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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Feb. 27
8 p.m.
$25-$30
Hip-Hop

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, or just A Boogie, is from the Bronx, the birthplace of hip-hop. But the 21-year-old is a distinctly modern, post-regional artist, a melodically inventive sing-rapper who has more in common with Fetty Wap and PnB Rock than any traditionally skilled East Coast icons. His YouTube and SoundCloud numbers are consistently in the eight figures, and with good reason: Strong melodies seem to come as easy to Boogie as breathing. In that sense, he has a skillset comparable to established R&B hitmakers like Jeremih, and that preternatural hook-writing ability defines his singles “My Shit,” “Jungle,” and, really, the entirety of his 2016 projects Artist and TBA. Among the newest names of New York hip-hop, he’s at the forefront with the likes of Young M.A. and Dave East. In fact, Boogie was supposed to perform alongside the former in Maplewood in November — but he missed his flight to Minnesota.