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Hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd’s long-awaited return and Polo G is coming to campus
Welcome back, Terriers, to our monthly column “What’s Hot in Music This Month.”
Spring is here, and there’s no better way to enjoy the nice weather than jamming to some new music on your walks around campus and Boston. Rae Sremmurd returns with their highly anticipated fourth album, and Linkin Park is releasing an anniversary edition of their 2003 classic Meteora. Looking for something to do at night? Check out BU Student Government’s Spring Concert featuring Polo G at Agganis Arena.
Grammy Award–winning R&B singer-songwriter Ella Mai is coming to Boston on April 6 on her Heart On My Sleeve Tour. Mai’s 2018 hit “Boo’d Up” features the dreamy vocals and sparkly production she is known for, deservedly reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart. Mai has only gotten better since then, refining her vocal and lyrical skills to create her 2022 album, Heart On My Sleeve, which is even better when heard live.
Chase Rice has lived many lives: from being a runner-up on Survivor: Nicaragua in 2010 to cowriting the 2012 smash single “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line. Now, he’s a country music star in his own right with four top-10 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. A seasoned performer who’s played to sold-out stadiums as an opener for Kenny Chesney and Garth Brooks, Rice is bringing good times to Boston April 14 on his Way Down Yonder Tour.
BU Student Government has a treat for us: Polo G is not only coming to Boston, he’s coming to campus. His 2021 album Hall of Fame topped the charts and received critical acclaim, featuring the number-one hit “Rapstar.” Now, the artist known for his unique trap and melodic rap style, is coming to Agganis Arena where he’ll headline BU’s Spring Concert. You don’t want to miss this concert: Polo G is sure to bring all the energy and excitement that shot him to popularity.
Fresh off the release of her debut album In Pieces, R&B singer, songwriter, and producer Chlöe is coming to Citizens House of Blues Boston for her first solo tour. After releasing two studio albums with her sister, Halle, as part of the duo Chloe x Halle, the singer-songwriter is stepping out on her own, delivering earworms and powerful anthems. Her angelic voice and danceable music are sure to make for a fun and memorable night.
Aly & AJ
Sister duo Aly & AJ are coming to rock MGM Music Hall at Fenway on their With Love From Tour. The pair are no newbies to the music scene, having released their debut album in 2005 and the Platinum smash “Potential Breakup Song” in 2007. Now, they’re coming to Boston on April 21 for a fun-filled night celebrating their new album, With Love From.
What’s Hot In Music This Month