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Rakim playing 2018 shows (one with Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last year, Rakim reunited with Eric B for a big Apollo show, their first in over two decades, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their groundbreaking Paid In Full. The God MC is staying active…

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N.O.R.E., Rakim, Raekwon, Ghostface & more playing Art of Rap fall shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

N.O.R.E. headlines the Brooklyn show and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony headline the Boston show.

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Eric B & Rakim reunited for a guest-filled Apollo show (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Guests included EPMD, Ice-T, Roxanne Shante, Kool Herc, Flavor Flav, Fat Joe, Slick Rick, Mase, Main Source, and still many more.

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Best Weekend Ever: John Mellencamp, Mitski, and More!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured image by Derek Brad

 

If you’re still catching up to the week with the holiday weekend behind us, here’s a list of shows this weekend to make it easier for you.

Best Weekend Ever: John Mellencamp, Mitski, and More!

 

Thursday 7/6:

Come out to The Mann to see John Mellencamp perform your favorite folk rock tunes. Sad Clowns & Hillbillies released in April contains many duets with Carlene Carter that are perfectly listened to around a bonfire. Tickets are available here.

 

Friday 7/7:

The coolest indie rocker Mitski is perfroming at Union Transfer. Her albums received continuous praise and she sells out pretty ...

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BK Hip Hop Fest 2017 lineup (DMX, The LOX, Stretch & Bobbito, OSHUN, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival will also include a talk with Rakim, a Juice Hip-Hop Exhibition with artists on J Cole’s Dreamville Records, and more.

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listen to Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ playlist ft. Wu-Tang, Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Rakim & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The debut season of the Netflix series is out now.

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Thurston Moore, Rakim, El-P, Walter Shreifels, Nancy Whang and her dog walked into a Sonos Store (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sonos’ flagship NYC store opened on Tuesday (7/19), and Thurston Moore, El-P, Walter Schreifels, Rakim, Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), and Nancy Whang (LCD Soundsystem) were on hand to hang out, curate some playlists and check out the space…

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: City of the Sun at Boot & Saddle, The World Is at The Foundry, Rakim at Union Transfer and more…

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Tonight’s Concert Picks: City of the Sun at Boot & Saddle, The World Is at The Foundry, Rakim at Union Transfer and more…

City of the Sun at Firefly 2016 | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Instrumental trio City of the Sun headline Boot & Saddle tonight. The NYC group creates expansive soundscapes with their guitars and percussion, a kind acoustic version of the xx fused with moments of Latin-style guitar playing. To the Sun and All the Cities In Between was this year’s full-length release. Watch them perform “Those Days Are Now” for Sofar Sounds below; tickets for the 21+ show with My Son Bison can be found here.

Nearing the end of an east coast tour with Hey Mercedes, The World ...

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Best Weekend Ever: Classic Rock and Classic Rap!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Photography: Brittany Salerno

This week is full of excitement as huge names hit the town. There’s a variety of different genres for you to pick from, so there should be something for everyone this weekend! Hot days are in the forecast, so make sure to stay hydrated!

Thursday 7/14:

Guns N’ Roses at Lincoln Financial Field. Axl Rose has been keeping busy at being the sub-in lead vocal for AC/DC while Brian Johnson recovers. It’s finally Philly’s turn to see Guns N’ Roses come to life. For 3 decades, these rockers have been helping us rock out. Get tickets here ...

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NYC hiphop round-up: Cousin Stizz, Joey Fatts, Lil Bibby, Lucki, Freeway & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, NYC has a good amount of upcoming local hip hop shows and tours passing through. Here’s a rundown of some of the cool stuff coming up…

Boston MC Cousin Stizz came into the spotlight after his promising 2015 mixtape Suffolk County

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Rakim expands tour, adds 2nd ‘Paid In Full’ show in NYC & other area dates (one with Slick Rick & Big Daddy Kane)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Legendary rapper Rakim recently announced that he’d play his iconic 1987 album Paid In Full in NYC at BB King’s on July 13. That show has since sold out, but he added a second Paid In Full show happening at the same venue (7/12) a day earlier. He also plays other cities, including Long Island with Slick Rick and Big Daddy Kane, and Montclair, NJ.

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ArtsBeat: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Center Announces Fall Arts Lineup

Source: New York Times » Music

The Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation will bring actors, musicians and activists to Bed-Stuy for a full lineup of performances this fall.

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Rakim @ Underground Arts with Chill Moody, Freeway, Reef The Lost Cauze and More.

Source: Jump Philly

Rakim hit the stage at Underground Arts last Thursday in full ’90s swagger. In a pair of baggy jeans, new Timberlands, over-sized Carhart jacket and a Yankees cap tilted slightly to the side, the legend stood before the crowd and just let the cheers envelope him. After nearly a solid minute of posing, the 47-year […]

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Rakim at Underground Arts, Bryant Eugene Vazquez at The Fire, Moon Bounce / Truewave at The Dolphin and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Rakim | photo via facebook.com/rakimallahHip hop icon Rakim brings the heat to the Eraserhood tonight for a headlining show at Underground Arts. The Long Island MC first gained attention in the 80s as half of the pioneering duo Erik B. and Rakim; their albums … Continued

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