Popular hip-hop artists Kevin Gates and Waka Flocka Flame are set to perform at Amsoil Arena in Duluth for 2023.

Kevin Gates is a Baton Rouge native who has racked up over 6 billion streams, 6 billion views, and dozens of multiplatinum, platinum, and gold certifications. In 2022 he had the number one overall sound on TikTok with his song from 2013, 'Thinking With My D***'. He was also the second best-selling hip-hop artist of 2016 only behind Drake.

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Gates will be joined by several other rappers:

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Waka Flocka Flame

The Georgia rapper rushed onto the scene with his debut studio album 'Flockaveli' in 2010. Legend has it, that part of his name came from his cousin based on Fozzie bear's catchphrase, and the other part of his name came from rapper Gucci Mane.

Waka is known for his hits, such as: 'O Let's Do It', 'Hard In Da Paint', 'Round Of Applause' featuring Drake, 'No Hands' featuring Wale, and Roscoe Dash. He was also featured on the early Machine Gun Kelly hit 'Wildboy'.

Kelly Iris

Iris is a rapper out of St. Louis who began performing at family reunions, talent shows, and other gatherings until he was noticed. He has opened for other popular rappers such as: 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, Riff Raff, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, and more.

Baby Shel

Baby Shel is a Minnesota rapper from the Red Lake area. Some of his songs include 'Trench Prince Bel-Air', 'I GET IT', and 'How long is forever is'.

The show will be on Friday, April 21st, 2023 at Amsoil Arena. Doors open at 6 pm, with the show starting at 7 pm. Pre-sale starts Monday, January 30th at 10 am and will go through Tuesday, January 31st at 10 pm. Tickets to the public go on sale Wednesday, February 1st. You can get tickets here.

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