Dodi Phy memorial benefit planned at Nomad
The sad passing of emerging local rapper, Mohamed Turay -- aka Dodi Phy -- devastated the Twin Cities hip hop community back in February. Now, local artists and musicians have announced an event, Dodi Phy Forever, which will celebrate his life and his music at the Nomad World Pub on Sunday, May 18.
In addition to a wide array of performances scheduled, the event will also serve to raise awareness of depression and suicide within our communities. All proceeds from the evening will go directly to the children of Mohamed Turay.
Minneapolis rapper Dodi Phy has died
Dodi Phy Forever will be hosted by Sho-Naes, and feature performances by:
St Paul Slim
Rich Da Creep
DJ Turtle Neck will also be spinning music throughout the night.
Doors for the event are at 8 p.m., with music starting promptly at 9 p.m. Cover charge is $10.
For updated information and to RSVP, check the event's Facebook page.
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