The Odd Future associate/Jay and Kanye co-signed R&B singer is bringing his emo and blues to the Bowery Ballroom on November 6. Tickets are on sale now although they might not be for much longer now that word’s out, so, if this is your thing, get clicking. UPDATE (5:42 p.m.): All gone! But don’t worry, you can still get tickets to go see The Throne that night instead.
(Also: “He’s the latest example of why the major label system is crumbling at the knees of Twitter and Tumblr”? That seems like a weird claim to make right after touting the fact that he wrote songs for the likes of Justin Bieber,
Pitchfork review that Bowery Presents stole the copy from (thanks Andy). But, you know, I’m very aware of the potency of the up-the-empire narrative!) promo-copy writer
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 4, 2011