Tag Archives: Hip Hop news

Five Notable Releases of the Week (6/23)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include the highly anticipated Vince Staples album, a new “vocal” album by Laurel Halo, the impossible-to-classify Circle, and more.

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Soul Rebels playing Prodigy tribute with Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Krik Knight

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the wake of Prodigy‘s untimely death, Prodigy collaborators The Soul Rebels have turned their free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival show in Prospect Park this Saturday (6/24) into a Prodigy tribute…

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Your Old Droog, Wiki, Edan, Heems, Jay IDK & Nasty Nigel played the Knit (pics, review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Your Old Droog, Wiki and Edan headlined last night’s (6/21) BrooklynVegan-curated Red Bull Sound Select show at Knitting Factory Brooklyn with a collaborative set. The set began with just Edan on stage, spinning vinyl and rapping…

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Riot Fest update: Danzig playing ‘Danzig III,’ Wu-Tang playing ’36 Chambers’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday, Riot Fest announced its day-by-day lineups, added Danzig to the lineup, and revealed that the final two full-album sets would be announced…

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Future announces second 2017 tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Future has announced another round of tour dates in support of his two 2017 albums, Future and HNDRXX. It’s called the Future Hndrxx Tour, and it includes his previously-announced appearance at day two of Queens festival The Meadows

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Anderson .Paak opening J Cole tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

J Cole just wrapped up the first leg of his tour supporting last year’s 4 Your Eyez Only, and after a short break, he’ll begin the second leg in July. He since revealed that Anderson .Paak, who made not one but two of the best albums of 2016, will support on several dates…

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Mobb Deep played their last show on the ‘Art of Rap’ tour in Vegas (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Before the legendary Prodigy‘s untimely death, he and his Mobb Deep partner Havoc were out on the Art of Rap Tour. The tour kicked off at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on Saturday (6/17), which now will sadly go down as the last-ever Mobb Deep show. The tour continues in Newark…

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El-P, Danny Brown, Biz Markie, Lil Wayne, Flying Lotus, more pay tribute to Prodigy

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, Talib Kweli, Q-Tip, DJ Premier, Aesop Rock, Questlove, Pro Era, Vince Staples, and more pay tribute to the late hip hop legend…

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Anik Khan streaming ‘Kites,’ playing first-ever headlining show (and more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Anik Khan is a rapper who was born in Bangladesh and moved to Queens when he was four years old. He injects his raps with the Bengali music he grew up with, but he doesn’t limit himself to that. Anik has as much pride in the diversity of Queens culture as he does in his immigrant upbringing…

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GoldLink going on ‘At What Cost’ tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

DC rapper GoldLink followed 2015’s And After That, We Didn’t Talk this year with his major label debut, At What Cost. It features “Meditation,” his collaboration with R&B great Jazmine Sullivan and the talented producer Kaytranada

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Harlem Arts Festival 2017 schedule

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 6th annual Harlem Arts Festival happens next week, Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25, in Marcus Garvey Park at the Richard Rodgers amphitheater. The festival is a nonprofit and “features local creatives in music, art, dance, writing, theater, and more.”

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2017 XXL Freshmen Class revealed, showcases happening in NYC & LA

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This year’s class includes Kamaiyah, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, PnB Rock, Playboi Carti, and more.

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Dave Chappelle doing Radio City residency with Erykah Badu, Chris Rock, Childish Gambino, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle is playing ten Radio City shows in August, including dates with Erykah Badu, Chris Rock, Childish Gambino, The Roots, Trevor Noah, and Ali Wong.

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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum acquires Harlem building, aiming to open in 2018

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Back in 2014, the Hip Hop Hall of Fame launched a $1 million Indiegogo campaign to open a Hip Hop Museum & Youth Media Education Academy in NYC. This week, the HHHOF won a bid to acquire a major Harlem building and development site on 125th St for the museum. They’re now raising $150 million to open in February 2018.

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2017 Mad Decent Block Parties happening in Philly and Red Rocks

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The annual Mad Decent Block Parties have announced their return for 2017, its tenth year. Over the years, MDBP expanded from one free day in Philly to a massive touring party that happens all over the world. To celebrate the tenth anniversary, MDBP is dialing back…

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Ozzy, NIN, A Perfect Circle, Mastodon, Run the Jewels, more playing Aftershock

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sacramento’s Aftershock is yet another date on Ozzy Osbourne’s gradually-expanding festival tour (with Zakk Wylde).

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Outside Lands 2017 daily lineups & single-day tickets

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The San Francisco fest includes The Who, Metallica, Gorillaz, Queens of the Stone Age, A Tribe Called Quest, Solange, Fleet Foxes, Dr. Octagon, and more.

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