KEARNEY, Neb. — A rising star in hip hop will headline the University of Nebraska-Kearney’s spring concert.

UNK announced Friday that Yung Gravy will perform at the Health and Sports Center on April 27. A news release describes the 26-year-old’s musical style as a blend of hip-hop, funk and modern trap with themes inspired by the soul and oldies movements. His breakout hit “Mr. Clean” boasts 69 million YouTube views and his recent single “Betty (Get Money)” hit number 30 on the U.S. Hot 100 chart.

Yung Gravy recently performed sold out tours in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. His list of accolades include two platinum and five gold singles. His 2019 debut album Sensational crashed the Top 5 of the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart.

Los Angeles rapper and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, native Chevy Woods will open for Yung Gravy. Woods is Wiz Khalifa’s hype man. 

The concert is organized and sponsored by UNK’s Loper Programming and Activities Council. Tickets are $35, $45 and $55 plus fees. Tickets, which include general admission and reserve seating, go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at or by calling 308.865.1563. The concert starts at 7:30.