About three years ago, Yelawolf earned a bit of mainstream hip-hop cred by landing on Eminem’s label and making a record that included a song with Kid Rock.
Paste magazine said of “Radioactive” that Yelawolf has personality to spare “as long as it’s on his own terms,” and the Los Angeles Times made comparisons to Eminem and said “Yela’s smart-mouthed serpentine delivery keeps the things screwed together.”
The Southern artist’s second album on Shady Records, “Love Story,” is scheduled for release in May. Yelawolf told HipHop DX in 2012 that it would, thematically, be about his experiences since “Radioactive” was released.
Yelawolf plays at 8 p.m. Friday at Clyde Iron Works.
GO SEE IT What: Yelawolf
When: 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Clyde Iron Works, 2920 W. Michigan St.
Tickets: $25; Available at Clyde Iron Works or Ticketmaster outlets including Ticketmaster.com.