Kreayshawn Plays for Sold Out Crowd in NYC

Kreayshawn may have started off as an internet sensation, but she’s quickly proving that she’s cultivating a real fan base.

Last night (August 18) at New York City’s Highline Ballroom, the Bay Area native rocked in front of a sold out crowd of fans excitedly chanting “Swag!” Hitting the stage around 10:30 p.m., Kreayshawn got things going early with fan-favorite “Rich Whores.” Not long after, she brought out her “sister,” the controversial V-Nasty. The fellow White Gurl Mob femcee got a chance to shine on her own with a couple solo songs where Kreay played hypewoman. Before long, they switched roles again, as the evening’s headliner went into her pseudo-second single “Left Eye” and the older “Bumpin Bumpin”—though V-Nasty never fully played the back.

Fittingly, the 45-minute set began to come to a close with the Sony signee spitting her infectious “Gucci Gucci”—and then running it back and doing it again. The track first went viral online back in May, and is now picking up on both radio and the Billboard charts.

Earlier performers in the night included fellow Bay Area natives Moe Green and Roach Gigz, as well as Harlemite Smoke DZA. DZA is preparing to release his upcoming album Rolling Stoned, which will be made available August 30.

Kreayshawn’s major label debut does not have an official release date as of press time. —Adam Fleischer

  • Static

    This girl is a disgrace to hip-hop, she’s some random hipster (gangster bitch wannabe) who spew stupid lyrics over an instrumental and is suddenly famous. I’m disappointed in music fans that allowed her to get as big as she has.

  • not a fan

    I would not mind sticking a thumb up her butt and working like the iPhone :/

  • AnteK

    Kreayshawn >>> Nicki Minaj :D

  • $yk

    …somewhere out there, a corporate worker is LOL…

    1. although famed, like SOB’s, it’s a small venue…nothing like The Tunnel or Webster Hall…
    2. was it promoted on HOT97 or Power 105?
    3. let’s not act like cats from Marcy or Soundview PJ’s were there when we say she did it up in NYC…I bet that was aBay Ridge/Jersey/Williamsburg/Sony promo team crowd…
    4. rapradar has (been had) video up, and the set looked like a high school talent show. They need more rehearsal time
    5. I always thought that broad was biting Left Eye’s style

    good trying to soak up this million dollar investment…prolly an IOU repaid…

  • lilrizq

    Too Short was right about the kreayshawn haters,lol. he said that when people can’t have it there way as for as hip hop, they complain. she put the bay back on the radar, therefore shining a light back on the west. so she is 100 in my books. she’s biting kesha, she’s biting winehouse, she looks like gaga, now she’s biting left eye…smh. what will you haters come up with next?

    • $yk

      some people will read this and think it was a heavily promoted rap show, and the NYC HipHop cats from the projects who like Jay, Nas & Cam attended. Again with no visual and info, what would you envision? Or would you just believe what they said…this is an international website, everybody ain’t from NY

      “……….as the evening’s headliner went into her pseudo-second single “Left Eye”

      ^ OK, I’ll retract biting and say emulating.

      I’m on the westside, I haven’t heard anything or anybody speak of this girl at clubs/festivals/parties/pubs/cars/skateparks. Sony has a lot of work to do, she’s got a promo date coming up with the MTV thing.

      • $yk

        thetonygrands.com/2011/08/20/iggy-azalea-puy-video/#comment-9754

        ^ tell me she ain’t it together

  • Jack Tripper

    she put the bay back on the radar
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    The Bay has always been on the radar. The Bay don’t need some Jackie-come-lately like her to increase it’s shine. I though you knew. But I guess you ain’t knowin’.

  • fuckyall

    well she cool to me. i thank if she keeps it up she could be a better spiter. thats some crazy ass shit she spits in that gucci gucci. she does need drop that v-nasty bitch cant spit

  • Static

    someone else probably writes all her lyrics, don’t believe she’s writing her own shit.

  • Static

    As for her shining light on the bay, come on dude, the bay doesn’t need light. The bay might as well be a star, you have plenty of talented MC’s that rep the bay area.

  • Toto

    Someone wrote this and it’s actually make sense. With all the hype and publicity let’s see if she can headline and sell out a stadium:
    “It’s actually pretty easy to sell out NYC venues — easier than most other cities. You’re pulling potential audience members from all five boroughs and the suburbs (LI, NJ, Westchester/Rockland, Connecticut); plus there are all the industry people in town, from label employees to critics to artists who live in the area. Add to those factors the fact that Highline’s capacity is only about 800 and it becomes more of a question when an artist doesn’t sell out a NYC show.”

  • theend

    Lol is xxl trying to prove she has a fans or something, it’s pretty bad when you happy that you sold out highline, xxl making out this bitch sold out Madison square, besides with all the hipsters and yuppies in NYC these days it wouldn’t be hard for a fake white bitch to sell out!

  • Dtrainescobar

    “Rocked a sold out show.” of 700 people. You forgot to mention that one XXL. Really ‘large’ fan following she has. The bitch sucks.

  • lil bitch

    kreayshawn is AWSOME

    p.s Love your white girl mod im white and mexican

  • lil bitch

    going to sing gucci gucci in my high school talent show. I really want to be a rapper like kreayshawn.

  • lil bitch

    Bru I WONmy school talent show got $ 200!!!

    LOVE YOU KREAYSHAWN YOUR FUCKEN AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. I wish i could meet you. Hope my wish comes true.

    One love

    • white boy

      lil bitch realy likes kreayshawn……..

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    Wtf does this video have to do with Kreayshawn?

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