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Tonight: Win tickets to see Pusha T live in Calgary [Contest]

Calgary, AB – It’s the day that you Calgary hip-hop heads have been waiting on all month. It’s the day that Pusha T hits the stage at The Marquee (4630 Macleod Trail S). And because we’re just as geeked on the show as you are, we’re linking up with the fam at 10 at 10 for a ticket giveaway.

We have one pair of tickets to give away to one lucky King Push fan. But since the show is going down tonight, you’d better enter this giveaway right away. Peep the details after the jump.

 Pusha T comes to Calgary on Jan. 29 [News] -

 Pusha T comes to Calgary on Jan. 29 [News] -

To enter to win those tickets, hit us up on Twitter at @10at10Calgary and @HipHopCanada using the tag #PushaTInTheYYC, and tell us what track you want to see Pusha perform tonight. We’ll announce the winner this evening at 5 p.m. MDT.

And if you want to try and scope out some tickets to the show, there are a couple left that will be available at the door. But there’s no guarantee on those. Doors to the venue open at 9 p.m. Opening support for the evening will be provided by Jaynova, A.Y.E., Keston Ross, Gummi, and DJ Rico. For more information on the upcoming show, head over to the event’s official Facebook page.

About Pusha T

It’s stunning and a bit unbelievable that the coldest former Clipse took this long to make a solo album — Pusha’s mixtapes and guest verses had abounded since his acclaimed group dropped Til the Casket Drops in 2009, and he’d become so stalwart and reliable a rapper that you half-expected him to just show up on G.O.O.D. Music collabo tracks for the rest of his life and call it a day. But My Name Is My Name rose up from the cut and displayed the white-hot fire of yore, the reason Clipse fans practically bashed in Jive’s front door with a log, Gaston-style, when the label notoriously withheld 2006′s Hell Hath No Fury. Never mind that the production-and-features roster is a best-of-the-decade celebration (Kanye, Future, 2 Chainz, HudMo, Kendrick, and Jeezy). Push is in fighting form, incorporating a mature point of view on his past while rapping with the confidence of a man who knows the game is his to lose. Pusha T, putting the “eughk” back in conscious rap.

Twitter: @PUSHA_T | @10at10calgary | @twotowersca

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Sarah Jay is HipHopCanada's Associate Editor in Chief. Sarah is based in Calgary and works as a freelance journalist and photographer. Sarah is also a former A&R talent scout for the Universal Music Scouting Program, and runs a vintage store during the day. Sarah has juried the JUNO Awards, The Polaris Music Prize, and The Prism Prize. She has been fortunate enough to interview and photograph some of hip-hop's greatest influencers including Future, ScHoolboy Q, Ghostface Killah, Moka Only, Maestro Fresh Wes, Shad, Joey Bada$$, Mac Miller, and more. Follow Sarah on Twitter: @ThisIsSarahJay

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