Tag Archives: Outkast

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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Five Notable Releases of the Week (6/16)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s a big day for new albums: the long-awaited Fleet Foxes comeback, Jason Isbell’s political new LP, Big Boi, Ride’s first album since the ’90s, and more.

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30 essential psychedelic soul songs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Shuggie Otis to War to Solange, here are some of the most essential psychedelic soul songs of the past 50 years.

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Feb 8 in Music History: Blind Faith forms, Television releases their debut album Marquee Moon

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Feb 8 in Music History: Blind Faith forms, Television releases their debut album Marquee Moon
1956 – Buddy Holley signs a recording contract with Decca Records, one which mistakenly drops the “e” from his last name. He drops the letter from his stage name as well.

1964 – On their first full day in New York, The Beatles (minus George who has a sore throat) go for a photo-opportunity walk around Central Park. Over 400 girls follow the band and extra police are called in to control them. Later in the day, The Ronettes interview The Beatles for radio.
1965 – The Dave Clark Five begin filming their movie Catch Us if You Can.

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listen to Frank Ocean’s favorite songs (as listed in his ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ zine)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s very a eclectic playlist, as you would probably expect from Frank, covering a ton of stylistic and historical ground.

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listen to Frank Ocean’s favorite songs (as listed in his ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ zine)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s very a eclectic playlist, as you would probably expect from Frank, covering a ton of stylistic and historical ground.

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Kanye West, Andre 3000, members of A Tribe Called Quest & more pay tribute to Phife at the Apollo

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The late Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest was paid tribute at The Apollo last night (4/5) by some pretty major guests, including Kanye West. (Tribe’s final shows were opening for Kanye.) He gave a speech, and here it is…

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10 Best Songs in the World This Week

Source: All Things Go

You know what to do.

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KNOW YOUR SCENE: Bunny Sigler, Philly’s Own Living Legend

Source: Rock On Philly

Photos provided courtesy of the Artist

Four-time Grammy-winning, Bunny Sigler cannot be stopped! At seventy-five years-old, he still has the same drive and passion that he had when he first entered the music industry. Sigler has done it all: from writing to producing to performing. He has worked with the best of the best, while still remaining humble. Sigler shows the world that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. Rock On Philly had the privilege to sit down with this living legend where he discussed working with some of the industry’s most ...

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Firefly Backstage: Getting to Know Red Frog Events

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Stephanie DeFeo

During the month of June, I enjoyed the distinct privilege of acting in two professional capacities while visiting Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware for the first time. I was pulling double duty: spending two of my four days on site taking in the performances, sights and sounds as a representative of Rock On Philly while working during the other two days on staff for FestWorks. The awesome community and culture of the fans of the annual festival is a very unique one, possessing great interactivity in offering outlook and desired acts in anticipation and ...

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Catch Up: February 6th, 2015

Source: All Things Go

Tupac forever, a peek into the life of Asspizza, and the consequences of shared guacamole.

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Catch Up: October 15th, 2014

Source: All Things Go

Meow The Jewels is happening. Iggy Pop’s still the man. Afroman gets high again. And Andre 3000 opens up.

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Firefly Music Festival Day Three: Beck, Imagine Dragons, Outkast, Cage the Elephant and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Photo by Joe del Tufo | http://www.joedeltufo.com/[/caption] Day three of the Firefly Music Festival brought out more big names like Imagine Dragons, Outkast, and Beck, who returns to town on July 2th for the XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru. … Continued

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Unpacking Gov Ball: A massive-yet-intimate summertime music hang

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Friday started off like a whirlwind. An epic journey from Philadelphia–>North Jersey–>Brooklyn–>Randall’s Island. The final destination was where this year’s Governor’s Ball took place, about a 20 minute trek over the Triborough Bridge. This intimate, yet vastly sizable island was … Continued

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Governor’s Ball Day One: Kurt Vile, Jenny Lewis, TV On the Radio, OutKast and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

The 4th annual Governors Ball is taking place on Randall’s Island in NYC and we are there to capture all three days of live music. Hometown boys, Kurt Vile & The Violators hung out on the Big Apple stage during the … Continued

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How is Outkast like Shakespeare? It all comes down to vocabulary.

Source: The Washington Post » Music

If you ever wondered how the vocabularies of the world’s elite rappers stand up to literary heavyweights such as William Shakespeare and Herman Melville, your wait is over. There’s an interactive graph for that.

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