The Majestic Ventura Theater and Live Nation Presents Drakeo The Ruler

Fri Oct 1 2021

9:00 PM - 11:30 PM (Doors 8:00 PM)

Ventura Theater

26 S. Chestnut Street Ventura, CA 93001

$29.50

All Ages

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  • Drakeo The Ruler

    Drakeo The Ruler

    West Coast Rap

    Drakeo the Ruler boasts one of rap's most original deliveries and inventive accounts of surviving life in the street. But for 34 months, Drakeo was behind bars, unable to enjoy the fruits of his art. "I always heard about me being an influence on people, folks lookin' up to me, or people lovin' my music. But I didn't start to feel it until right before I went to jail," Drakeo says. "I never got to experience it." At the end of 2020, that suddenly changed when Darrell Caldwell was released from Men's Central Jail after facing 25 years to life. Even after he was previously acquitted for first-degree murder, the Stinc Team star was kept detained and on a strict gag order thanks to a controversial law that mistook his rap group for a gang. However, in November, Drakeo was offered a plea deal after his defense attorneys highlighted problematic behavior surrounding the investigation and outgoing L.A. District Attorney Jackie Lacey. The rapper with over 200 million streams had been recording his ever-popular songs through a jailhouse phone; now, The Ruler is finally home to witness his kingdom manifest. Including a much anticipated Drake collaboration, "Talk To Me," The Truth Hurts (February 24) finds Drakeo getting the last laugh. Drakeo's journey began in South L.A.'s Westmont neighborhood. While insistent that he's never been in a gang, Darrell Caldwell and brother Ralfy the Plug had front row seats to some of the city's most cutthroat streets. "I think about everything that I have gone through, and I'm motivated never to go back," Drakeo admits. Witnessing drugs and violence cultivated the frantic energy that trademarks Drakeo's music. Massively popular songs like "Impatient Freestyle" and "Flu Flamming" showcase casual flow, inventive mind, and youthful spirit. Like influences Cam'ron and Lil Wayne, Drakeo is a pop-culture sponge who softens his brutal imagery with humor. Churning out music, Drakeo amassed a sizable catalog between 2014 and 2017. Songs achieved six and seven-figure streams on Soundcloud while video audiences grew at Worldstar. Drakeo shared the attention with his Stinc Team cohorts, including the late Ketchy the Great, Ralfy the Plug, and others. Just as Drakeo's buzz reached a boil, tragedy ensued. In December 2016, Davion Gregory was fatally shot outside a Carson party. Drakeo was initially charged for the murder, accused of targeting a rap rival who was not in attendance. Minor infractions from Drakeo's past and his rap lyrics were used by prosecutors (said to be seeking the death penalty) to send him to jail in 2017, facing a potential life sentence. Even after another person was convicted of the killing and Drakeo was acquitted, he remained locked up in one of the most unsanitary facilities. Prosecutors used the 182.5 gang conspiracy law to classify the Stinc Team as a gang, holding Drakeo accountable for others' actions. "They indicted a whole rap group; I don't think people understand it," Drake says, months after his release. Even when Drakeo was allegedly banned from using social media to bring attention to his case, NPR, The Los Angeles Times, The Fader, Vice, Genius, and others prominently covered the injustice. In the closing hours before Jackie Lacey was voted out of office, the D.A.'s office offered a plea. "I was acquitted of damn near every single charge, and I still had to plead to a gang enhancement to go home," the rapper told The Ringer after his release. Due to the plea, Drakeo admits that he is now on a thin legal line. Upon exiting MJC in November, Drakeo left with 200 songs. Collaborations with Lil Mosey, Rich The Kid, and Lil Yatchy awaited the deluxe re-release of We Know The Truth before Because Y'all Asked, a properly re-recorded version of Thank You For Using GTL with produce

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The Majestic Ventura Theater and Live Nation Prese

The Majestic Ventura Theater and Live Nation Presents Drakeo The Ruler

Fri Oct 1 2021 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

(Doors 8:00 PM)

Ventura Theater Ventura CA
The Majestic Ventura Theater and Live Nation Presents Drakeo The Ruler

$29.50 All Ages

Drakeo The Ruler

Drakeo The Ruler

West Coast Rap

Drakeo the Ruler boasts one of rap's most original deliveries and inventive accounts of surviving life in the street. But for 34 months, Drakeo was behind bars, unable to enjoy the fruits of his art. "I always heard about me being an influence on people, folks lookin' up to me, or people lovin' my music. But I didn't start to feel it until right before I went to jail," Drakeo says. "I never got to experience it." At the end of 2020, that suddenly changed when Darrell Caldwell was released from Men's Central Jail after facing 25 years to life. Even after he was previously acquitted for first-degree murder, the Stinc Team star was kept detained and on a strict gag order thanks to a controversial law that mistook his rap group for a gang. However, in November, Drakeo was offered a plea deal after his defense attorneys highlighted problematic behavior surrounding the investigation and outgoing L.A. District Attorney Jackie Lacey. The rapper with over 200 million streams had been recording his ever-popular songs through a jailhouse phone; now, The Ruler is finally home to witness his kingdom manifest. Including a much anticipated Drake collaboration, "Talk To Me," The Truth Hurts (February 24) finds Drakeo getting the last laugh. Drakeo's journey began in South L.A.'s Westmont neighborhood. While insistent that he's never been in a gang, Darrell Caldwell and brother Ralfy the Plug had front row seats to some of the city's most cutthroat streets. "I think about everything that I have gone through, and I'm motivated never to go back," Drakeo admits. Witnessing drugs and violence cultivated the frantic energy that trademarks Drakeo's music. Massively popular songs like "Impatient Freestyle" and "Flu Flamming" showcase casual flow, inventive mind, and youthful spirit. Like influences Cam'ron and Lil Wayne, Drakeo is a pop-culture sponge who softens his brutal imagery with humor. Churning out music, Drakeo amassed a sizable catalog between 2014 and 2017. Songs achieved six and seven-figure streams on Soundcloud while video audiences grew at Worldstar. Drakeo shared the attention with his Stinc Team cohorts, including the late Ketchy the Great, Ralfy the Plug, and others. Just as Drakeo's buzz reached a boil, tragedy ensued. In December 2016, Davion Gregory was fatally shot outside a Carson party. Drakeo was initially charged for the murder, accused of targeting a rap rival who was not in attendance. Minor infractions from Drakeo's past and his rap lyrics were used by prosecutors (said to be seeking the death penalty) to send him to jail in 2017, facing a potential life sentence. Even after another person was convicted of the killing and Drakeo was acquitted, he remained locked up in one of the most unsanitary facilities. Prosecutors used the 182.5 gang conspiracy law to classify the Stinc Team as a gang, holding Drakeo accountable for others' actions. "They indicted a whole rap group; I don't think people understand it," Drake says, months after his release. Even when Drakeo was allegedly banned from using social media to bring attention to his case, NPR, The Los Angeles Times, The Fader, Vice, Genius, and others prominently covered the injustice. In the closing hours before Jackie Lacey was voted out of office, the D.A.'s office offered a plea. "I was acquitted of damn near every single charge, and I still had to plead to a gang enhancement to go home," the rapper told The Ringer after his release. Due to the plea, Drakeo admits that he is now on a thin legal line. Upon exiting MJC in November, Drakeo left with 200 songs. Collaborations with Lil Mosey, Rich The Kid, and Lil Yatchy awaited the deluxe re-release of We Know The Truth before Because Y'all Asked, a properly re-recorded version of Thank You For Using GTL with produce

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