a 21 and older show, and its standing room only. Tickets start at $35 and are on sale now.

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