Bushwick Bill’s Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis Prompts The Geto Boys’ Final Shows
(Houston, TX- May 7, 2019) – In late 2018, the legendary rap group Geto Boys began to discuss the possibility of reuniting for one final tour. Thirty years after their inception, the Geto Boys are still widely considered one of the greatest rap groups of all time. Consisting of Scarface, Bushwick Bill, and Willie D, these trailblazing Southern Pioneers were a catalyst in popularizing the Southern Hip-Hop movement, influencing generations to come.
But just as talks of a tour began to progress, the Hip-Hop icon and Geto Boys’ founding member Bushwick Bill was tragically diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Because of the seriousness of Bill’s prognosis, the Geto Boys have decided to do just a handful of shows at the end of this month in order for fans to be able to see the group together one last time. The short series of concerts will be entitled “The Beginning of a Long Goodbye”, with a portion of proceeds going to support pancreatic cancer awareness.
The four shows scheduled below will be the first shows on sale, with a few more to be announced in the coming days.
May 24 The Crofoot- Pontiac, MI
May 25 Agora Theatre- Cleveland, OH
May 29 Howard Theatre- Washington, DC
May 30 Sony Hall- New York, NY