Dru Hill Goes Too Far
Elsewhere in the festival, 1990s enthusiasts enjoyed a throwback set from the Baltimore group, Dru Hill, including a look at their newest member Antwuan “Tao” Simpson, who replaces James “Woody” Green. From “5 Steps” to “Sleeping in My Bed,” the men took their fans back, even if some may’ve thought Nokio’s cover of Prince’s “Darling Nikki” — including a writhing dance during which he caressed himself on the stage’s floor — was a tad much.
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