Which Clubs in Las Vegas play Hip Hop / RnB?
Although EDM has taken over many of the hottest clubs in Las Vegas, you still have a variety of great hip hop nightlife options. Where can you find the best hip hop / R&B clubs in Las Vegas? Check out our comprehensive hip hop nightclub guide below:
1. Drai’s Nightclub at Cromwell
The crown jewel of the newly built Cromwell hotel, Drai’s Nightclub provides an unrivaled view encompassing the entire Strip and beyond. Designed by namesake nightlife impresario Victor Drai’s, this 65,000 square feet venue offers a multi-sensory environment taking entertainment and service to new heights. Meticulous attention to detail, massive LED lighting systems, and modern technology fuse to create a sensual, multi-sensory experience unlike any other on the Strip. Drai’s features over 7,000 square feet of the most state of the art LEDs in production and 75 various indoor & outdoor seating options to accommodate its 2,500 guest capacity.
Drai’s Nightclub was actually initially launched with an EDM focus, but over time it’s shifted towards hip hop. Drai’s regularly promotes events with live artists such as Chris Brown, The Weeknd, Tyga, Big Sean, Future, 50 Cent, Jeremih and much more. On nights without performers, expect to hear a a mix of Hip Hop and Top 40 music.
2. Light at Mandalay Bay
Light merges cutting-edge creativity with incredible music to produce a new kind of nightlife experience. Headlining artists such as T-pain and Metro Boomin lead the charge, coupled with exclusively built performance elements & a gigantic LED screen showing visuals, innovative video mapping, lighting, sound & special effects, as well as avant-garde costumes & unique choreography. Light is a must see venue leaving you with a truly unforgettable night.
3. 1 OAK LV at The Mirage
Located at the Mirage, 1OAK Las Vegas is arguably one of the best places in Vegas for a mix of hip-hop and top 40. 1OAK hosted popular hip-hop artists such as Juicy J, J.Cole, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Tyga, Flo-Rida and Chris Brown. Major Lazer also played several gigs here. With over 16,000 square-feet of space, this club can fit up to 1600 people.
Within its 16,000-square-feet are two separate rooms which each contain their own full-service bar and DJ booth. Since opening its doors on New Year’s Eve with a star-studded celebration hosted by the incomparable Fergie and featuring a now famous 3-hour DJ set by YEEZYWORLDPEACE, better known to most as Kanye West, 1 OAK has been leading the party for nightclubs in Las Vegas.
4. Chateau at Paris
A one-of-a-kind ascending spiraled staircase leads guests to Chateau’s second-floor entrance revealing an intricate interior inspired by elements of old world décor fused with modern French design. VIP seating surrounds the centralized dance floor, showcasing vaulted ceilings, state-of-the art lighting and sound systems, ornate chandeliers and a DJ booth centered above a 10-foot-tall marble mantel fireplace.
Chateau’s rooftop brings forth an unparalleled outdoor nightlife experience. Located under the Eiffel Tower on the rooftop of the indoor nightclub, overlooking the spectacular Bellagio Fountains and reminiscent of a lush garden in Versailles, Chateau Gardens Rooftop spans 22,000 square feet in an unparalleled setting beneath the stars. Featuring a lavish rooftop garden, blossoming greenery and lush cabanas, the picturesque nightspot offers a full nightclub experience with an exciting rooftop dance floor, high-energy lighting, VIP bottle service and panoramic views from high above the Vegas skyline.
We often have bottle specials at Chateau as well as free guestlist + drink tickets for girls, discounted guestlist for guys.
5. Tao Nightclub at Venetian
Since its opening in Sept 2005, this Asian themed dining and entertainment venue at the Venetian has been consistently amongst the top grossing nightclubs in the world. The multi-faceted 3 story “Asian City” houses a restaurant, banquet facilities, lounge, nightclub, and beach in over 60,000 square feet. The extensive menu incorporates culinary components from China, Japan, and Thailand. Open Thursday – Saturday, Tao is a frequent hot spot for A-list celebrities, sports stars, and culinary connoisseurs. This nightclub features top DJ’s such as Snoop Dogg and Jermaine Dupri, and creative programming. The main room plays a mix of top 40, EDM, and hip-hop while the Opium Room down the hallway is catered more towards those who appreciate hip-hop music. Tao Nightclub has a bit of something for everyone!
6. The Bank at Bellagio
One of two hip hop clubs at the Bellagio, The Bank is a world class nightclub destination. This place deserves a spot in your nightclub rotation if you love hip-hop and a more laid back night out. For a more concert-feel, the DJs are located above the dance floor as opposed to being directly on it and their performances are guaranteed to please the crowd. The dance floor is intimate, but great for meeting people, and mingling. The second floor allows you to break away from the crowd and “people watch” the dance floor. Live sets are usually performed here from chart-topping performers so treat your ears to some good hip-hop.
7. Hyde at Bellagio
Hyde Nightclub brings Las Vegas the distinctive fashionable flare of Los Angeles nightlife as it is the first strip property by California’s, SBE Group, which is known for their unique presentation of go go dancers and over the top special events. Boasting a seamless indoor/outdoor space and floor-to-ceiling windows, Hyde Bellagio features an expansive terrace that showcases Las Vegas’ most celebrated landmark, the Fountains of Bellagio. Hyde is also where SBE’s infamous XIV Sunday parties take place.
8. Ling Ling Room at Hakkasan
Hakkasan is Las Vegas nightlife’s crown jewel. Located in the MGM grand, Hakkasan features 80,000 square feet and five levels of dance floors, lounges, and restaurants. The first two levels feature the main restaurant, serving masterful Cantonese cuisine from Chef Ho Chee Boon. The third floor is comprised of the Ling Ling Lounge and the Ling Ling Room — over 10,000 square feet of dance floor and lounge. Ling Ling room DJs play hip-hop music; the main room is almost always electronic/house music. The top two floors are the main nightclub and upper balconies, where the resident DJs Tiesto and Calvin Harris spin regularly. The dance floor is surrounded by numerous VIP tables arranged in a semicircle facing the DJ booth, giving every table a great view of the DJ. With its giant LED screens, intense light shows, and world-class performers, Hakkasan is one of the most luxurious and exclusive clubs in Las Vegas.
Tables in the Ling Ling room are significantly cheaper than the ones in the main room, and you still get full access to the entire club. If you’re looking for hip hop but want to check out one of the hottest clubs in Vegas, consider this option!
9. Heart of Omnia at Omnia
Following it’s much anticipated grand opening March 2015, Omnia LV has quickly become the hottest club on the strip. Located in the space previously occupied by Pure Nightclub in Caesars, Omnia features a star studded DJ line up that includes Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Calvin Harris, Nicky Romero, Martin Garrix, Chuckie, Krewella, Nervo, and Oliver Heldens. The Omnia aura begins upon entering the lavish space. A colossal lighting system, which looms over the expansive dance floor, sends cascading light throughout the main club. Guests under the four-story roof will be showered with beams of changing colored lights revealing layers of architectural wonders.
Heart of Omnia features a palette rich with dark woods, bronze crocodile-embossed leather banquettes and LED screen arrangement. Envisioned as a seductive lair, the ultra lounge features private seating areas, a bar and DJ booth. DJ’s in this separate room typically spin a mix of hip hop / top 40. If you’re looking to check out the hottest club in Vegas, but prefer hip hop to electronic music, we highly recommend you check out Heart of Omnia.
10. Boom Box Room at Marquee
Marquee at the Cosmo is a monumental 60,000 square foot venue that transitions night club patrons between lavish rooms and various musical experiences. While the main room almost always features big room house / EDM, the downstairs room known as the “Boom Box room” will play straight hip-hop and R&B. The hip-hop room is small, but they keep the hits, both new and old, in rotation. Ladies, make sure to bring your folding flats with you because after dancing all night to the beats of all your favs, climbing those steps to the exit will not be easy!
Bonus – Drai’s After Hours at The Cromwell
So, the DJ is starting to wind down at the club you’re at but you’ve still got a solid six or seven hours of party left in you. It’s the timeless dilemma many of us have encountered at some point or another.
What to do, what to do… Head to Drai’s After Hours in The Cromwell. Look for the gold elevator marked with the curvaceous body of a woman in ruby red dress. The club is located underground where it originally opened in the Barbary Coast. Plain and simple, if you’re looking for after-hours fun on the Strip, this is the place to be. Cashing in on everything saucy about after-hours, Drai’s digs deep to give you a club experience like no other. Drai’s pioneered the “after-hours” late-night concept in 1997, providing an intimate and exclusive spot where the party continued til sunrise.
Drai’s features two separate rooms – one playing hip hop and one playing Electronic music. Be forewarned – on occasion when it gets really busy you may have to pay an extra cover charge to get into the hip hop room. But you can’t put a price on fun!