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Star Course announces ILoveMakonnen at Foellinger March 15th

From the press release:

ILoveMakonnen to Perform at Foellinger Auditorium

Champaign, IL­ — Star Course, the University of Illinois student­run concert productions and promotions organization, is proud to announce that American hip­hop artist ILoveMakonnen will be coming to Foellinger Auditorium on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 in Champaign­-Urbana.

Hip­hop artist ILoveMakonnen’s musical career has been heavily influenced by his opera­singer grandmother as well as local Atlanta artists Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy. Makonnen has been releasing mixtapes since 2010 (D​rink More Water 1­5),​but he started gaining more attention when he was introduced to producer Sonny Digital whom helped him record the track “D​on’t Sell Molly No More”, ​which helped him achieve local fame in the community. His career truly took off in 2014 when his self­titled EP I​LoveMakonnen​­ released in July. In August of 2014, fellow rapper Drake remixed Makonnen’s “C​lub Goin’ Up on a Tuesday”. ​Following the release of the remix, ILoveMakonnen signed with Drake’s label OVO Sound in September of 2014.

Doors open at 7 p.m. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets will be available for sale soon. They can be purchased through State Farm Center. Tickets will cost $15 for students and $25 for the public.

For up­to­date information, visit the Star Course website or ILoveMakonnen’s page.

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