Concert Reviews

Riff Raff at Prophet Bar, 11/30: Review

The Prophet Bar was packed this Saturday for one of hip-hop's most perplexing and fascinating characters, Riff Raff. With his over-the-top personality falling somewhere between flamboyant carwash pimp and Jay sans Silent Bob, it's hard not to ask ourselves if we're actually supposed to be taking this seriously. The man's got Versace box braids, cable music channel logo tattoos and is a social media staple because of his rambling and surrealist sense of humor. However, as ridiculous as his antics may be, he's done a hell of a job branding his vision. Even though he was born and bred in Houston, Riff Raff doesn't play Dallas very often at all. Fans young and very young swarmed the stage in anticipation.

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Vanessa Quilantan