Posted on May 14th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
It's Mother's Day, which means you're probably doing some last minute plans for your mom. Now you could do the same old thing as last year and order an incredibly overpriced bouquet of flowers or send her some fancy chocolates. But, here at KarenCivil.com, we're...
Posted on May 11th, 2017
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Pennie Anassi
Everything is bigger in Texas and this notion was proven at this year's 5th annual sold out JMBLYA music festival. With close to 50,000 total attendees and a lineup for the history books, which included Chance The Rapper, Gucci Mane, Migos, Steve Aoki, Young Dolph, Lil Uzi...
Posted on May 10th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
One of the biggest concerts one can experience in Los Angeles just got even bigger. Los Angeles radio station Power 106 hosted its annual Powerhouse concert, but this time around they turned the concert into a festival with the main stage, food vendors, carnival rides and...
Rolling Loud 2017
Posted on May 9th, 2017
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Jay Holz
Wow. Just, wow. If you attended the 2017 Rolling Loud festival, than the word "wow" is exactly what you kept saying throughout the star-studded 3-day weekend. When you're approaching Bayfront Park and see the beautiful scenery that is South Beach, you say "wow." When...
Broccoli City Festival 2017 Recap Solange Rae Sremmurd
Posted on May 9th, 2017
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Travis G
If there's a music festival handbook written and published somewhere, rule no. 1 should definitely be: Rain or shine, the show must go on. For the folks behind the Broccoli City Festival, they understand this notion far too well. A fact that organizers and attendees of...
Posted on April 28th, 2017
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Pennie Anassi
It’s our favorite season of the year, and we’re not talking Spring or Summer. We’re talking Music Festival Season! A time where we get to forget about all of our responsibilities and spend a couple of days basking in the sun, enjoying our favorite artists, getting...
Posted on April 25th, 2017
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Ayanna Sinclair
This past Friday (April 21st), the iconic Ruff Ryders hip hop clique reunited and took over the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY for a 20-year anniversary celebration. The night was filled with ‘90s hip hop nostalgia, surprise guests and eager fans singing and rapping...
kendrick lamar damn
Posted on April 15th, 2017
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Travis G
Each year, there's always at least one album in Hip Hop that brings us all together to make it an event. That album then goes on to become the force behind many conversations, whether good or bad, and lights the fire for passionate arguments and deconstructs of the body of...
Posted on April 8th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
In 2015, Joey Bada$$ captivated the Hip-Hop world with his debut album, B4.DA.$$, and now, 2 years later he's back and better than ever. At just 22-years-old, the Brooklyn rapper is courages, passionate, and a true advocate. In fact, his sophomore album, All-Amerikkkan...
Posted on April 3rd, 2017
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Lupe Looove
The time is right. The mood is set. The weather is perfect, and that only means one thing, music festival season is officially here! With so many festivals rolling out their star-studded line-ups, we have all the details you need to know about which events you must...
Posted on March 29th, 2017
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Demel Michael
Think about it. How many extraodinary things were you doing when you were just 5 months old? Think about how many movies you were in, how many albums you executive produced and how many social media followers you had. Well, for DJ Khaled's son, Asahd Khaled, things like...
Posted on March 28th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
Lets face it, R&B is alive and breathing. In an era where many say R&B is dying, Trey Songz is the one to prove that theory wrong. That old school sound that fans know and love has manifested once again in his latest album, Tremaine: The Album. Filled with...
shots fired
Posted on March 23rd, 2017
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Jay Holz
Last evening (March 22) was the series premiere of FOX's racially charged new hit series Shots Fired. The show examines a fatal shooting that took place in North Carolina that involved a police officer shooting an unarmed teenager, leaving a community up in arms. In...
Posted on March 21st, 2017
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Lupe Looove
Every March, hundreds of artists from all over the world come to SXSW, hoping to capture the attention of the thousands of music industry professionals and fans in attendance. While well-known Hip-Hop acts like Wu-Tang Clan, 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne draw massive crowds,...
Posted on March 17th, 2017
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Jay Holz
SXSW is currently underway and this year, while not quite as exciting as year's past, is still shaping up to be a memorable year on the music side. Especially after last night's "Live At The BBQ" SXSW Takeover event put on by Mass Appeal. The event was headlined by none...