8 p.m. Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $38.73. www.livenation.com.
Career longevity in hip-hop is never a given, but the Academy Award-winning rapper (for Three 6 Mafia’s “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp”) is enjoying the attention of a new generation of hip-hop and pop fans through collaborations with Wiz Khalifa, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry.
8 p.m. (also Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and various performances through June 27). Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $18-$22; $10 for 15 and younger. tix.cpcc.edu.
Boy meets nightclub singer meets escaped (but gentle) criminal meets ingenue meets stiff British guy in Cole Porter’s musical about the 1920s.
8 p.m. (also Saturday). Charlotte Ballet, 701 N. Tryon St. $30. www.onevoicechorus.com.
One Voice Chorus, the city’s oldest LGBT arts group, does a fund-raising concert with the theme “Speakeasy Edition,” featuring songs from the Roaring ’20s.