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Intro 12.19.11: Videos from Hoodie Allen, Common, Chrisette Michele and more

Local rapper Hoodie Allen plans to release a

Local rapper Hoodie Allen plans to release a new mixtape “Crew Cuts” in February, before embarking on his “Cruisin' USA Tour” in March. (2011) Credit: Diana Levine

Hoodie Allen closes out a big year with two big shows at S.O.B.'s on Wednesday and Thursday.

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HOODIE ALLEN, “The Chase Is On.” At S.O.B.'s Wednesday and Thursday.
COMMON, “Blue Sky.” At Highline Ballroom Monday. WALE. At Best Buy Theater Monday.
YOUNG JEEZY, “I Do.” At Gramercy Theater Tuesday.
DUM DUM GIRLS, “Bedroom Eyes.” At Glasslands Thursday.
GAVIN DEGRAW, “Not Over You.” At Paramount Theatre Monday.
RACHEL YAMAGATA, “Even If I Don't.” At City Winery Wednesday and Thursday.
CHRISETTE MICHELE, “Goodbye Game.” At Best Buy Theater Friday.
DIGABLE PLANETS, “Where I'm From.” At Brooklyn Bowl Tuesday.
ASHER ROTH, “You Are You.” At Brooklyn Bowl Wednesday.
WALE, “Tats on My Arm.” At Best Buy Theater Monday.

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