7-27-2016 UPDATED and pulled from their website - Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Art of Rap Festival originally scheduled for August 4 at Savage Arena will no longer occur as scheduled. Full refunds will be given as follows: tickets purchased by credit card will automatically be refunded to the same card and tickets purchased by cash or check will be refunded by check within four to six weeks. Please hold onto your tickets until the refund has processed. It is not necessary to come to the Box Office at Savage Arena to receive the refund. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for this inconvenience.
ILL Son, born and raised in the south side of Toledo, OH. He has been writing music since 2002 and recording since 2004 however didn't get serious until 2009. He released his first mixtape, The Lost Sessions Vol. 1, in 2013 and released his second mixtape, Harsh Realities last year.
He has received great responses from both. ILL Son is currently working on Harsh Realities; EP & LP.
ILL Son can be reached at:
Check out the mixtape, Harsh Realities below:
Payne Da Squad Boy, is a rapper from Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. The founder & C.E.O of indie-record label Squad Boy Entertainment and the former 106 and Park Freestyle Friday Champion. He spent his childhood in the streets of West Philadelphia and Southwest Detroit, MI before finally relocating to Toledo,OH in 2003. He gained national attention participating on BET's "Freestyle Friday" by winning the whole Wild Card Season and landing a Final Four spot at the #8 seed in the 2012 season. "One thing for sure... Payne Da Squad Boy is one of the best to ever do it on Freestyle Friday" says Pat Charles (Owner/Creator of Freestyle Friday/Blaze the Stage). He is also professional battle rapper (iBattle Worldwide) and owner of "iBattle Ohio" Battle League in Toledo, Ohio.