Tonight, local hip-hop blog 2 L's on a Cloud will host their third annual Birth of the Originals Jamfest at Exit/In. The lineup will feature Maybach Music Group's Stalley, along with ST 2 Lettaz, Money Makin' Nique, Nashville's own Open Mic and more. Also, Good Cause Alert: There will be a school-supplies donation point courtesy of LP Pencil Box. Here, I'll just let "Bawston" Sean Maloney explain it to you in his Critic's Pick:
We’re not gonna front: We love to see our locals step up their game. And with this year’s BotO, the crew at 2Ls On A Cloud have stepped it way, way up. The annual event always has a good lineup — and a slew of good causes that they’re supporting — but this year they’ve pulled out all the stops, booking sets from Maybach Music Group’s Stalley, former G-Side frontman ST 2 Lettaz, and ATL’s Money Makin Nique alongside party-rockin locals Open Mic and Treekeeper. Don’t show up empty-handed — the civic-minded crew is asking that fans bring school supplies for Metro Nashville Public Schools’ LP Pencil Box, which provides free supplies to those in need. And we all know that good tunes plus good work equal good times. —SEAN L. MALONEY
Doors at 8 p.m., tickets are $20.