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Solange announces Radio City show with Earl Sweatshirt & Sun Ra Arkestra

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Fresh off playing Radio City with Dave Chappelle last night (8/22), Solange has announced her own headlining show there happening in October! The show has killer openers…

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Action Bronson shares Rick Ross collab from new LP, hosting foodie dating series, playing Rough Trade

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Action Bronson’s new album ‘Blue Chips 7000’ is out this week. He’s also developing a nightly talk show for Viceland.

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Flying Lotus announces 3D live tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Flying Lotus debuted his 3D tour at FYF Fest, and he’ll be taking it on the road this fall, starting with a pair of Red Bull Music Academy Los Angeles shows with Thundercat.

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Amber Mark shares “Heatwave,” touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC’s Amber Mark describes her sound as “a mix of alternative R&B mixed with a little tribal and topped off with a little soul.“ Listen to her new Latin-inspired single “Heatwave“ now…

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Jay-Z played “Numb/Encore” for Chester Bennington at first ‘4:44′ show, V Festival

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay-Z played his first shows since releasing 4:44 at England’s V Festival over the weekend. He headlined the festival’s Weston Park stage on Saturday (8/19) and the Hylands Park stage on Sunday (8/20). The shows included the live debuts of several 4:44 songs…

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Chappelle continued Radio City run w/ Lauryn Hill, Childish Gambino, Hannibal Buress, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle continued his 16-show Radio City residency over the weekend, having played shows with Trevor Noah on Friday (8/18), Childish Gambino on Saturday (8/19), and Lauryn Hill on Sunday (8/20). Surprise guests over the weekend included Hannibal Buress, Mo Amer, Pete Holmes, and more…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (8/18)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s been a truly insane past 24 hours of new music, with a surprise release of the first Brand New album in eight years, the first Grizzly Bear album in five years, the first Rainer Maria album in 11 years, and more.

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Jon Stewart calls out Fuckface Von Clownstick (aka Trump) for racism at Chappelle’s Radio City show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jon Stewart was a surprise guest at the show that also included Chance the Rapper, Hannibal Buress, John Mayer, and Mo Amer.

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The Meadows 2017 set times (Gorillaz vs M.I.A., Weezer vs Nas)

Fortunately, there’s no overlap at all with Jay-Z.

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Travis Scott, Schoolboy Q & more to play Rolling Loud Bay Area 2017 (lineup)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Rolling Loud expands from Miami to California’s Bay Area with a lineup that includes Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, Schoolboy Q, Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Kodak Black, Playboi Carti, XXXtentacion, Isaiah Rashad, PNB Rock, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Denzel Curry, Ugly God, Curren$y, G Herbo, Dave East, Kodie Shane, Saint Jhn, Topaz Jones, and more

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Kendrick Lamar was the special guest at Chappelle’s Radio City show (setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Every show so far has had some surprise unannounced guests, but this was the only one actually billed as “Very Special Guest,” so you knew it had to be legitimately special. And it was. Chappelle’s guest was Kendrick, who played a full set of fan favorites.

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Kelela releasing debut album ‘Take Me Apart,’ announces tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

R&B boundary pusher Kelela has been making quality music for a while, with 2013’s CUT 4 ME mixtape, 2015’s Hallucinogen EP, and a handful of notable collaborations (including with Solange, Danny Brown, Teengirl Fantasy, and more), and now she’s finally set to release her debut album…

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Lana Del Rey, Solange, A$AP Rocky & more playing Camp Flog Gnaw (lineup)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The stacked lineup also includes Migos, The Internet, Syd, Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, Kamaiyah, Kelis, Justice, Roy Ayers, and still much more.

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Dave Chappelle has been playing the Comedy Cellar during Radio City run

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle has been playing surprise sets at the Comedy Cellar during his Radio City run, including yesterday’s brunch show.

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Brockhampton released an LP & 2 songs off another one, touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Brockhampton is the rap group (and self-described “boy band”) led by Kevin Abstract. Brockhampton released their debut mixtape All-American Trash last year, and followed it this year with their first proper album, SATURATION. They’re already set to follow that with SATURATION II “soon.”

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Cardi B, A$AP Ferg, Total Freedom, Kelela and more @ Warm Up (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Warm Up at MoMA PS1 continued on Saturday (8/12) with a particularly exciting lineup of hip hop and dance music. Back to back sets from A$AP Ferg (who brought out A$AP Twelvvy and ventured into the crowd) and Cardi B drove the huge, hyped crowd into a frenzy.

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Killer Mike, Big Boi, Bone Crusher & more played a Netroots Nation party (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Killer Mike played a handful of Run the Jewels songs, a bunch of his Big Boi/OutKast collaborations, and also brought out Big Gipp of Goodie Mob, Cuz Lightyear, and more.

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Dave Chappelle brought out Talib Kweli & more at House of Vans (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chappelle’s Radio City run continues on Saturday (8/12) with Michael Che & Colin Jost (and Leslie Jones), whose new ‘Weekend Update’ summer edition premiered last night.

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