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Posted on December 3rd, 2019
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Ariel Whitely
Following its initial launch last year, which jump started the career of musical artists like H.E.R. and Ella Mai, as well as breakout stars Tobi Lou and Summer Walker, on December 8th, Best Life Music Festival will be making its return to Wynwood Factory in Miami,...
Posted on November 27th, 2019
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Ariel Whitely
It’s the best time of the year, the holidays are here and families are brought together in appreciation for one another. Detroit rappers Icewear Vezzo and Kash Doll helped give out 2,000 turkeys, produce, milk, and other grocery items this past Sunday (Nov. 24). Other...
Posted on November 19th, 2019
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Ariel Whitely
On Saturday (Nov. 16) rapper Future and his FreeWishes Foundation hosted their 8th annual Golden Wishes Gala which honored Metro Atlanta Seniors and supports efforts to help those in the Atlanta community. Treating over 750 seniors to an early Thanskgiving dinner at the...
Posted on November 12th, 2019
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Ariel Whitely
Running into its eighth year, Tyler, The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw carnival has turned into a pretty big deal in his hometown Los Angeles. The heavy hitter line up took the stage at L.A.’s Los Angeles Dodger Stadium for the two day festival (Nov. 9-10). A few of the...
Posted on October 29th, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
Premiering in theaters Friday, Kanye West’s 35-minute film, “Jesus is King,” made its debut alongside his ninth studio album. According to Variety, the short film, which played in limited showings, has reportedly generated over $1.03 million this past weekend....
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...