Ying Yang Twins highlight tonight's lineup at High Dive


The Ying Yang Twins, with Kaine, left, and D-roc, perform with Fake Patrois, Disco & Gregg, Raymo, Scer, Dennis Lee & Enigma, and The Duke, Thursday at High Dive. (Submitted photo)

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10:15 a.m.

In case you think you don't know who the Ying Yang Twins are, believe me, you do. For the past 14 years, this hip-hop duo (Kaine and D-roc) from Atlanta has been cranking out the hits, perhaps most notably, “Salt Shaker” and “Whistle while you Twurk” (a personal favorite). While their work with fellow Southern hip-hop artist Lil Jon helped launch their career, they are far from a sideshow. Their song “Halftime (Stand up and get crunk)” is a regular fixture in many NFL stadiums, not just in the South, but all over the country. Regardless of your opinions on hip-hop, these guys sure know how to write a song that can get stuck in your head for literally days, and I am not joking.

The duo performs along with Fake Patrois, Disco & Gregg, Raymo, Scer, Dennis Lee & Enigma, and The Duke tonight at High Dive, starting at 8.

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Twin Forks, featuring Chris Carrabba (Carrabbas Italian Grill enthusiast and leader of Dashboard Confessional), performs along with Cory Bost and Telomeres, tonight, at 1982 Bar, starting at 8.

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Orlando reggae/ska legends Supervillians perform Friday along with Yamadeo Vibes, The Illicitits and Katie Hargrove at High Dive, starting at 8 p.m.

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Joy Division enthusiasts Ceremony perform with Radiohead enthusiasts Iron Lung and void enthusiasts Nothing, on Friday at The Atlantic, starting at 9 p.m.

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Atlanta rockers Dernier Combat performs with Process, Vermin and Allergy on Saturday, at 1982 Bar, starting at 9 p.m.

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Orlando soul-rockers Thomas Wynn & The Believers perform along with Jake Calhoun & The Chasers, and Stephen Brown, on Sunday at High Dive, starting at 8 p.m.

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Georgia prog-rockers O Brother perform with fellow Georgians Royal Thunder and local metalheads Frameworks and Carpadium on Wednesday at High Dive, starting at 8 p.m.

Contact Scott Kauffmann at kauffmann1987@gmail.com.

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