This was probably one of the most anticipated concerts I have ever had to experience. I went with four other friends and we all counted down the days until we went to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to see our Bay Area hero. We got there at around 5:30 and parked directly across the street in the USC parking garage. (Yes The Shrine it is directly on the USC campus, I did not know that before this event.) The funny thing was that as we waited in line there was an ongoing game of I Spy G-Eazy because there were so many look alikes. So. Many.
The Concert lasted from 7:00pm to 12:00am. We joked that we had mistakenly gone to a music festival that lasted two days. Gerald though in those precious hours packed as many artists and entertainment as he could. He brought with him some tremendous talent from the Bay Area and from Los Angeles. The line up included Ty Dolla $ign, Marc E. Bassey, A$AP Ferg, Nef the Pharaoh and suprise guests like Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Bebe Rexha, French Montana, and P.Diddy. Just to name a few ;) Now here's my chance to give Gerald some credit where credit is due. Many artists these days just voice their concerns for upcoming artists. They try and relate to struggling artists in music but do nothing or just do what they think is right thing. Mr. G-Eazy's approach does one better, he brings the talent with him. He personally gives these artists a chance to share their voice with the platform that he has. It's truly a remakable scene watching G-Eazy stand back and let his friends preform, you could see a wave of contentment and satisfaction wash over his face as he smiled ear to ear. This man loves what he does and what he is able to acomplish with his status. His whole Nor Cal troop invaded the stage and put on a show that really did feel like a festival. Special So Cal guests appeared but the night belonged to the Bay. The mosh pit type scene was my only reservation since I had two beers and a cocktail spilled on me and my friend almost punched a high schooler. I'll get over that, maybe, but it was all worth it to finally see Young Gerald in action ✌🏼️