Concert Review: Hudson Mohawke Is Full of Surprises

[caption id="attachment_76487" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo by Martin Blondet[/caption] Manhattan's Webster Hall swelled with anticipation last Wednesday as Hudson Mohawke stealthily approached the DJ booth, soaked in fog and purple lighting, accompanied by thin layer of watery synths....

Watch the Full Summer Jam Sets of 50 Cent, Nas, Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa and More

If you weren't at Met Life Stadium yesterday or if you missed the live ustream, don't worry, you can watch the important sets in full now. While sound was an issue throughout the night, Summer Jam 2014 was one of the most memorable concerts in the show's history. Wiz Khalifa got the surprises...

SOUNDSET 2014: PHOTOS & REVIEW

Photography by Khammy Phanthavong Words by Ryan Reyes Over 30,000 eager hip hop fans descended on Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota for the 7th annual Soundset Festival. The bill was diverse: ranging from Minnesota-based artists such as Atmosphere, Prof, deM atlaS, Lizzo and...

News: Eminem to be First Rapper to Headline Wembley Stadium

Eminem recently added another piece of history to his career. While chatting with BBC'S Zane Lowe, Marshall revealed that he will be performing at Wembley Stadium in London on July 11. This marks the first time in history that a rapper will headline the landmark arena and it will also be...

News: Paid Dues 2014 Is Cancelled

The annual Paid Dues concert will be cancelled this year. Murs, the creator of this concert, announced the show's cancellation today on Facebook: First I’d like to thank all of you for your patience. This announcement has been a long time coming. I regretfully announce that Paid Dues will not...

Kid Ink’s My Own Lane Tour Swerved Through NYC on 4/20

[caption id="attachment_74751" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Photo by Liz Ramanand[/caption] Kid Ink's "My Own Lane" tour came to Irving Plaza Sunday night. After opening sets by King Los and Bizzy Crook, Kid Ink rocked the stage with just a mic, one hype man and his DJ. He ran through songs...

Photo Recap: TY Dolla $ign, Travis $cott & Topaz Jones @ University of Pennsylvania

Shout out to the University of Pennsylvania for getting the Ivy League excited about underground hip-hop. Last month they invited Brooklyn rap duo The Underachievers and Canada's hottest new producer Kaytranada for a tag team performance that rocked Philadelphia's Rotunda Theater. This...

Photo Recap: Asaad, Matt Ford, and Salomon Faye @ Silk City Diner, Philadelphia

Upon arrival, Philly's Silk City Diner doesn't look the part of a underground hip hop venue. It looks like a diner. However, hiding behind the stainless steel counter tops and cushioned booths is an amazing hip hop bar and lounge where Philly's own Asaad (Saudi Money) hosted his Flowers II album...

Concert Review: G-Eazy’s These Things Happen Tour

As Spring Break gets underway, many concertgoers are clearing their calendars and preparing for some of the season's hottest tours featuring their favorite artists. On April 4, 2014, anxious fans stood in line waiting for the doors to open so that they could secure their spots inside the Heaven...

News: Eminem and Outkast to Headline Lollapalooza

It was long rumored that Eminem would serve as the headliner for this year's Lollapalooza festival. It turns out the rumors were true, as they officially announced their full line-up with Eminem and Outkast at the top of the bill. Among the rest of the acts are Childish Gambino, Nas, Vic Mensa,...