2006/03/360_move1.jpg“Damn, we was having a good time tonight, Minneapolis,” said Houston rapper Lil’ Flip from the stage, as the crowd began starting fights that wouldn’t end. “Y’all fucked it up tonight.” That was around 2 a.m. A half-hour earlier, everyone was having a good time.

“I need the whole club drinking,” said Flipper, taking the stage at about 1:30 a.m., while sidemen crouched to pour Moët into upraised cups. He quickly set the proletarian-playa tone, shouting, “If you’ve got more than $10 in your pocket, make some noise!” The crowd sang along to “The Way We Ball,” and swayed to his flamboyant new single, “What It Do.” Pistol fingers aimed skyward when Flip announced, “We going to shoot one time for my nigga 2Pac,” as a prerecorded gunshot rang out. Other shots followed for Biggie, Aaliyah, and Flip’s late mentor DJ Screw.
2006/03/360_move2.jpgBut a scuffle on the floor cut short the love bounce of “Sunshine,” and a larger brawl during “Game Over (Flip)” ended the night in chaos. “That shit is 1980s,” said Flip’s DJ Drew to the room. “We in the 2000s. Nobody’s fighting in the clubs no more.” By the time the fights were broken up, a woman was cradling a man’s bleeding head, weeping. Another woman threatened a man at the coat check. “I’ll do you with my brother’s shotgun!” she yelled. “Shotgun, bitch!” she taunted, over and over.
Then, suddenly, a rush of fans poured out the front entrance, and word spread that a man and a woman had been shot outside. Police later reported that both victims survived. So did the man with the head injury, who was able to walk out. Near the exit, a woman shook her head saying, “I’d rather be at home watching cable with my kids.”

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  • bluerid

    i qoute you:

    “I’d rather be at home watching cable with my kids.”

    me to.

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  • Scootj

    Damn……..niggas would rather fight then listen to Flip……please tell me this was a free concert.

  • serve. north mpls

    I was there and the girl was gang banging. SHe was screaming my brother is shot gun “shot gun crip” not with my brothers shot gun.

  • mr.candyman

    Man this shit is gettin crazy out here u cant go to show no more wit out the bullshit bad enuff we deal wit this shit in the streets but shows its CRAZY

  • H-Man

    Welcome to my city. Highest murder rate in da nation. Twin Cities. Minneapolis St.Paul. People have forgotton how hard it is in da cold midwest. Northside It aint EZ anywhere

  • H-Man

    What u should do is have half nakid women jumpin around all da time. If fellas dicks hard dey wont think about shootin people. Basic philosophy. think im crazzy. try it

  • Mrs.Jones


  • Black Awareness!

    Someone said that, it was the 80′s that stuff like this happened. Well I beg to differ you young idiot. I was there at the beginning of Hip Hip/Real Rapp. Before you young fools gave the code to white folks that don’t love you. This kind of madness rarely happened back in the day. Today you kill your own sisters and brothers and you all want to be a Crip, Blood, and Gangster Pimp until the gun goes pop, then everyone is asking, what happened? This is what happened, you are all a bunch of bum rats and roaches with no morals. You sing of mayhem, death, destruction, and freelance sexy, and the women too with you have all carried on with no shame or scruples. Good for you I say. Just keep killing your own folks and see where your kids end up in this society in about 15-20 years.

    They’re laughing at your savage behavior while you kill off your own kind. Think about that.

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  • Jay

    Dam flip performed a little late…. motherfukers all drunk and crunk by that time he was on stage….just another one of those crazy nights again nothing new.