Word from our "guy" down in Pioneer Square is that eight balls are currently at a premium. But if anyone's gonna level the field, it's Clipse—the pair of Virginia Beach brothers who rode around shining with last year's coke-rap chronicle Hell Hath No Fury.
The album is a hustler's-eye view of the financial rewards and ethical anxieties of dealing powder in the inner city, set to the Neptunes' sinister, swerving soundtrack
. Word is that Clipse rise above the hype as performers. With Cool Nutz, Dime Def, and J-Mar. (Chop Suey, 1325 E Madison St, 324-8000. 8 pm, $18, 21+