This year's Little 500 concert lineup, headlined by Playboi Carti, features Boombox Cartel and Joey Purp.
The concert will take place 8 p.m. April 20 in the IU Auditorium. Tickets start at $39 for students and $49 for the public.
In April 2017, Carti released his self-titled debut mixtape. His song "Magnolia" peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard U.S. Hot Rap Songs, and "Woke Up Like This" with Lil Uzi Vert peaked at No. 25. The album itself peaked at the No. 12 spot on the Billboard 200.
Boombox Cartel is an electronic group by producers Americo Garcia and Jorge Medina. Launched in 2012, the group has played at festivals, such as Moonrise, Lollapalooza, Global Dance Festival and Electronic Daisy Carnival.
"The pair of producers have bounced between electro, dubstep, trap, and hip hop, taking pieces from each genre away with them and reassembling their influences in the studio for a growingly forward-thinking sound," according to the group's last.fm biography.
Its tracks have been played by artists such as Skrillex, DJ Snake and RL Grime.
Joey Purp in a rapper from Chicago who has been a member of the group Savemoney, which included Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa, and Leather Corduroys. He released his first mixtape, "The Purple Tape," in 2012, and his sophomore album, "iiiDrops," in 2016. Pitchfork rated the album 8.2 and listed it as "Best New Music."
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