Salt -N- Pepa Will Perform at The Benton Franklin Fair this Summer
The Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo has announced that female rapper's Salt-N-Pepa will be performing on the main stage at the 2016 Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo. The duo along with DJ Spindrella will perform Tuesday August 23rd at 7 p.m.
According to the Benton Franklin Fair's press release:
They are, undoubtedly, the group that changed the face of hip-hop as we know it.They also gave females across the globe a voice within their communities and the musicindustry as a whole. Legends, icons, trailblazers, pioneers, innovators and trendsettersare just a few words often used to describe this group. As the first ever female rap crew,SALT N PEPA, broke barriers and opened doors that were once closed to womenin hip-hop. These Queens gave women a voice in a male dominated industry andtransformed the way the music world saw women forever. With the hit songs "Push It,""Tramp," "Shake Your Thang," "Shoop" and "Whatta Man," Salt-N-Pepa would defyeveryone's expectations and catapult hip-hop to new levels. Outside of the realmof being legends of the hip hop game, Grammy Award winning group, Salt-N-Pepa canalso be called "revolutionaries of rap" and "ground breakers of the game."Not only using their mic as a means to make big beats and heads bob, but they alsoused it as means to get out messages of importance and relevance. Fromsafe sex to independence and respecting yourself as a woman, Salt-N-Pepa saw theurgency and importance of empowering females and using their voices throughthe mic to influence millions with their music.Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. January 29 at www.bentonfranklinfair.com, Kennewick Ranch & Home and the Fair Office. Reserved seats are $15. Fair admission is also required with reserved seats; general seating is free with admission.