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Posts tagged "Shwayze"
Photos: ILLrock Block Party in Urbana 5/3

Photos: ILLrock Block Party in Urbana 5/3

In the vein of Little 500 at Indiana University or Dillo Day at Northwestern University, the ILLrock Block Party has arrived to serve as an end of the school year celebratory concert event at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Centered around creating an atmosphere of diversity to reflect the Urbana-Champaign campus environment, the musical...
Interview: Shwayze

Interview: Shwayze

On Saturday, The Canopy Club hosted its first ILLrock Block Party consisting of many live performances, including California’s own Shwayze. The Malibu native hit the stage — Corona and lime in hand, of course — and kicked off the night with a helluva performance. From his monster single “Buzzin,’” to his own reality show, to multiple acting gigs, it’s safe...