Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010
Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m.
Since their rapid-fire, tongue-twisting verses and ultra-smooth choruses made them crossover rap stars in the mid-’90s, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony have had a notoriously rocky career, falling out of commercial favor for long periods at a time while enduring difficult lineup changes. But following the commercial and critical comeback of 2007’s Strength & Loyalty, a vital record that found the rappers racing against propulsive, kinetic Southern-rap beats, the group has been in a good place. Even their lineup is stabilizing. Their latest record, Uni-5: The World’s Enemy, returns to the fold wayward members Flesh-N-Bone (the incarcerated one) and Bizzy Bone (the erratic one).