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80′s Icons Playing Rocky Gap

July 20th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Known as one of the most iconic duos of the 90s, Vanilla Ice and Coolio will perform at the Ampitheatre at Rocky Gap Casino Resort on Saturday, July 20, as part of Rocky Gap’s Summer Concert Series. Located at 16701 Lakeview Road NE in Rocky Gap State Park, Rocky Gap is a popular getaway destination for Washington, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh residents.

 

Coolio is best known for his anthem, “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which is one of the most successful rap songs of all time, reaching number one in 13 countries. He also has earned a Grammy for Best Solo Performance for “Gangsta’s Paradise” and an American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist in 1996.

 

Vanilla Ice held the first hip hop single on the Billboard charts with “Ice Ice Baby” and is credited as one of the first white rappers to attain major success. He won American Music Awards in 1991 for Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip Hop New Artist.

 

Gates open at 3 p.m. and the show will begin at 5 p.m. Tickets and additional information on Vanilla Ice and Coolio’s concert may be found here. All of the summer concerts at Rocky Gap Casino Resort are exclusively for guests 21 and over.

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