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“I Never Knew You,” the first single from Cage’s new album, Depart From Me, is an ode to stalking; the music video, directed by Shia LaBeouf, features a young man perpetrating a B&E at the home of a woman he’s been following while he sings, “It’s like the sky opened up/and God handed you directly to me.” This isn’t just a bad first impression for people who had never heard of the rapper prior to LaBeouf lending his golden touch, it’s also an inaccurate one: The only person Cage regularly harms is himself. —-Mike Riggs
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CAGE PERFORMS AT 9 P.M. AT THE ROCK & ROLL HOTEL, 1353 H ST. NE. $12. (202) 388-7625.