Rap rock group Twiztid is gearing up to tour beginning in September and running through the fall. On Oct. 18, the Detroit duo will visit Norfolk, Virginia performing at The Norva to celebrate 20 years of their debut album Mostastless. AXS has tickets to the show here.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Twiztid is joined by Moonshine Bandits, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Whitney Peyton, Loco and Jack Ledger at the specific show. Fans of Twiztid are in for a treat as the duo will perform Mostastless in its entirety at The NorVa, going back to where their journey began. Blaze Ya Dead Homie will perform his entire self-titled EP as well each night on the road including in Norfolk.
Mostasteless originally was released independently via Psychopathic. Insane Clown Posse joined Island Records and were able to help Twiztid sign a deal as well. The debut album was then reissued via the label with changes made to the tracklisting. Several tracks were omitted and others were added and the new version of the album was released in June 1999. Songs from the album to be performed include “Twiztid,” “Rock the Dead” and “How Does It Feel?” among ten other tracks.
Tickets for the show start at $19.50 general admission via AXS or $23 at the door. AXS also offers premium tickets for $40 each plus taxes and fees and each ticket location is based on a first come first serve basis.
Purchase tickets to see Twiztid in Norfolk, Virginia at The NorVa on Oct. 18 here. All ages are welcome and no refunds are given. AXS Invite allows for purchasers to reserve additional tickets and have friends complete the transaction. See ticketing website for details.
The man who sued a Norfolk police officer for nearly shooting him to death agreed Thursday to scrap his lawsuit for nearly half a million dollars.
Marius Mitchell settled with ex-Officer Neal Robertson for $425,000, according to City Attorney Bernard Pishko.
His lawsuit sought $10 million.
Mitchell is “very disappointed” in the settlement but is tired after 4½ years of fighting for his life, freedom and just compensation, his spokesman, Michael Muhammad, said in an email.
“Each continued encounter with his shooter adds great stress,” Muhammad said.
Neither the city nor the Police Department was a defendant in Mitchell’s suit, but Pishko has said Norfolk will cover any judgment against Robertson because he was acting appropriately while on duty.
Six weeks ago, Mitchell took Robertson to trial, accusing him of using excessive force and false arrest. But jurors deadlocked, and U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson declared a mistrial.
Mitchell planned to take Robertson to court again if he couldn’t reach a “reasonable settlement” with the city, Muhammad said at the time.
Mitchell has said they offered him $50,000 leading up to April’s four-day trial and he’d considered settling for around $3 million. At the time, he called the city’s offer a slap in the face.
“It’s like giving a kid candy to get them to shut up,” Mitchell said, adding that he’s racked up $180,000 in medical bills.
Robertson’s lawyer, Alan Rashkind, declined to comment, and Mitchell’s attorneys didn’t return calls.
Mitchell was charged with dragging a police officer, trying to steal his car and trying to escape after a confrontation on Jan. 29, 2013. Jurors deadlocked in his first criminal trial, and a second jury acquitted him on all charges in 2015.