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The Old School Hang Suite

DJnight - hip-hop/R&B
Please note: This event has already occurred.
"Old school" DJ nights used to mean '70s funk and house mixed with '80s hip-hop and R&B. But as late 20-somethings and gently aging 30-somethings have gotten older, they've started decrying the music that gets played on the radio and in clubs. Now we're seeing more "old school" nights that advertise '80s and '90s hip-hop, house and R&B for a "mature" - not old - audience. Longtime promoter Terry Frasier has jumped on the trend with a monthly traveling party called the Old School Hang Suite. Its second event takes over Embassy Suites' downtown hotel this weekend, with Biz Markie spinning classic songs in the main ballroom (including, inevitably, "Just a Friend") and DJ Quicksilver dropping '80s and '90s house and reggae in the "Hang Suite" at Finn & Porter restaurant. WHUR (96.3 FM) DJs Michele Wright and Mark Clarke host. Both party areas feature drink specials, free hors d'oeuvres and projection TVs screening the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto fight. "Classy attire" is required.
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