“The Piper” Ferreira of Oakland music group Flipsyde goes solo with a one-man play, “Cops and Robbers,” 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8 at Malonga Casquelourd Center, 1428 Alice St. in Oakland.
Ferreira takes all sides of many difficult issues and plays all the characters to fashion a play drawing on his day job in law enforcement, growing up in Oakland and being a well-known rap artist.
Ferreira is a rapper, actor, screenwriter, 2010 graduate of a Bay Area law enforcement academy and now a playwright. He has toured internationally with The Black-eyed Peas, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Busta Rhymes, and others as one-third of “Flipsyde,” an alternative Hip-Hop band.
Tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets 1 (800) 838-3006.