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Taalib Johnson, otherwise known as contemporary singer Musiq Soulchild, is scheduled to perform at The Howard Theatre, 620 T St NW, from Oct. 24-25.

Introduced to the world in 2000, Musiq, a Philadelphia native, is a soul artist whose unique style blends R&B, Soul, Funk, Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Hip Hop.  He has recorded several hit singles, including “Love,” “Just Friends,” “Halfcrazy,” “B.U.D.D.Y.” and “Don’t Change” among others.

“I consider myself a soul artist because it encompasses all genres of music,” he said. “I like to make music that means something to people, nowadays there are so many categories and labels, I just wanna make music that matters!”

The shows are set to begin at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $37.50 in advance and $45 the day of. VIP reserve booths on the floor cost $290 for four people or $72.50 per person. There is limited seating available and it is on a first come, first served basis.

According to, Musiq’s accolades include two platinum albums, two gold albums and 7 hit singles. He has also received awards from Billboard, BET, ASCAP, BMI, and Soul Train and award nominations from MTV, American Music Awards, NAACP, and nine Grammy nominations, including three for his 2007 album “Luvanmusiq.”

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