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10 Best Hip Hop Bars And Clubs In Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - Updated 2021

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Anne Marie
Anne Marie
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Those who think New York is the only city that never sleeps have never been to Las Vegas. Las Vegas is an exciting whirlwind of a city where you can gamble, see shows, and eat at buffets at any time of day. It is also home to some of the best nightlife in the world, with bars and clubs that are extravagantly opulent and unlike anywhere else you’ve partied before. If you’re in the mood for a night out dancing, and hip hop is your choice of music, there are tons of nightclubs where you can see both famous performers and up-and-coming amateurs play and DJ. To help narrow it down, here are the 10 best hip hop bars and clubs in Las Vegas.

1. Drai's Nightclub

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Drai’s Nightclub hosts some of the hottest names in hip hop, like Nelly, Lil Wayne, and DJ Franzen. Their weekend calendar is so full of stars that you’re sure to see someone you recognize no matter when you go. The star performers are just one of the reasons why Drai’s has been voted the best live music nightclub in Las Vegas. The venue is also incredible: a multi-level rooftop that has two full-service bars and stunning views of The Las Vegas Strip. If you’re feeling fancy, they also offer 75 tables with bottle service, but be sure to book in advance if you want the VIP treatment. (https://draisgroup.com/las-vegas/)

Drai's Nightclub

Address: 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Website: Drai’s Nightclub

Opening Hours: 10:30 pm to 4 am, Thursday to Sunday

Price for two people: 50-100 USD

2. The LIGHT


Seeing a hip hop show at The LIGHT isn’t your ordinary nightclub experience. This club combines state-of-the-art entertainment technology with aerialists, dancers, and huge LED screens so you can see the performances from anywhere. All of this accompanies incredible music performers like Ludacris, T-Pain, and DJ Quiz. This visual music experience is unlike any other, making it an amazing spot to dance the night away. Located in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, you’ll be right in the heart of Las Vegas, so stay out all night if you want!

The LIGHT

Address: 3950 S LAS VEGAS BLVD, LAS VEGAS, NV 89119

Website: The LIGHT

Opening Hours: 10:30 pm to 4 am, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Price for two people: 50 USD

3. 1 OAK Las Vegas


1 OAK is a nightlife institution in New York City, and the Las Vegas location brings the sophistication of a NYC nightclub to the fun atmosphere of Sin City! 1 OAK Las Vegas is full of surprises, with unannounced performances from musical artists and appearances by celebrities. The club always has amazing DJ’s who spin dance and hip hop music, so you’re bound to have a good time even if a celebrity doesn’t make a surprise appearance. With two music rooms, stunning audiovisual effects, and decorative artwork by Roy Nachum, it’s truly a one-of-a-kind place.

1 OAK Las Vegas

Address: 3400 LAS VEGAS BLVD SOUTH, LAS VEGAS, NV, 89109

Website: 1 OAK Las Vegas

Opening Hours: 10:30 pm to 4 am, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday

Price for two people: 50 USD

4. Hakkasan Nightclub

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If you want to see who is up and coming in the hip hop scene, head to Hakkasan Nightclub. Hakkasan headliners have been chosen to perform at Coachella music festival, nominated for iHeartRadio music awards, and more! Located in the iconic MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, this nightclub has multiple floors, bringing your night out to new heights. The first level is the Hakkasan Restaurant, followed by the private restaurant above. After that, is the dramatic Ling Ling Lounge and Club, which has two bars and lots of semi-private plush seating areas. The Main Room is where DJ’s perform and you can get out on the dance floor, and the top level is the Mezzanine, which overlooks the dance floor while offering a more private atmosphere.

Hakkasan Nightclub

Address: 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Website: Hakkasan Nightclub

Opening Hours: 10:30 pm to close, Thursday to Sunday

Price for two people: 50 USD

5. Omnia Nightclub

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Many of the nightclubs in Las Vegas are only open on the weekends. If your visit to Sin City falls early in the week but you still want to go out, head over to Omnia Nightclub for their Wild at Heart parties on Tuesdays! These events are often themed and feature great hip hop music, perfect for that carefree mid-week night out. The club is also open on weekend evenings and features big names in hip hop, house music, and more.

Omnia Las Vegas

Address: 3570 S Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Website: Omnia Las Vegas

Opening Hours: 10:30 pm - closed, Tuesday and Thursday-Sunday

Price for two people: 65 USD

6. The Bunkhouse Saloon

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Maybe you like the idea of hearing live hip hop but aren’t keen on big nightclubs’ flashing lights and crowded dance floors. If a low-key music venue is more your speed, head over to The Bunkhouse Saloon. This live music venue has been in operation since 1953 and it is one of the best spots to see up and coming artists and established performers of all music genres. They also have a bar and restaurant which serves up delicious comfort food staples. Best of all, all shows are inexpensively priced, so you don’t have to worry about passing on food and drinks.

The Bunkhouse Saloon

Address: 124 South 11th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101

Website: The Bunkhouse Saloon

Opening hours: 5 pm to 12 am, Fridays and Saturdays open until 2 am

Price for two people: 10-25 USD for two drinks

7. Commonwealth


With its exposed brick walls and soft lighting, Commonwealth has a speakeasy vibe that will make you feel like you’re discovering a different side of Las Vegas. The interior of Commonwealth is gorgeously designed with a mix of wrought iron chairs, wooden tables, and hanging chandeliers. This intimate cocktail bar has performances from artists ranging from folk rock to hip hop to more. There’s also a stunning rooftop bar with string lights and plush seating that are the perfect backdrop for pictures with friends.

Commonwealth

Address: 525 E Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Website: Commonwealth

Opening hours: 7 pm to close

Price for two people: 20 USD

8. Drai's After Hours


After a night out on the town, sometimes you get such an adrenaline rush that you’re not ready to turn in even though it’s the early hours of the morning! If you’re a true night owl, head over to Drai’s After Hours Nightclub and dance until the morning. This nightclub offers an intimate, exclusive experience that will make you feel like a VIP. Just because the club opens when most people are going to sleep doesn’t mean the entertainment is lackluster. You’ll find popular DJ’s playing house, hip hop, and more, so get ready to dance the night away.

Drai's After Hours

Address: 3595 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Website: Drai’s After Hours

Opening hours: 1 am to 8 am, Thursday - Sunday

9. Beauty Bar


The Beauty Bar is another New York transplant that happens to be the first bar and music venue on East Fremont Street. With retro touches like liquor bottles stacked on salon cabinets behind the bar and a diner counter in front of it, this nightclub has a fun and happy vibe. They host artists from all genres like hip hop, electronic, and ska, attracting a diverse crowd. The Beauty Bar also has one of the only outdoor music venues in Las Vegas, the perfect way to spend a summer night. Tickets to shows are inexpensive, making this the ideal place to go if you’ve lost some money at the casinos.

Beauty Bar

Address: 517 Fremont St # A, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Website: Beauty Bar

Opening hours: 1 pm to 3 am

Price for two people: 16-30 USD

10. Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub

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Party day or night at the Marquee Nightclub! With both a nightclub and a dayclub, you don’t have to worry about waiting until the sun goes down to get your party on. The dayclub is located outside at the pool, imitating a beachside venue. There are eight cabanas around the pool with a private spa and infinity plunge pool in each. The nightclub has stunning visual effects and windows for walls overlooking the Las Vegas Strip. Both parts of the club attract top-notch DJ’s, so you can dance to the best hip hop and house beats day or night.

Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub

Address: 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Website: Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub

Opening hours: 10:30 am to 5 am

*Price for two people: 50 USD

Dance your heart out in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is full of surprises. Whether you see a famous hip hop artist at a large extravagant nightclub or catch a performer who’s new to the scene at a small live music venue, the experience is bound to exceed your expectations. Check out one place on this list or all ten, but just make sure you have a great time while doing it.

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Anne-Marie works in publishing by day and aspires to travel as much as she can. While she has not yet seen the whole world, she's eager to learn and write about it!

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