Top 3 Best Rap / Hip-Hop Nightclubs in Boston, MA [2020 GUIDE]

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With over 30 venues in Boston, there are many places to choose from whether you're looking for a crazy night out or a lounge atmosphere. Don't worry! We're going to list out the best clubs in Boston that you should definitely check out.

Big Night Live

Best Rap / Hip-Hop nightclub in Boston!
Big Night Live

Big Night Live is a top tier luxury music hall unlike any other venue in Boston. The massive 40,000 square feet multi-level performance and event space offers 30 VIP tables with bottle service for those truly looking for the next level of nightclub partying. Red crystal chandeliers hang from high ceilings while Venetian curtains draped across wood-finished walls add a vivid splash of color. The walls are full of amazing pieces of photography and original art to keep the eye busy. The concert hall has a tiered structure, with the lowest level closest to the stage, LED walls surround the stage as well as a supersonic state-of-the-art Funktion-One sound system. Three expansive bars, and luxurious private suites overlook the stage coming together to give party goers an unforgettable experience. They plan to book 200 or so artists a year to play at the venue to rival the likes of famous Boston venues like House of Blues and TD Garden. At Big Night Live, guests are exposed to a unique club experience at what appears to be the cross between a ritzy Las Vegas lounge and industrial New York warehouse.

  • 110 Causeway St Boston, MA 02114 United States
  • North End
  • Varies depending on events
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Candibar

Candibar

In the spirit of chic and avant-garde Candibar breaks the barrier of tradition by creating new experiences that amplify your every sense. Combining the nightclub concept, surrealistic design and state-of-the-art sound system, Candibar will not only be a place for those seeking a late night out, but also offer a space for those in need of an after-dinner cocktail to kick-start their soiree.

  • 275 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116 United States
  • Seaver Pl
  • 10 PM - 2 AM Thu - Sun
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Sonia

Sonia

Sonia is a, state-of-the art 350 capacity room to host live bands, DJ nights and events. It carries a middle eastern touch to the venue making for a fun night out.

  • 10 Brookline St Boston, MA 02139 United States
  • Cambridge
  • $$

Check out the venues section for the full list of Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs.

Boston Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Boston clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in Boston?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at Boston Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into Boston Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs for free?

Some Boston Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many Boston Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for Boston Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Boston page.

How much is bottle service at Boston clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Boston, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into Boston Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs in Boston are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which Boston nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Boston.

Which Boston nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Boston.

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