Platinum-selling hip hop group Nappy Roots is currently on tour in support of their latest album, and when they swing through Orlando next week, they’re taking time of out of their schedule on Wednesday, July 25 to visit Full Sail.
Organized by the Black Student Union, the quartet will take part in a panel discussion from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Full Sail Live 1 Venue, where they’ll talk about breaking into the industry and starting their own record label, the Nappy Roots Entertainment Group (N.R.E.G.). Following the panel, they’ll stick around for a free performance in Full Sail Live 1 at 7 p.m.
The group is best known for the songs “Aw Naw” and “Po’ Folks,” and was nominated for two GRAMMY awards in 2003. They were one of the highest-grossing hip hop groups of the early 2000s, and have kept a steady fan base ever since. The Black Student Union has brought other artists to campus in the past as well, including reggae star Wayne Wonder and Cappadonna of the Wu-Tang Clan.