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 Solomon 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,...

Stream Kendrick Lamar’s iTunes Festival At SXSW Performance

Just incase you missed Kendrick Lamar's at SXSW this year, iTunes is your connect to stream his entire show for a limited amount of time. The Kid performed a plethora of songs including cuts from his critically acclaimed debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, his feature on Fredo...

Concert Review: Scotty ATL – Road 2 Spaghetti Junction Tour, Atlanta, GA

[caption id="attachment_72825" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo by Robin M. Johnson[/caption] There is something major happening right now in the heart of Atlanta. The Cool Club Movement is growing at a noticeably fast rate. The leader, an unsigned indie artist whose rap style can be...

News: Outkast to Headline OVO Fest Alongside Drake

Outkast is going to have a busy 2014. At the beginning of the year, the Atlanta duo announced that they will reunite and perform at over 40 musical festivals, and while not all the festivals have been revealed, they have, so far, confirmed appearances at Coachella and Governors Ball in New York....

Will A Hip-Hop Artist Ever Headline The Super Bowl Halftime Show?

Pop quiz: who was the first rapper to ever perform during the Super Bowl Halftime Show? a.) Jay-Z b.) Eminem c.) 50 Cent d.) Nelly If you chose Nelly (of all people), then you are correct. In fact, he performed twice. Once in 2001 alongside Aerosmith, 'N'Sync, Britney Spears, and Mary J....

News: ScHoolboy Q Announces Oxymoron Tour

As fans patiently wait for Oxymoron, ScHoolboy Q announced that they can now look forward to a tour. The TDE rapper announced via Twitter that he will travel through North America and Europe on his Oxymoron Tour, starting in March. He will be accompanied by TDE label mate Isaiah Rashad and fellow...

Concert Review: Vic Mensa, The Chicago Rapper To See Live

Stefan Ponce, Vic Mensa's DJ, captures the audience's attention the second he hits the stage. First, it's his signature hairstyle, then it's "Cocoa Butter Kisses." Vic's verse on the track is one of the best of the entire tape, and still stands as perhaps his highest-profile moment: a perfect...