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Posted on October 22nd, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
Set for November 15 and 16, the inaugural Shawn Carter Foundation Gala Weekend will take place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Drawing out major stars like Beyoncé and Rihanna, the Gala’s proceeds will benefit the foundations...
Posted on October 22nd, 2019
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Ariel Whitely
This past July, Memphis natives Young Dolph and Key Glock dropped their 22-track collab album Dum and Dummer. On Monday (Oct. 21) the duo announced their joint No Rules tour which is scheduled to take place across the country starting February...
Posted on September 24th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
In support of the Jayquon Tillman Memorial Scholarship Fund, students of Eastern Michigan University teamed up to bring the college campus its first hip-hop music festival. Thursday’s exciting event featured an outdoor festival and an indoor concert at EMU’s...
Posted on August 19th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
Partnering with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, Big Sean and his Sean Anderson Foundation brought out hundreds of youth and their families for the 2nd annual DON Weekend in Detroit on Aug. 17 and Aug. 18. The community oriented event kicked off on...
Posted on August 18th, 2019
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Ariel Whitely
Earlier this week, T.I. honored the life and legacy of the late Nipsey Hussle just before what would have been Nipsey’s 34th birthday. T.I. unveils a new permanent addition to Atlanta, Georgia’s infamous Trap Music Museum.  Image Via Paras Griffin/Getty...
Posted on August 1st, 2019
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RK Jackson
Music streaming and mixtape incubator Audiomack is taking its popular Hometown Heroes playlists on the road, the company announced. The new initiative, entitled Hometown Heroes Live, will see the hip-hop-oriented service partner with Live Nation Urban for a multi-city...
Posted on July 23rd, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
The time has come for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards as this year’s nominations have been announced. Featuring two brand new categories, “Video for Good” and “Best K-Pop,” the show continues to expand its representation of the music industry. Pop stars Ariana...
Posted on July 16th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
This summer, "State of the Culture" is set to head out on tour as a series of REVOLT summits will begin in New York City on July 24 according to Billboard. On tour, attendees will watch Joe Budden, Remy Ma, Jinx, and special guest contributor A$AP Ferg live in action. The...
Posted on July 5th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
UPDATE: We reached out to Tiny Jag and were able to conduct a Q&A, which we have included in this article. Keep reading for more! Detroit rapper Tiny Jag pulled out of AfroFuture Festival after making the discovery that white patrons were being charged double the...
Posted on May 17th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
Summer 2019 is racing our way, which means that the annual BET Awards will grace our screens soon. Just in time, the nominations for the award show have been revealed showing an exciting roster for our favorite categories. Leading the way is female Hip-Hop artist Cardi...
Posted on April 16th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
Women in entertainment continue to dominate the music industry as the recent success of female visionaries has lead to Live Nation Urban’s launch of “Femme It Forward,” which was announced by the company as a new multi-platform series. The series will highlight the...
Posted on April 8th, 2019
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Staff Editor
By Kenny B. of LiteShot Media The day begins with a slight overcast with the sun trying to peek through the clouds at the first ever Dreamville Festival. Arriving to the park you feel a sense of excitement with 40,000 people from all over the world coming into...
Posted on March 29th, 2019
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Derêka K. Bennett
Khalid announces via Twitter his world tour in promotion of his 2017 album Free Spirit. “MY FIRST ARENA TOUR! 3 years ago, I did my first show in a coffee shop,” he tweets. “Life is such a blessing, I love u guys, thank you so much.” Along with this exciting...
Posted on March 26th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
Rising artist Lizzo is taking 2019 by storm! Lizzo is set to perform at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Taking place in Los Angeles on March 28th, Lizzo joins many popular presenters such as Meghan Trainor, Hayley Kiyoko, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Lizzo’s GLAAD...
Posted on March 8th, 2019
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Derêka K. Bennett
Action Bronsonannounces additional dates for the "White Bronco Tour." Heading out to markets he missed during the original leg of the tour, Bronson will head Northeast, making stops in Montreal, Ottawa, Portland, Buffalo, and Clifton Park. Showcasing tracks...