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  • 1,000 musicians will play Amnesty International & Sofar Sounds Home Concert

    1,000 musicians will play Amnesty International & Sofar Sounds Home Concert

    Living rooms, kitchens and dining rooms, these are gathering places for thoughts and ideas around the world. Those thoughts and ideas are often expressed through music and if you follow that naturally, you have to combine the two: music and the home. Music is something we can all understand; home is...
  • Watch Kendrick Lamar's new music video for 'ELEMENT.'

    Watch Kendrick Lamar's new music video for 'ELEMENT.'

    Kendrick Lamar never fails to amaze with his visuals in his music videos, and he has done it again. While many were speculating that "LOYALTY." featuring Rihanna off of his latest release DAMN. would be the next music video fans were going to see because of filming rumors, today he threw us a...
  • Calvin Harris has the 'Feels' on new video with Katy Perry, Pharrell and Big Sean

    Calvin Harris has the 'Feels' on new video with Katy Perry, Pharrell and Big Sean

    Almost two weeks after releasing his track “Feels,” we’ve finally got a video from Calvin Harris for the fourth single from his forthcoming album Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1. The video mirrors the track's summertime feels, if you will. Collaborators Pharrell, Big Sean and Katy Perry seem to be separated...
  • Rap legends KRS-One and Slick Rick announce $10 show at The Novo in LA

    Rap legends KRS-One and Slick Rick announce $10 show at The Novo in LA

    Two of the most influential rappers of all time are teaming up for a special $10 show at The Novo in downtown Los Angeles. Old school rap legends KRS-One and Slick Rick will perform at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on Tuesday, Aug. 8. Tickets for the show go on sale at 10am on Wednesday, June...
  • Chance The Rapper announces Forest Hills concert on Sept. 26

    Chance The Rapper announces Forest Hills concert on Sept. 26

    How does Chance The Rapper follow up receiving the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards on Sunday night? By announcing a show at Forest Hills Stadium with Francis and the Lights for this fall first thing on Monday morning. The concert, which will take place at the famous outdoor venue in Queens on...
  • Watch Michelle Obama present Chance the Rapper with Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards

    Watch Michelle Obama present Chance the Rapper with Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards

    Chance the Rapper has won big this year and that continued Sunday night at the 2017 BET Awards. Tonight, Chance was awarded with the Humanitarian Award, which winners in the past include John Legend, Alicia Keys and more. Chance undoubtedly deserves this award, mainly for all of the work that he has...
  • Check out the new live track from earl Sweatshirt embedded below.

    New Earl Sweatshirt song surfaces on Soundcloud (listen)

    Although he live debuted it in May, a recording of a new Earl Sweatshirt song has popped up on Soundcloud. The new tune is called “Hat Trick.” As Pitchfork reported, the recording comes from Earl’s set at Movement Festival in Detroit but was aired by Red Bull Music Academy before his Live from...
  • Kendrick Lamar makes surprise appearance at BET Experience concert

    Kendrick Lamar makes surprise appearance at BET Experience concert

    This weekend in Los Angeles was dedicated to hip-hop. Between BET Experience taking place over three days in L.A. Live and the BET Awards on Sunday night, hip-hop's elite took over the city.  Saturday night, BET Experience was concluded with an epic, rare concert at STAPLES Center. Performers at the...
  • DJ Khaled releases music video 'On Everything' feat. Big Sean, Travis Scott, Rick Ross (watch)

    DJ Khaled releases music video 'On Everything' feat. Big Sean, Travis Scott, Rick Ross (watch)

    After having a #1 hit with “I’m The One,” and releasing his new star-studded album Grateful, DJ Khaled has shared a video for “On Everything.” The aggressive, galloping beat is done justice by Rick Ross and some fierce bars from Big Sean. Travis Scott handles the hook in autotune. Cinematically, the...
  • JAY-Z announces listening parties for new album '4:44 '

    JAY-Z announces listening parties for new album '4:44 '

    Fresh on the heels of announcing his first new album in four years--and making the bold statement of switching his name up to all caps--JAY-Z has unveiled plans for a number of listening parties for fans to check out 4:44 in advance. As Pitchfork reported, the listening parties will take place on...
  • Mythical Aggression and Kid Villero bring the pain in 'Avalanche' music video

    Mythical Aggression and Kid Villero bring the pain in 'Avalanche' music video

    U.K. duo Mythical Aggression premiered the music video for "Avalanche" on June 23. Santa Ana-based rapper Kid Villero features in the new clip. "Avalanche" is a collaboration between Mythical Aggression, comprised singer Anoushka Reynolds and producer Clive Nolan, and up-and-coming hip-hop artist...
  • Tokimonsta will stop through select US cities for 2017 fall dates

    Tokimonsta will stop through select US cities for 2017 fall dates

    Highly sought after DJ and producer Jennifer Lee, aka Tokimonsta, has announced a slew of 2017 U.S. fall dates. Tokimonsta will kick of her tour in Portland, Oregon on Sept. 15 ahead of stops in major West Coast markets like Seattle, San Francisco and her hometown of Los Angeles. The tour will then...
  • J. Cole reveals opening acts for second leg of 4 Your Eyez Only Tour

    J. Cole reveals opening acts for second leg of 4 Your Eyez Only Tour

    The second leg of J. Cole's 4 Your Eyez Only Tour is set to begin in two weeks and he's finally revealed who will be joining him out on the road. Providing direct support at all dates is going to be Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals. Also opening up for J. Cole this summer is rapper Bas...
  • The official 2017 Suwannee Hulaween lineup

    Suwannee Hulaween announces 2017 lineup

    The String Cheese Incident’s annual Halloween bash, Suwannee Hulaween, has announced their 2017 lineup. This year’s event will take place Oct.27-29 at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. The festival will see three nights of The String Cheese Incident as well as performances...
  • Future launches his own collection of emojis, 'Futuremoji'

    Future launches his own collection of emojis, 'Futuremoji'

    Future, who is wrapping up his Nobody Safe tour and just yesterday announced a second leg of his 2017 tour, called The Future Hndrxx tour, also just launched his own collection of emojis, called Futuremojis. Starting today, Futuremojis are available in the Apple app store for just $1.99, and Future...
  • Dave Chappelle and Kendrick Lamar join Rihanna's Diamond Ball

    Dave Chappelle and Kendrick Lamar join Rihanna's Diamond Ball

    Rihanna’s black-tie Diamond Ball is returning for its third year in New York City this September, and the ANTI singer has recruited showbiz buddies Dave Chappelle and Kendrick Lamar to join the night’s festivities. The fundraising gala will be hosted by jokester Dave Chappelle, who has re-emerged...
  • Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at age 42

    Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at age 42

    Today is a sad day in the hip-hop world, as it was just confirmed that Prodigy, one half of the rap duo Mobb Deep has died at age 42. According to Pitchfork, Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Las Vegas after a performance and passed away a few days later. Born Albert Johnson, the "Shook...
  • Vic Mensa, Kap G and Vince Staples

    Lyrics by Vince Staples, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M. and more to be featured on Sprite Cans

    Sprite has turned to some of hip-hop’s hottest rising stars for their latest ad campaign. Dubbed the “Summer Sprite Cold Lyrics Series,” the campaign will feature Sprite cans and bottles with lyrics from Vince Staples, Vic Mensa, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M., Kamaiyah and Kap G. As Pitchfork pointed out...
  • Chance hears from a mix of fans and colleagues in a new Twitter ad. 

    Watch David Crosby troll Chance The Rapper in new Twitter ad

    Chance The Rapper, aka the reigning people’s champ of rap music is featured in a new video ad for Twitter, and he’s not alone. The Coloring Book singer is shown in the new ad (seen below) asking fans for song requests prior to a concert, only to be trolled by one of music’s original rock stars...
  • Jay Z's next album has been confirmed as 4:44, and is set for a June 30 release exclusively on Tidal and Sprint devices. 

    Jay Z announces new album, ‘4:44’, shares snippet of song

    Jay Z must have had a pretty exciting Father’s Day on Sunday, as he and wife Beyoncé welcomed their new twins into the Carter family a few days prior. Just after the clock struck midnight early Monday morning, however, it was back to business for Jay. The rapper turned businessman has finally...
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