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Rap star Waka Flocka Flame to perform at UNI

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Waka Flocka Flame

Waka Flocka Flame

CEDAR FALLS — He brought you rap hits “No Hands,” “Hard in Da Paint” and “I Don’t Really Care.”

Now, rapper Waka Flocka Flame is bringing it to Cedar Falls, courtesy of the University of Northern Iowa Campus Activities Board.

Waka Flocka Flame will perform Feb. 16 in the Maucker Union ballroom.

“CAB submitted a survey on social media to see which artist they’d want to bring,” said Ashley Miller, UNI CAB adviser, noting finalists were Waka and country artist Rodney Atkins. “Students overwhelmingly picked Waka.”

Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Student tickets are $15 plus fees and must be purchased in person at Maucker Union, the McLeod Center and Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

Tickets for the general public are $25 plus fees and go on sale at 8 a.m. Monday at


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