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In the age of squad goals, a rapper is only as good as the company he keeps. That’s especially true for Lil Yachty, the breakout star of 2016 known for his AutoTuned sing-alongs, Raggedy Andy braids, and a general disregard for hip-hop made before 1997, his birth year. Yachty has proved to be a divisive figure, but that hasn’t stopped his Sailing Team crew from making their mark in the rap world. Eighteen-year-old Kodie Shane walked through the door Yachty opened. The Chicago-raised, Atlanta-based rapper stole the show on Sailing Team posse cut “All In” before bringing her boundless charisma and youthful energy to her owns songs and mixtapes. Read more >>> Kodie Shane performs with Saucy Longwe and Cymia at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Cat Backstage, 1811 14th St. NW. $15. (202) 683-4490. blackcatdc.com. (Chris Kelly)
Many restaurants will be closed tonight for the “Day Without Immigrants” strike. Timber Pizza Co. in Petworth has opted to stay open and donate 10 percent of sales to Ayuda, a nonprofit that supports immigrants in the D.C. area. The empanadas, filled with 16-hour slow-roasted pork, pickled shallots, a spicy pineapple dipping sauce (three for $6 or six for $10), are a must-order. Vegetarians can try empanadas filled with butternut squash for the same price. Timber Pizza Co., 809 Upshur St. NW. (202) 853-9746. timberpizza.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Country singer Maren Morris takes the stage at 9:30 Club with opening act Ryan Hurd. Read more in our Spring Arts Guide. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $20.
Lauryn Hill brings her funky take on R&B to the Warner Theatre alongside South Sudanese musician and activist Emmanuel Jal. 8 p.m. at 513 13th St. NW. $63–$118.
Restoration Stage begins performances of its world-premiere play, The Very Last Days of the First Colored Circus, at Anacostia Playhouse. 8 p.m. at 2020 Shannon Place SE. $35–$55.
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