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He’s only 19 years old, but Kodak Black has already had his version of John Lennon’s “more popular than Jesus” proclamation. After naming his fourth—and best—mixtape Lil B.I.G. Pac, the Pompano Beach, Florida, rapper told XXL “I’m better than Tupac and Biggie. I say that so now you know where my head at.” In just a few years, Kodak has established himself as an expert at detailing exactly where his head is at, turning his pain into lyrics while navigating the travails of the rap game, his growing fame, and a life marked by drugs, guns, and crime. Read more >>> Kodak Black performs at 9 p.m. at Echostage, 2135 Queens Chapel Road NE. $48.40. (202) 503-2330. echostage.com. (Chris Kelly)
Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale has a new menu. Dishes include fried Brussels sprouts with maple yogurt ($7), potato gnocchi with local lamb ragu ($16), and a stick-to-your-ribs Guinness and beef pot pie ($16). Chef Mike Friedman of The Red Hen and All-Purpose collaborated on the menu with Chef Leo Garcia. Boundary Stone, 116 Rhode Island Ave. NW. (202) 621-6635. boundarystonedc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Funk and reggae band Adwela and The Uprising plays Jamaican-influenced music at Gypsy Sally’s with The Elovaters. 8:30 p.m. at 3401 K St. NW. $8–$10.
Mosaic Theater Company begins performances of Hooded: Or Being Black for Dummies, a world premiere play that touches on themes of mass incarceration, police violence, and how it feels to be black on a prestigious college campus, at Atlas Performing Arts Center. 8:15 p.m. at 1333 H St. NE. $20–$35.
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