FFFF Live Review: Kreayshawn

Auditorium Shores, Nov. 3

FFFF Live Review: Kreayshawn
Photo by Gary Miller

Kreayshawn

Auditorium Shores, Nov. 3

Kreayshawn's like five-foot-one, thin as a pin, and she carried a cardboard box under her arm as she smiled and waved to the crowd on her way out, 15 minutes late. This is the new face of hip-hop? Hardly, but the Oakland, Calif., twerk rapper's hard to hate when you see her onstage. She jumps and she smiles, making sure to rap every word. After one song, "Left Ey3," she threw about six tacos from the cardboard box into the crowd. "I'm just gonna, like, chuck these things, okay?" Then she turned to trace the sun and said, "It's right on me right now." The whole bit was actually amusing. Kreay's earnest and comfortable. Her hype man's bouncing off the walls. And at the end she played "Gucci Gucci." "We need more people to twerk it," she said. Alright Kreay, you got it. I'll twerk.

READ MORE
More Music Reviews
Metallurgy
Myrkur
Mausoleum (Record Review)

Michael Toland, Aug. 19, 2016

Metallurgy
Cough
Still They Pray (Record Review)

Michael Toland, Aug. 19, 2016

More by Chase Hoffberger
Death Watch: The Quality of State Killings
Death Watch: The Quality of State Killings
Why is the TDCJ so reluctant to test death drugs?

Aug. 26, 2016

Cop Disciplined for Celebrating Killing on Comments Board
Cop Disciplined for Celebrating Killing on Comments Board
17-year veteran and APA board member receives 3-day suspension

Aug. 26, 2016

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
AC Daily, Events and Promotions, Luvdoc Answers

Breaking news, recommended events, and more

Official Chronicle events, promotions, and giveaways

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)