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  • Shing02 announces A Tribute For Nujabes US tour 2019

    Shing02 announces A Tribute For Nujabes US tour 2019

    Shing02 is one of the most revered underground hip-hop acts on an international level. The Japanese-American hip-hop act is known to curate his music in both English and Japanese while utilizing conceptual aspects of traditional Japanese music with jazz, reggae, and other musical genres. The artist...
  • Watch: Lil Wayne performs 'Tha Carter V' track 'Don't Cry' on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

    Watch: Lil Wayne performs 'Tha Carter V' track 'Don't Cry' on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

    Lil Wayne stopped by the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City on Wednesday to perform “Don’t Cry” from his latest album Tha Carter V on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” You can watch the performance in the video above. Lil Wayne has been making the late night rounds since the release of his...
  • Watsky announces 'Complaint' tour 2019

    Watsky announces 'Complaint' tour 2019

    George Watsky, simply known by his hip-hop moniker, Watsky, has one of the most unique hip-hop resumes in existence. After being inspired by Russell Simmon's Def Poetry Jam, he began to pursue spoken word and a career in music. Watsky went on to appear on the final season of the critically-acclaimed...
  • Vince Staples announces 'Smile, You're On Camera' tour 2019

    Vince Staples announces 'Smile, You're On Camera' tour 2019

    American hip-hop artist Vince Staples is preparing for an extensive tour across North American in 2019 that kicks off on Feb. 1 in Tuscon, Arizona and finishes in Pomona, California on April 3. The 37-city stretch is in support of Staples new set FM! that was released on Nov. 2 without warning. The...
  • Ed Balloon announces 2019 residency at Great Scott

    Ed Balloon announces 2019 residency at Great Scott

    Ed Balloon is one of the more unique musical acts currently on the rise to prominence. Originally, Ed had intentions of becoming a lawyer prior to pursuing music but with musical influences like Jill Scott and Maxwell and being cognizant of his bass-driven voice and Nigerian-roots he's created a...
  • Yasiin Bey announces select performances in California 2019

    Yasiin Bey announces select performances in California 2019

    Yasiin Bey formerly known as Mos Def is one of hip-hop's best-kept secrets to casual fans of the culture. Even though he's created a lane for himself in the realm of major motion pictures, the importance and impact of his music goes overlooked by many. From teaming up with Talib Kweli to form Black...
  • A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie announces Monster Energy Outbreak Tour 2019

    A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie announces Monster Energy Outbreak Tour 2019

    With his birthday right around the corner, A Boogie With Da Hoodie made a pretty major announcement this week. The 22-year-old Bronx-native took to his Twitter account to announce that he will be headling Monster Energy Drink's upcoming Outbreak Tour alongside Highbridge The Label mates Don Q and...
  • Comethazine announces Piped Up tour 2019

    Comethazine announces Piped Up tour 2019

    Over the past few years, Soundcloud has played a huge role in getting up-and-coming artists like Comethazine out there to the mainstream. This past September, Comethazine released his debut LP, Bawskee, that, to be honest, had mixed reviews. Pitchfork cut especially deep into the album, and when...
  • Watch: Eminem drops new 'Kick Off' freestyle

    Watch: Eminem drops new 'Kick Off' freestyle

    Eminem has shared a new freestyle similar to his famous Trump diss cipher, broadcast during the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards. This time around, Em filmed the freestyle--which stretches to just over 11 minutes--at The Shelter in Detroit. As usual, the rapper references a number of his fellow music artists...
  • Watch: A$AP Rocky releases socio-politically charged video for 'Testing' track 'Gunz N Butter'

    Watch: A$AP Rocky releases socio-politically charged video for 'Testing' track 'Gunz N Butter'

    A$AP Rocky has released a thought-provoking, socio-politically charged video for the Testing track, “Guns N Butter” featuring Juicy J. The James Mackel-directed visual addresses many of the issues facing America including consumerism, gun control and racism through some classic use of montage. There...
  • Watch: Travis Scott releases stunning new video for 'Astroworld' track 'Yosemite'

    Watch: Travis Scott releases stunning new video for 'Astroworld' track 'Yosemite'

    Travis Scott has released a stunning new visual for the Astroworld track “Yosemite.” The Nabil-directed video plays like a blockbuster film with Scott and featured artist Gunna flying in a private jet while a young boy falls from the sky only to find himself in a somewhat spooky but enchanting...
  • Cardi B announced as first ever female musical guest at 2019 AVN Awards

    Cardi B announced as first ever female musical guest at 2019 AVN Awards

    Rapper Cardi B has been announced as the musical guest to appear at the 2019 AVN Awards when the annual adult-themed award event takes place at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Jan. 26, 2019. In doing so, Cardi is the first female to be welcomed to the adult film...
  • Caye announces tour winter 2018 dates

    Caye announces tour winter 2018 dates

    Caye is an up-and-coming hip-hop act with a rapidly growing audience since his music hit the public arena a couple years ago. Originally born in Manila, Philippines the rapper relocated to Boston, MA where he was raised. The 26-year-old hip-hop artist isn't reliant on his ability to piece lyrics...
  • Watch: Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne team up for new 'Good Form' video

    Watch: Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne team up for new 'Good Form' video

    Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne have teamed up once again for a remix to Nicki’s Queen track “Good Form,” which arrived with a video. Colin Tilley directed the visual, who, as Pitchfork pointed out, has worked with a number of rappers including Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Schoolboy Q and more.  Lauren...
  • UnoTheActivist announces The Shyne Tour 2019

    UnoTheActivist announces The Shyne Tour 2019

    UnoTheActivist is currently on his rise to prominence and he has all the tools he needs to become hip-hop's next standout artist. The 22-year-old Atlanta-bred rapper and cousin of Playboi Carti wishes to be hip-hop's next superstar mogul and is currently working on building up a musical catalog...
  • Watch: J.I.D welcomes BJ the Chicago Kid and Thundercat for TV debut on 'Fallon'

    Watch: J.I.D welcomes BJ the Chicago Kid and Thundercat for TV debut on 'Fallon'

    Rapper J.I.D made his television debut on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Wednesday night (Nov. 28). J.I.D performed the track “Skrawberries” from his latest album, DiCaprio 2. The East Atlanta rapper welcomed singer BJ the Chicago Kid as well as space-jazz bassist Thundercat for his debut...
  • Legends of Hip Hop tour 2019 with Juvenile, Scarface, Too Short and more coming to Target Center

    Legends of Hip Hop tour 2019 with Juvenile, Scarface, Too Short and more coming to Target Center

    The Legends of Hip Hop tour will be making a big stop in Minneapolis with a show at the Target Center on April 13, 2019. The legends performing at this show include Juvenile, Scarface, Too Short, DJ Quik, Bun B, 8 Ball & MJG. Juvenile broke onto the scene in 1995 when he was just 20 and ended up...
  • Lo Thraxx releases first full length album 'Poundcloud'

    Lo Thraxx releases first full length album 'Poundcloud'

    Hailing from Austin by way of Arkansas, Lo Thraxx is an up and coming artist carving out his own place in hip-hop. Dropping his first full length album titled Poundcloud, each track is far from amateur with his booming bass lines and smooth articulation. A standout track from the album has to be...
  • 311 returning for 420 Eve on the Rocks with Method Man & Redman, additional show at Ogden

    311 returning for 420 Eve on the Rocks with Method Man & Redman, additional show at Ogden

    311 is teaming up once again with Method Man & Redman for Red Rocks’ 420 Eve on the Rocks concert in 2019. The hip-hop legends and 311 will welcome reggae band The Green, rapper Dizzy Wright and reggae artist Jesse Royal when they come to the iconic Colorado amphitheater on April 19. You can...
  • Watch: Spot the 'Space Jam' references in Quavo's new music video for 'How Bout That?'

    Watch: Spot the 'Space Jam' references in Quavo's new music video for 'How Bout That?'

    The Migos have stood the test of time and became one of the most respected hip-hop groups of this generation over the past five years. Now, with the Atlanta-based collective at the peak of their popularity, all three members of the prestigious group are releasing solo musical offerings. The frontman...
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