Thursday, August 16
Better than: The Beanie Sigel show I attempted to see in 2006, purportedly with a "live funk band," that was canceled due to something referred to as "a dental emergency."
Nobody who came to Beanie Sigel's show last night at S.O.B.'s seemed to be expecting good things. In fact the bigger the Beanie fan, the lower the expectations, the more miserable the countenance. "I'm worried," said the girl next to me, who told me she had lived in Philly during Roc-A-Fella's heyday, and that she had the same birthday as Beanie. "He's a mess." The guy next to me, who demanded I quote the chorus of "What Ya Life Like" before he would engage with me directly, had a look on his face like the show had already somehow failed. "These fuckers here have no idea who they are here to see," he said, pained. "They're here to see Beanie Sigel."More »